News about grants, gifts
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina approved five focus area grants totaling $95,768 to support regional projects in Food and Farming and Natural and Cultural Resources.
Curamericas Global raised more than $350,000 through their second-annual Mom-A-Thon fundraiser that launched November 28, 2017. The funds will help support the organization’s mission and work in partnering with communities in various countries to provide health services and education to mothers and children around the world.
News about people, groups
Triangle Nonprofit Communicators hosted FailFest 2018, on March 7th.
Applications for HandsOn NWNC’s Chuck Kraft Scholarship are due March 30th. The scholarship, named in honor of their first board chair, provides full tuition to HandsOn NWNC’s Nonprofit Essentials Certificate program for one staff or board member currently working with a nonprofit that serves children and/or youth in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry or Yadkin County.
The Athenian Press & Workshops, a bookstore, gallery, and resource center for women and femme creatives, will host a grand opening event on March 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its new brick and mortar location in Wilmington.
On March 1st, Marbles Kids Museum began demolition of a former speedometer shop to make way for a colorful public plaza the museum is calling “Color Pop Corner.”
Faith leaders and community members joined in solidarity with DACA and TPS recipients demanding a clean Dream Act outside of Senator Thom Tillis’ office on Tuesday, March 6th. Following the meeting, there was an action led by El Pueblo’s Youth Council, demanding that Congress reaches a deal on a Clean DREAM Act.
News about opportunities, initiatives
Grant applications are now being accepted for the Martin County Community Foundation, Craven County Community Foundation, Chowan Community Funds Foundation, Bertie-Hertford Community Foundation, Northern Albemarle Community Foundation, and Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation community grantmaking funds. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for submitting applications is noon April 10.
Sponsorships and tickets are available for the 2018 Music for Me Fine concert.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 GSK IMPACT Awards. The GSK IMPACT Awards will honor up to ten local nonprofit organizations with $40,000 each in recognition of their exceptional achievements, overall excellence and best practice in contributing to a healthier Triangle Region.
Triangle North Healthcare Foundation is seeking partners to help measurably improve health in Vance, Warren, Franklin, and Granville counties, with the opening of the grant funder’s sixth grant cycle on March 15, 2018.
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro kicks off their new season of Lunch & Learn at the Lusk Center on March 15th. Each event is free and open to the public. All workshops take place from noon – 1 p.m. with check-in beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The Equity Paradigm will host its signature 2-hour Racial Equity Workshop on Sunday, April 8 from 3-5pm at Stanford L. Warren Library in Durham. Space is limited. Tickets are $10 until March 23rd and can be reserved at www.racialequityworkshop.eventbrite.com.
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