News about grants, gifts
The North Carolina Development Initiative received $750,000 from the Golden Leaf Foundation to help small businesses in NC counties impacted by Hurricane Matthew, western wildfires, Tropical Storm Julia, and Tropical Storm Hermine.
The Triangle/Eastern NC Chapter of JDRF celebrated its 14th annual Hope Gala at North Ridge Country Club on April 29 and raised $950,000 in support of JDRF’s mission to create a world without Type 1 diabetes.
The board of advisors of the Montgomery County Fund announced more than $26,000 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.
This year’s Library Services and Technology Act grants totaled over $2.3 million, and include 39 awards for local library projects. Awardees were announced on June 8th.
News about people, groups
Two four-person teams are racing across America in 3,000 Miles to a Cure on June 17th to beat brain cancer. The Lumberton-based organization’s goal for this event is to raise $100,000 for brain cancer research.
Durham Area Volunteer Administrators hosted their June workshop on June 8th.
Leadership representatives of the North Carolina Community Foundation and the Women’s Impact Network of New Hanover County announced that Women’s Impact Network will become an independent organization by year-end.
Communities in Schools of Durham recognized students for their progress and success during the 2017 Graduation and Awards Ceremony.
News about opportunities, initiatives
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Triangle North Carolina Chapter is encouraging individuals and organizations to nominate a donor or peer for various awards in honor or National Philanthropy Day. Nominations will be accepted until July 1st.
The North Carolina Humanities Council is now accepting Large grant proposals for public humanities projects of extended scope that explore North Carolina’s rich diversity, traditions and cultures. Applicants may request a maximum of $25,000. This deadline for draft proposals is June 30th.
The North Carolina Planned Giving Council is inviting all nonprofits in eastern North Carolina to “Planned Giving 101,” a seminar focused on how to raise more money by beginning or running a planned giving program.
Brookdale Meadowmont is inviting individuals to the community with a complimentary breakfast on June 21st.
Tosco Music is seeking volunteers to before and after their Beatles Tribute performance on June 17th.
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