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12.19.13: U.S. Nonprofit News
CVS Caremark Charitable Trust pledges $5 million to provide healthcare access for underserved populations, Perot Museum of Nature and Science celebrates its first anniversary, Keep America Beautiful and the Education Alliance announce new CEOs, and more.
12.18.13 N.C. Nonprofit News
Wake Technical Community College raises more than $17.5 million in first major gifts campaign, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina appoints new board members, an anonymous donor helps 1,600 Salvation Army Angels, Carolina Diesel Trucks Christmas Convoy delivers Toys for Tots, and more.
The charitable face of data: Using big data to enhance nonprofit giving
Harnessing big data to make small changes to the giving process can result in substantial increases in donations because charities appear more appealing and can target the right people, explains Jed Mole with Acxiom.
Social entrepreneurship initiative launches at NC State
Motivated and engaged NCSU students are launching social entrepreneurship projects to change the world. A new initiative seeks to forge a vision for how students, faculty and community partners can "do good" in addition to doing well, says Elizabeth Benefield, program coordinator with the Institute for Nonprofits.
12.12.13: U.S. Nonprofit News
Hasbro employees celebrate the holidays with children on Global Day of Joy, UJA-Federation raises record $26 million at Wall Street dinner, new Madeira Global Foundation focuses on for-profit social enterprises, new Community Resilience Fund helps nonprofits in hard times, and more.
12.11.13 N.C. Nonprofit News
Discovery Place in Charlotte selects a new CEO, GSK IMPACT Awards recognize nine Triangle nonprofits, Open Door Ministries of High Point plans dinner to honor homeless, Urban Ministry Center of Charlotte plans a concert with the Blind Boys of Alabama, and more.
Assessing accountability measures governing nonprofit grant funding at the county level in North Carolina
As nonprofits deliver more services once provided by local governments that face tight fiscal times, four objective accountability measures can help smooth the relationship between nonprofits and government, Nick Byrne, a UNC J.D. candidate, explains in his research.
Discovery Place selects new CEO
Discovery Place, Inc. in Charlotte announced that Catherine Wilson Horne, chief executive officer of a South Carolina children’s museum, has been selected as its new CEO and president.
The patient is waiting, impatiently: A philanthropic model for accelerating adoption of medical technology
Nonprofits can make real, game-changing progress in medical innovation, and the need for private philanthropy to close a critical gap that industry and government cannot fulfill has never been greater, says Neal F. Kassell, MD, founder and chairman of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.