News about grants, gifts
The Center for Craft Creativity and Design named its recipients of the 2017 Windgate Fellowship for art. Grant recipients are ten college graduates who will each receive $15,000 to further their artistic careers.
Duke University received a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to expand research on America’s religious congregations to assess how they are changing over time.
MiracleFeet will receive a $5 million grant over five years from the Oak Foundation to help end the disability caused by untreated clubfoot in low-income countries. The foundation’s grant will support an ambitious 15-year plan in cooperation with the Global Clubfoot Initiative to end disability caused by clubfoot worldwide.
News about people, groups
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity celebrated the start of the final three houses in its “Shiloh: Let’s Build!” campaign on April 12th.
The Community Foundation of Henderson
will present photographs from the Baker Barber collection in a special presentation that honors the African American members of the Henderson County community on April 26th at the Henderson County Public Library.
Keep Durham Beautiful
held its first annual ReUse Rodeo on April 22nd
and Durham Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 23rd
Durham Rescue Mission
‘s Annual Community Easter event was attended by 2,075 people and served 1,764 meals and distributed 1,242 Easter baskets, 654 free bags of groceries, 5,200 articles of clothing, and new socks donated by SolMate Sock Company.
The Mint Museum Uptown
opened the “State of the Art, Discovering American Art Now” exhibition on April 22nd and the exhibition will be open until September 3rd.
News about opportunities, initiatives
, in partnership with Guilford County Schools (GCS), is accepting nominations for the 2017 Arts Education Teacher of the Year Award, the deadline for nominations is May 15th.
The Durham Arts Council
is having an artist reception on May 26th for the “Forecasts And Other Disturbances”, “Our House”, and “Fluid” exhibitions.
United Way of Henderson County
is seeking volunteers throughout the community for their annual Day of Caring on May 13th to mobilize the caring power of volunteers to mak
e a meaningful impact in the community.
is holding the #ServiceUnites pilot project as part of National Volunteer Week 2017 on April 26th at the Food Bank Raleigh.
will hold its annual Fish Fry Fundraiser on April 28th at the Safety Club location to benefit the Stewards Fund.
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