7.9.18 NC News

News about grants, gifts

The Unifour Foundation Endowment announced $240,600 in local awards on June 29th.

The Durham Arts Council’s 2019 Emerging Artists Grant applications opened on July 3rd.

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point approved $671,089 in grants to local non-profits as a part of the Foundation’s Spring Traditional Grant Cycle on June 12th.

The North Carolina Community Foundation announced the opening of a grants program that will total $500,000 annually from the Louise Oriole Burevitch Endowment on July 2nd.

The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for programs funded from its community grantmaking fund.

The Beehive Collective is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Large Grant.

Meredith College recently received a one-year $58,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund for a new after school program.

News about people, groups

Crayons2CalculatorsFill That Bus donation drive is underway to support teachers of Durham Public Schools.

The North Carolina Rural Center has created a recap of Rural Day 2018 available on their website.

The Burning Coal Theatre Company announced its upcoming 2018-2019 season on July 3rd.

Center for Craft hosted a Craft City Rubber Stamp Greeting Cards Workshop on July 6th.

The NC Sustainable Energy Association recently launched a Women in Clean Energy project.

Inter-Faith Council for Social Service launched the FoodFirst Capital Campaign on July 5th to build a three-story community food hub, opening summer 2020.

News about opportunities, initiatives

The Barnabas Network’s Retail Store Warehouse Sale will be September 8th- 9th.

Advance Community Health’s Summer Fun Bonanza will be on July 11th.

Shift NC announced the dates for their annual conference to be May 15th- 17th, 2019.

Attorney John Runkle’s Retirement Party and Fundraiser will take place on July 15th at Rock Quarry Farm.

The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival will take place on August 2nd- 4th in Asheville.

Activate Good is seeking volunteers for the 9/11 Day of Service.

Tosco Music’s 30th Anniversary Celebration will take place on September 15th at Levine Center for the Arts.

The North Carolina Planned Giving Council will present Comprehensive Campaigns on September 13th at UNC Wilmington.

Natural Learning Initiative’s Gathering and Tour 2018 will take place on July 12th at The J.C. Raulston Arboretum.

The Chapel Hill Caregivers Summit will take place on August 7th.

Duke Children’s Hospital has many volunteer opportunities available for July and August for those interested.

Hispanic League’s annual Fiesta is taking place on September 22nd.

Orange County Arts Commission’s LocalFest will be September 29th at Blackwood Farm Park.

The Charlotte Post Foundation’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser will be held at Birkdale Golf Club on October 12th.

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