Stories From 2010

Dec 23, 2010

Dec. 23: Hughes, Pittman & Gupton; Duke Children’s Hospital; Mecklenburg Bar; and more

Dec. 23: Hughes, Pittman & Gupton gives funds, toys; Duke Children's Hospital gets electronic gear; Mecklenburg Bar Association gives $40,000; and more

Dec 23, 2010

Elon connects law students to community

Law students at Elon University receive mentoring from local lawyers, learn about philanthropy by selecting nonprofits to receive grants, and take on projects for local nonprofits.

Dec 23, 2010

Women more likely to donate than men

Across all charity types, women are at least as likely as men to donate, and for eight of 11 categories, they are significantly more likely to give, a new study says.

Dec 22, 2010

Boston task force wants nonprofits to pay for basic city services…

Boston task force wants nonprofits to pay for basic city services; federal judge orders government pay officials of shuttered Islamic charity; and more.

Dec 22, 2010

Half of donations in state reach charities

Slightly more than half the donations North Carolinians made last year to nonprofits through professional solicitors actually reach the intended charity, a new report says.

Dec 22, 2010

Foundations’ international giving dips

While international giving by U.S. foundations fell 4 percent in 2009, it fared better than domestic giving during the heat of the recession.

Dec 21, 2010

Cade to lead United Way women’s group

Lisa Cade of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina will lead the Women’s Leadership Council of United Way of the Greater Triangle for 2011.

Dec 21, 2010

Dec. 21: Critical Need Response Fund, Elon law school, Heart Association, and more

Dec. 21: Critical Need Response Fund accepting applications; Elon law school launches immigration law clinic; American Heart Association names Mid-Atlantic exec; and more

Dec 21, 2010

Dec. 21: Winston-Salem Foundation, Triangle Community Foundation, Rural Center, and more

Dec. 21: Winston-Salem Foundation gives $560,000; Triangle Community Foundation gives $182,000; N.C. Rural Center grants $5 million; and more

Dec 21, 2010

Dec. 21: Heart Association, Foundation for Women, Direct Relief International, and more

Dec. 21: American Heart Association names Mid-Atlantic exec; Foundation for Women names CEO; Direct Relief International launches online medical-aid map; and more