Stories From 2011

Dec 21, 2011

12.21.11: News about grants gifts

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, received $2.5 million multi-year grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to create Wells Fargo Scholars Program. Seventeen alumni and their families committed total of over $10.5 million to Wake Forest School […]

Dec 21, 2011

Nonprofits still hurting

The crippled economy continues to squeeze nonprofits, with smaller organizations under the greatest stress, a new report says.

Dec 20, 2011

Tobacco firm supporting schools, downtowns

Total charitable giving by Reynolds American, its affiliated companies and its foundation totaled $10.2 million in 2010, including cash and in-kind donations.

Dec 19, 2011

12.19.11: News about people, groups

Charles Phaneuf, former managing director, Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mt. Ranier, Md., named executive director, Raleigh Little Theatre. Adam Hartzell, senior state attorney general for consumer affairs and former executive director, InterAct, Raleigh, named executive director, Center for International Understanding, University […]

Dec 19, 2011

12.19.11: News about grants, gifts

North Carolina New Schools Project raised $1.5 million in pledges in recent weeks to meet required private-sector match for $15 million federal grant to add up to 20 traditional high schools in rural, low-income communities across state and benefit over […]

Dec 19, 2011

Higher-ed endowments earn 19.8 percent

Colleges and universities in the U.S. earned an average of 19.8 percent on their endowments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, continuing a post-recession rebound that began in fiscal 2010, preliminary data from 284 schools show.

Dec 15, 2011

12.15.11: News about grants, gifts

GlaxoSmithKline awarded $40,000 each to The Healing Place of Wake County, Raleigh; Helping Hand Clinic, Sanford; Housing for New Hope, Durham; Moore Free Care Clinic, Southern Pines; North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center, Mebane; and Senior PharmAssist, Durham. Bowl Away CF […]

Dec 15, 2011

12.15.11: News about people, groups

Gloria Scienski, executive director, Charlotte affiliate, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, retiring Dec. 30 after five years. Salvation Army, High Point, housed nearly 800 people in its shelter in 2012, served nearly 32,500 meals and helped nearly 9,000 individuals […]

Dec 15, 2011

Statewide Habitat aims to boost affiliates

Building the organizational capacity of North Carolina’s 81 affiliates of Habitat for Humanity, particularly smaller affiliates, represents a big goal of a new statewide group, one of nearly 30 statewide Habitat groups in the U.S.

Dec 14, 2011

Dec. 14: Children’s Theatre, NPower, Responsible Lending, and more

Dec. 14: Children's Theatre of Charlotte teams with Extreme Makeover Home Edition; NPower Charlotte Region names new executive director; Center for Responsible Lending names two board members; and more