Stories From 2011

Dec 14, 2011

Dec. 14: Boys & Girls Clubs, Ronald McDonald, Habitat, and more

Dec. 14: Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County get $107,000; Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem gets $35,000; Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County gets $80,000; and more

Dec 14, 2011

Charities’ share of dollars raised shrinks

North Carolina charities that use paid solicitors to raise money had a tough year, not only bringing in less overall, but paying a larger percentage to professional solicitors, a new report says.

Dec 13, 2011

AFP Triangle Philanthropy Forecast 2012

AFP Triangle hosting Philanthropy Forecast 2012, featuring keynote address from Michael Walden, professor of economics, N.C. State University, Sheraton Imperial, Research Triangle Park; information and registration target="_blank">online.

Dec 13, 2011

Recession’s effects on corporate giving vary

As cash donations from companies dwindled during the recession, product donations helped keep overall corporate giving strong, a new study says.

Dec 9, 2011

Dec. 9: Komen, Salvation Army, Philanthropy Forecast, and more

Dec. 9: Scienski leaving Komen for the Cure in Charlotte; Salvation Army in High Point serves 32,500 meals; 2012 Philanthropy Forecast scheduled in Triangle; and more

Dec 9, 2011

Dec. 9: GSK, Cystic Fibrosis, Easter Seals UCP, and more

Dec. 9: GlaxoSmithKline awards $40,000 each to six nonprofits; event raises $24,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; event raises $4,800 for Easter Seals UCP of North Carolina & Virginia; and more

Dec 9, 2011

Balancing stability with the need for change

Whether change takes place because of economic, political, legal, competitive or social factors, it is the responsibility of a nonprofit’s leaders to prepare and lead the organization through changing times.

Dec 8, 2011

Duke gets $75 million

Duke University in Durham has announced two gifts totaling $75 million from two board members and their wives.

Dec 8, 2011

Americans optimistic about holiday giving

The giving spirit has struck Americans, with 71 percent of people surveyed by the American Red Cross saying they plan to donate the same amount or more to charity this holiday season than last, a new poll says.

Dec 6, 2011

Corporate and Foundation Giving

Corporate and Foundation GivingIn this special report, PJ looks at trends in giving by corporations and foundations, and what they are looking for in forming partnerships with nonprofits.