News about grants, gifts
Duke staff and faculty visited Governor Roy Cooper this week to present a $51,000 Doing Good in the Neighborhood donation from Duke employees to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund. The contribution will go toward Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was awarded a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for an initiative designed to integrate the humanities into UNC’s broader curriculum and foster new humanities-related avenues of public engagement.
Raleigh Little Theatre received major-gifts, raising over $740,000 from 39 individuals and eight institutions to improve accessibility and technology throughout its campus.
The Asheville Merchants Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awarded $405,000 in grants to nine Buncombe County nonprofit organizations to fund projects designed to strengthen the community.
News about people, groups
Triangle Land Conservancy and Chatham Cider Works hosted a Bushel for Brumley apple gleaning at Brumley Nature Preserve on July 15th. For every 8 pounds of apples gathered, Chatham Cider works donated $2 to Triangle Land Conservancy.
24 Foundation named its grant recipients on July 10th that the organization and two of its signature events will support in 2017. The five primary beneficiaries are: Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center, Ulman Cancer Center for Young Adults and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.
Advance Community Health hosted their Warriors for Wellness yoga class on July 11th.
The Historic Stagville Jubilee Music Festival took place on July 15th in Durham offering traditional music for all visitors to enjoy.
The Duke Endowment named Gillian Small as their new fellow. Gillian previously worked for Teach for America as an eighth grade English teacher at Whitewater Middle School in Charlotte.
Kidznotes appointed Nick Malinowski as Executive Director on July 10th.
As part of Cary Ballet Conservatory’s community outreach program, 15 children residing at the Good Samaritan Inn of Durham Rescue Mission received a free introductory ballet workshop and a new pair of ballet shoes on July 11th.
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity dedicated six new homes in Shiloh on July 14th.
News about opportunities, initiatives
The Hispanic League’s 25th annual Fiesta will take place on September 23rd in Winston-Salem.
Association of Fundraising Professionals NC Triad Chapter’s monthly meeting will take place at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden on July 25th.
The Jasmine Sickle Cell Warriors Foundation, Inc. is looking for businesses and persons to help sponsor the third annual Sickle Cell Walk, being held on September 23rd in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
United Arts Council will host “Learning Lunch: Recap of American for the Arts Study” on July 20th at the United Arts office.
Eastern North Carolina’s Stop Human Trafficking will host Human Trafficking Investigations Seminar July 19th-21st at the Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center.
The Elizabeth Fellows Program is currently seeking dedicated individuals to serve as volunteer Elizabeth Mentors for the fellowship program during the 2017-18 school year.
Wilson County Community Foundation, Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount, and Edgecombe Charitable Foundation are currently accepting grant applications for projects funded from its community grantmaking fund.
Applications are being accepted for Durham Cerebral Palsy Foundation Fund 2017 Grant until October 1st.
Dogwood Alliance will host Stories Happen in Forests: A Live Storytelling Event on July 27th at Motorco in Durham.
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