Stories From Aug 2017

Aug 28, 2017

Community Foundations and their Role in Philanthropy

Community foundations lead the way by getting things done. Foundation For The Carolinas' President and CEO Michael Marsicano explains how.

Aug 28, 2017

When Cultivating Positive Relationships, Don’t Forget Your Auditor

Auditing is always a stressful time for nonprofit employees and board members, but if you strive for an open, communicative relationship with your CPA, you just might find a lasting ally dedicated to ensuring your organization’s mission is achieved.

Aug 28, 2017 | NC State News

Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

The nonprofit sector has been critiqued as not holding its executives accountable, even when they are underperforming. But a new study out of NC State University finds nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures – an indication of reduced operations – are more likely to seek new leadership.

Aug 28, 2017

Become More Energy-Savvy to Save Money

Maximizing your energy savings can take time, however, the changes you make today can benefit your bottom line for years to come.

Aug 28, 2017

8.28.17 International Nonprofit News

Taawon launches its annual awards for 2017, Democracy Reporting International and Georgian Young Lawyers Association hold CommunicaThon, applications are open for The Vital Voices Grow Fellowship, and more.

Aug 28, 2017

8.28.17 US Nonprofit News

UnitedHealthcare donates 26 bicycles to students at Rocky Mountain Prep – Creekside Elementary School, the Isaac Bruce Foundation and the Buddy Fund partners to fund a weight room renovation at Carnahan High School of the Future, Univision Communications donates 57 Latin American works of art to the Frost Art Museum, and more.

Aug 28, 2017

8.28.17 NC Nonprofit News

November brings the N.C. Museum of History’s 22nd Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration, Durham Rescue Mission hosts a Back-to-School Party for Needy Students, The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation raises over $120,000 at their Denim Ball on August 4th, and more.

Aug 28, 2017

August – NC Grant News Roundup

North State Bank donates $150,000 to Transitions LifeCare, The Winston-Salem Foundation awards 23 Community Grants totaling $467,632, Curamericas Global is selected as one of four recipients of a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Global Grants Program, and more

Aug 21, 2017

8.21.17 US Nonprofit News

Cedars-Sinai awards $4.8M in grants to support community clinics, Climate Generation is collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Commerce to offer an Energy Engagement Student Internships, Atlanta will host The Soul of Philanthropy at the Auburn Avenue Research library, beginning November 1st, and more.

Aug 21, 2017

8.21.17 NC Nonprofit News

The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation awards $1,440 in local grants, Chatham, Durham and Rowan counties join the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, The Youth Justice Project launches steering committee, and more.