News about grants, gifts
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas awarded $5,000 in scholarship money to East Rutherford High School this year through its High School Partnership Program, for giving more blood during the 2016-17 school year than any other high school that CBCC works with.
Community Foundation of Henderson County awarded local students 229 scholarships totaling $471,700 for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Cary Women’s Giving Network announced $14,000 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.
Duke Energy invested $2.7 million in more than 70 education and training initiatives across North Carolina.
News about people, groups
Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge hosted a free vegan cooking class with Tessa Burmania and Monika Soria Caruso on June 17th at the office of Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge in Pittsboro, NC.
Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio hosted their show with Michael Davidson, Brett Carey, and Brad Shaw on June 9th.
34 teachers from 11 Wake County elementary schools will learn to weave the arts into all subject areas at the Arts Integration Institute presented by United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County June 19th-23rd.
Brian Brush was selected as the public artist for the Duke Energy Performing Arts Center Public Art Project.
News about opportunities, initiatives
The Association of Fundraising Professionals NC Triad monthly meeting will be on June 27th at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville.
Nonprofit organizations that need to create, improve, or expand their services to meet community needs are welcome to apply to host an Ally of the AmeriCorps Ally program.
UNC PAWS is asking for support to raise $50,000 by June 30th to support the program.
The Orange County Arts Commission and Orange County Animal Services invite the community to the unveiling of the newest public art piece, “Calypso Cat” by Mark Elliott on June 29th at Orange County Animal Services.
StepUp Ministry is asking for supporters to help reach their goal of raising $160,000 to help children and adults prepare for productive lives.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will host “Adult Night: Superhero Science” on Thursday, June 22nd.
Family Care Center of Catawba Valley, Inc. is seeking teenagers or college students to help with landscaping during the summer months.
Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation needs help recruiting firefighters for the upcoming “Spot it: Firefighter Calendar Event to help us raise awareness in a fun way. All proceeds from this event benefit the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation and their mission of raising awareness and providing education and early detection for skin cancer and melanoma.
The 13th Annual NC Philanthropy Conference will take place in Durham in August. Registration is now open with Early Bird Rates through July 7th.
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