Stories From 2010

Dec 21, 2010

Survey finds big charities are most ‘engaged’ with Twitter…

Survey finds big charities are most ‘engaged’ with Twitter; nonprofits an overlooked engine of economy; and more.

Dec 20, 2010

Critics question promise of social-network sites to spur giving…

Critics question promise of social-network sites to spur giving; more mergers and dropped programs expected; and more.

Dec 20, 2010

New Catholic high school in works

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte is considering a second Catholic high school for Mecklenburg County.

Dec 20, 2010

Branding boosts online giving to charity

Online donors who give through a charity’s website tend to give more initially, and over, time than do donors making contributions through other online venues, a new study says.

Dec 17, 2010

N.C. State gets $40 million gift

North Carolina State University has received a $40 million gift from alumnus Lonnie C. Poole, Jr., and his wife, Carol, the largest gift in the 123-year history of the school.

Dec 17, 2010

N.C. State University gets $40 million gift…

N.C. State University gets $40 million gift; German foreign ministry giving $80 million to preserve Nazi camp; and more.

Dec 17, 2010

Fundraisers honor givers, peers

J. Edmund McGee of Stokes County and Anita Ogburn of Forsyth County have been named “Outstanding Fundraising Professionals” by the NC-Triad Chapter the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Dec 17, 2010

Few funders make ‘greening’ a priority

Almost all grantmakers encourage recycling, but few have made green practices a priority within their organizations, a new study says.

Dec 16, 2010

Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser, Greensboro

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro and Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity, hosting Festive Tables: Designing Dream Settings, including cocktail party and silent auction, Proximity Hotel, Greensboro.

Dec 16, 2010

L.A. schools get OK to enlist corporate sponsors…

L.A. schools get OK to enlist corporate sponsors; Massachusetts charities get only 43% of funds solicitors raise; and more.