7.23.18 NC News

News about grants, gifts

Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) received a $30 million contribution by Derick Springsteen Close to the Springsteen Foundation, a donor advised fund held at FFTC.

The Moore County Community Foundation awarded $109,191 in local awards from its community grantmaking fund.

News about people, groups

The North Carolina Community Foundation appointed Jane Thorn to its statewide board of directors.

The Marbles Kids Museum will open it’s new 6,000 square foot Play Annex to summer camps and volunteer corps beginning Monday, July 23rd. 

News about opportunities, initiatives

The Center for Craft will hold their annual Craft After Dark benefit on Thursday, August 9th at 7 p.m. Tickets are available now.

The next Caregivers Summit will be Tuesday, August 7th at 8:00 a.m. at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill. Registration is open now.

SOAR Outreach is now seeking partnerships with Raleigh schools to provide hygiene kits to homeless and low income students.

The Equity Paradigm‘s Stage 2 Racial Equity workshop, Manifestations of Racism, will be held Sunday, August 19th at 3:00 p.m. at SEEDS in Durham. Tickets are available now.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation will host its annual fundraising golf tournament on Friday, August 10th to raise money for United Way of Henderson County.

AFP Triad will hold its monthly meeting, Engaging Volunteers in Fundraising, on Tuesday, July 31st at 11:30 a.m. at the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville. Registration is open now.

YNPN Triangle will host “The Sweet Side of Fundraising” with Mary Beth Hernandez, Associate Dean for Advancement at UNC’s School of Social Work, on Thursday, July 26th at 6:30 p.pm. at the Carolina Cafe in Raleigh’s Cameron Village.  RSVP here.

Guilford Green Foundation is hosting an open house at their new LGBTQ center on July 27th from noon till 8:00 p.m. Prospective attendees can RSVP via Facebook.

The Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge will hold its Annual Volunteer Appreciation Potluck and Campout on Saturday August 4th.

Compass Center for Women and Families is now recruiting for their fall volunteer training session. Volunteer applications are available on their website.

The Cherokee County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for programs funded from its community grantmaking fund.

WakeUp will hold “Big Vision Local Action”, a fundraising reception, on July 31st at Sitti in Raleigh. Tickets are available now. 

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will hold its third annual Denim Ball on Saturday, August 3rd. Tickets are available now.

Raleigh Arts will host the next Sensory Friendly Creative Saturday on August 4th at the Thomas Crowder Woodland Center. 


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