Stories From 2018

Nov 12, 2018

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Assurant raises more than $200,000 at their 5K for United Way Miami-Dade, Lutz Buddy Up connects veterans locally by building a network of comrades who form life-long bonds by  providing  peer support, community building and overall well-being, Tracy Collander, LCSW joins the expanding team at Accreditation Guru, Inc, and more.

Nov 12, 2018

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Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and Currituck-Dare Women's Fund award $25,405 in local grants, Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital speaks at the Innovate Raleigh Summit, and Communities in Schools of Durham seeks volunteers for Durham Performance Learning Center, and more.

Nov 5, 2018

Meet. Share. Do.

A civic engagement initiative, born in Chicago, sparks a national movement.

Nov 5, 2018

No Sides, Only Love

There is far less that divides us than the things that make us all human. Encircle gives youth a place they can come every day to feel respected and loved.

Nov 5, 2018

An “Equi-center” of Alliances

While collaborations may have a funding benefit, nonprofits should consider an informal alliance as a way to help improve the stability of their organizations. Sharing best practices, new ideas and even struggles experienced by an organization can give others new insights on ways to secure funding, enhance their programs, and use their resources more effectively.

Nov 5, 2018

Creating a Space for Youth to Find (and Be) Themselves

The Magic City Acceptance Center provides resources and support for Birmingham's LGBTQ youth.

Nov 5, 2018

What Traits do America’s Favorite Charities Share?

If you could only support one charitable organization, which organization would it be? Grey Matter dives in to find out what traits America’s favorite charities share.

Nov 5, 2018

55 Years Later, The Lawyers’ Committee Continues the Fight for Justice

The Lawyers’ Committee has been a strong player in the enforcement of civil rights and a vocal source of information and education about the need and justification for the protections of minorities and the importance of the rule of law. While it has many accomplishments, there is still much more to be done.

Nov 5, 2018

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News about grants, gifts The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awarded an additional $22 million in grants through its Safety and Justice Challenge. The new funding will support 12 new cities and counties working to reduce incarceration and […]

Nov 5, 2018

Building a True Democracy

Common Cause North Carolina knows the ultimate power in our democracy is the people. Comprised of fearless, ordinary Americans standing together to build a system that works for everyone. It starts with putting an end to gerrymandering, limiting the undue influence of money in elections, encouraging broad voter participation, and ensuring diverse, accessible, and accountable government. Ultimately, every person matters.