News about grants, gifts
The NC Early Education Coalition will award eight communities in North Carolina Think Babies™ Community Advocacy Activity Mini-Grants in order to support community advocacy efforts focused on infants, toddlers, their educators, and their families. This funding is provided by the Coalition, with support from the national ZERO TO THREE Think Babies™ campaign and the Pritzker Children’s Initiative’s National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers.
News about people, groups
WNC Nonprofit Pathways now has two Senior Consultants leading their work in partnership as Jeannette Butterworth joins Cindy McMahon in this co-leadership role.
The North Carolina Museum of Art named Valerie Hillings as its next Museum director. A Duke University graduate and curator with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation for over 14 years, Hillings is currently curator and associate director of curatorial affairs for the future Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum. She will join the NCMA on November 1, 2018, when Dr. Larry Wheeler retires after 24 years at the helm of the Museum.
The USTA awarded Abilities Tennis Association of North Carolina the 2018 USTA National Adaptive Tennis Community Service Award.
The Inaugural Croatan Forum 2018 took place in Durham on October 2nd- 4th.
Julie McAteer has been promoted to Director of Finance, Administration & Operations of United Way of Alamance County. Julie joined the United Way staff on May 1, 2014.
News about opportunities, initiatives
The JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University will serve as the setting for Moonlight in the Garden November 6-17. Sponsored by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation and presented by Southern Lights of Raleigh and more than a dozen suppliers, the exhibition is a once-per-year occasion to see the botanical gardens and Arboretum at night.
The Triangle Nonprofit Communicators next lunch n’ learn, Video Storytelling for Nonprofits, will be held on Tuesday, October 16th at noon at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library in Durham. Reserve your seat.
The Orange County Arts Commission and the Hillsborough Arts Councilq will host The Paint it Orange: Plein Air Paint-out and Wet Paint Sale on October 19th-21st.
The Seventh Annual NC Bike/Walk Summit will be rolling into Raleigh October 19-20, 2018, at the Raleigh Convention Center, with the highly praised “Traffic Bicycling for Transportation Professionals” class on Thursday, October 18. Registration is open now
StepUp Ministry is seeking nursery volunteers to care for children from newborn to age 4.
COMx: Women Driving Social Impact Through Entrepreneurship will be held on October 18th.
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