Stories From 2010

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.