News about grants, gifts
The AJ Fletcher Foundation approved grants to eight nonprofit organizations, totaling $915,000. Organizations include: Me Fine Foundation, North Carolina Arts Council Foundation, Public School Forum of North Carolina and Student U.
The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership received a $108,000 charitable grant from GSK to support six 2016–17 Kenan Fellows from the Wake County Public School System participating in nanotechnology research.
News about people, groups
Student Action with Farmworkers has partnered with Wake Forest School of Medicine – Department of Family and Community Medicine on a research study focused on child farmworkers in North Carolina.
Prevention Partners hosted its third annual Healthy Together NC Summit in Research Triangle Park on October 4th.
The American Red Cross opened 24 shelters in North Carolina during the events of Hurricane Matthew.
Triangle Nonprofit Communicators hosted its Instagram for Nonprofits luncheon on October 12th, in Raleigh.
Greensboro Urban Ministry volunteers braved two days of hurricane-related rain and collected close to 50,000 pounds of non-perishable items to help restock the agency’s Food Pantry shelves.
Meredith College will hold a dedication and unveiling ceremony for the recently renovated Johnson Hall and new welcome center on October 19th;renovations were supported by a $3.5 million gift from the Jud Ammons family in honor of his late wife Meredith College alumna Jo Ellen Williams Ammons.
PNC Institutional Advisory Solutions appointed Pamela O. Dean as nonprofit solutions director; she will be responsible for increasing the company’s focus on endowments and foundations.
Benevolence Farm hosted the 4th Annual Second Chance Dine and Dance: A Taste of Benevolence Farm on October 13th at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw.
Habitat for Humanity Asheville dedicated 6 houses on October 14th in Hudson Hill, a subdivision in West Asheville.
News about opportunities, initiatives
Regional employers will join Made in Durham partners for the inaugural Power of Partnership Summit on November 4th at the Museum Hotel in Durham.
The Triangle/Eastern NC Chapter of JDRF will hold its annual One Walk event on October 22nd at Coastal Federal Credit Union Music Park in Raleigh.
Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast will accept applications for its community health grants program until December 1st.
AFP Triangle North Carolina Chapter will host a membership and Networking Pop Up on November 10th, in Durham.
The Mint Museum and Davidson College will host a Kindred Spirits Art and Food Outing on November 15th.
The North Carolina Community Foundation is accepting online donations for its statewide Disaster Relief Fund to support relief efforts related to Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina.
Durham Rescue Mission is accepting donations for supplies to be donated to flood victims of Hurricane Matthew in Kinston, NC.
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service will host its annual meeting on October 27th, at the United Church of Chapel Hill.
The 2016 Greater Triangle Area CROP Hunger Walk will be held on October 23rd, at Broughton High School in Raleigh.
Applications for Triangle Community Foundation‘s 2017 Innovation Award—a $25,000 grant to support creative solutions to community issues— will be accepted until November 11th.
Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge will host its 2016 Day with the Turkeys on November 26th, in Pittsboro.
Siba Mtongana, Global Impact Ambassador for Stop Hunger Now, will tour the United States until October 26th, to raise awareness of world hunger by stopping first in Raleigh, North Carolina and later appearing in New York, Atlanta, San Francisco and Las Vegas as part of the “How We Rise” tour.
The John William Pope Foundation will accept applications for the 2017 Joy W. Pope Memorial Grant in the Arts and the 2017 Joy W. Pope Memorial Grant in Human Services until October 24th.
The Guilford Green Foundation will host a masquerade ball, All Hallow’s Takeover, on October 29th, in Greensboro.
Triangle Family Services will host the 14th annual gingerbread benefit on December 1st, at The Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Research Triangle Park.
Nominations will be accepted for the 2017 Business Support of the Arts Awards until November 28th; the awards will be sponsored by The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.
On October 20th, in Durham, Angel Oak Creative and ReCity Network in Durham will present The Million Dollar Miracle – a marketing/fundraising workshop on how to leverage branding, marketing, and media to transform fundraising efforts.
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