Stories From 2017

Nov 13, 2017

11.13.17 US Nonprofit News

A Walk on Water hosts its sixth bi-coastal event of the 2017 season, Communities Foundation of Texas launches CFT for Business, eleven cities across the U.S. to receive close to a million dollars for sustainability efforts, and more.

Nov 13, 2017

11.13.17 NC Nonprofit News

Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on view from November 16th-19th at the Greensboro History Museum, more than 50 regional potters participated in the Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival on November 11th, the Golden LEAF Foundation awards $1.5 million to the the town of Oak Island, and more.

Nov 6, 2017

Supporting a Community of Volunteers

By investing in the support that volunteers need, Crisis Text Line achieves its mission of meeting those in crisis, wherever they are.

Nov 6, 2017

Club Nova: Providing Entry to Community

Club Nova emerged from a grassroots effort to make a significant impact on their members and the larger community. Relationships are the core of their work, and their decision making is consensus based in shared, inclusive leadership.

Nov 6, 2017

TROSA: A Unique Path to Sustainability

Sustainability has been built into TROSA’s unique model of recovery since its inception. TROSA has learned that investing in those you serve, and in deep and meaningful ways, helps not only your clients but your overall organization as well. 

Nov 6, 2017

Meeting Your Population Where They Are: North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition

The North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) intends to help those affected by drug use in their current state. The organization utilizes, and advocates for, realistic and non-judgmental outreach to help those in need to make changes in their life. This includes hiring staff that are former clients of NCHRC, who are able to relate to the problems of those they are hoping to serve.

Nov 6, 2017

Continuing the Mission – Caring for the Families of Those Who Gave Their Lives for Freedom

TAPS has used the peer support model to touch the lives of more than 70,000 surviving spouses, parents, siblings, children, battle buddies, and others who are grieving the death of a military loved one.

Nov 6, 2017

Death is Taboo, but Good Grief is Normalizing it for Kids

Ninety percent of children will experience the loss of someone they know before the age of 20. Yet in 2017, we still fall short in talking openly about death in ways that are meaningful to children. Good Grief’s mission is attempting to change the culture around death and provide children with the resources they need.

Nov 6, 2017

Healing Transitions: Lighting the Way to Recovery

Sometimes the best person to help recover from a difficult situation is someone who has been in that place before. Healing Transitions in Raleigh uses peer-based counseling and creates a supportive community to those who need help recovering from the dark place created by addiction.

Nov 6, 2017

11.6.17 US Nonprofit News

The City of Miami grants $130,000 to The Motivational Edge, the Hereditary Disease Foundation to present the 2017 Leslie Gehry Brenner Prize for Innovation in Science at its 50th Anniversary Symposium and Gala, the Tiger Woods Foundation and Discovery Education host Career Connections: Transforming Passion into Purpose at Facebook, and more.