04.26.12: This week in N.C.: Nonprofits & giving

News about grants, gifts

Quintiles, Research Triangle Park, granting four scholarships of $2,500 each to 2012 graduates from City of Medicine Academy, Durham.

Greater Triangle Stewardship Development Awards program gave gold stewardship development awards to White Deer Park, Garner, and to West Village Phase II Expansion, Durham; honorable mention for water-quality protection to The Market at Colonnade, Raleigh; and honorable mention for integration with the community to The Courtyard at Duke Hospital, Durham.

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina, Raleigh, getting $11,000 grant from Carolina Hurricanes’ Kids ‘N Community Foundation.

Fifteen young leaders at United Way of Greater Greensboro volunteered on April 14 at Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro.

Hispanic League, Winston-Salem, awarding  $2,000 scholarships to 31 local Hispanic and Latino students funded by individual and corporate donations; since start of program in 2000, $335,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 180 students.

News about people, groups

Kevin Brice resigned, effective April 30, as president, Triangle Land Conservancy, Raleigh, after 17 years with the organization; board launching national search for new president.

SECU Family House, Winston-Salem, piloting collaborative program to help future health-care professionals serve family caregivers; partners include Wake Forest Baptist Health, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Forsyth Technical Community College; and Winston-Salem State University.

23d Annual Dining for Friends, benefiting Triad Health Project, to be held May 19, 9 p.m., at The Terrace, Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point will benefit from event May 19 to shred old financial records; agency is teaming with Vecoplan, which will donate shredding trucks and services, and with High Point Bank, which will host event at offices of its Insurance Group.

BB&T received 2012 Corporate Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters, Winston-Salem.

Ellen Frazier, member, Young Alumnae Committee, Meredith College, Raleigh, named volunteer administrator, Dorcas Ministries, Cary.

Charlotte Jones-Anderson, chairperson, advisory board, national Salvation Army, and executive vice president of brand management and president of charities, The Dallas Cowboys, will be guest speaker at annual fundraising dinner, The Salvation Army of Winston-Salem’s Boys and Girls Club, May 10, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club, 2100 Reynolds Park Road.

Alliance Medical Ministry, Raleigh, to honor Dr. Charles Mann, a co-founder, at its Annual Spring Soiree, May 18; goal is to raise $100,000 at event, to be held 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at agency’s office, 101 Donald Ross Drive.

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