7.2.18 NC News

News about grants, gifts

The Northern Albemarle Community Foundation and the Women Givers of Northeastern North Carolina announced $25,430 in local awards from its community grantmaking fund on June 26th.

Guilford Green Foundation presented six grants totaling $30,000 to local organizations at the LGBTQ Center of Greensboro on June 29th.

Women United presented two awards of $4,000 each to local initiatives that help women succeed in the workforce and become more self-sufficient on June 22nd.

Carolinas HealthCare Foundation received three grants totaling $1.8 million from The Duke Endowment to support Atrium Health on June 21st.

Community Foundation of Henderson County announced grants over $10,000 each to Appalachian Wildlife Refuge, Blue Ridge Humane Society, and Conserving Carolina on June 22nd.

The board of advisors of the Currituck-Dare Community FoundationMorrisville Community Fund, and Cary Community Foundation are currently accepting grant applications for programs funded from its community grantmaking fund.

The Lucy Daniels Center of Cary received a $408,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to pilot Circle of Security Parenting on June 27th.

Developed by DHIC, Inc., Greenfield Place received full support from the Town of Chapel Hill, Orange County, SECU Foundation, and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency to bring affordable workforce housing to Chapel Hill.

News about people, groups

NC Warn’s Summer Kick-off event took place on June 21st.

The Power of the Dream introduced the community to its free financial coaching program for adults with autism/IDD and their families, made possible by The Financial Clinic on June 28th.

Triangle Family Services/Band Together partnership was celebrated on June 23rd at Red Hat Ampitheater.

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Triangle North Carolina hosted the Self-Care Summer Kickoff on June 26th.

ArtsGreensboro celebrated Arts Giving Day on June 21st.

Triangle ArtWorks joined Empower Dance Studio to host a Triangle Dance Community Meet-up on June 28th.

LeAnn Nease Brown of Chapel Hill is the new president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association as of June 23rd.

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation launched All For NC: Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation’s Framework for Grantmaking and Learning on June 25th.

Athenian Press hosted Author Talk Series with Munazza Abraham & Emily Paige Wilson on June 30th.

The North Carolina Bar Association held its 2018 Annual Meeting on June 21st- 24th in Wilmington.

The Mint Museum hosted Mint on the Dot! On June 30th.

NCR partnered to integrate AFS TrueChecks into NCR’s Interactive Teller Machine platform on June 27th.

TheGifted Arts Gifted Summer Camp began on June 25th.

News about opportunities, initiatives

The third annual Denim Ball will take place on August 3rd at Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock in North Carolina.  

a l’ ART Culinary Series will take place on July 14th at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham kitchens on the American Tobacco Campus.

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity’s 7th Annual Reuse Contest will take place from July 1st- August 31st.

The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center will present the Mayor’s Award and the Presidential Service Award throughout the summer.

Natural Learning Initiative will present three Preventing Obesity by Design Tours on July 12th at J.C. Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina.

On July 28th, Living Word Family Church will be hosting a Free Yard Sale for the Wake Forest Community.

Chalk, Pools, + Chickens Pop-Up Studios will take place June 16th-July 7th in Raleigh.

The Alzheimer’s Association Western Carolina Chapter is teaming up with the Emmanuel Lutheran Church to host the “The Confident Caregiver” education workshop on July 22nd.

Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation together with the Isabella Santos Foundation will host The Pumpkin Charity Ball on October 26th to support Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital.

StepUp kids have the opportunity to join field trips in the summer as part of the Raleigh Renaissance.

The Triangle Global Health Consortium will host their annual conference in September.

The Me Fine 2018 Gala will take place on October 27th.

Registration will be closing soon for local nonprofit agencies to participate in the next Service Enterprise Initiative training.

Durham Arts Council will host a Parent/Child Clay Workshop on July 9th and 10th.

Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Summer Theatre Conservatory for high school students will take place July 9th- 28th.


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