Stories From May 2019

May 13, 2019

5.13.19 US News

Cummings Foundation grants fifty local nonprofit organizations a cumulative $15 million, Birmingham Zoo’s male African elephant Callee to move into a breeding herd, Destiny Community Center will host its 11th annual Celebrate America, and more.

May 13, 2019

5.13.19 NC News

Duke University received a $5 million grant from The Duke Endowment, Shaniya Turner receives inaugural Our Towns Habitat for Humanity “Build Your Career” scholarship, Community Foundation of Henderson County seeking nominations for the Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award, and more.

May 8, 2019

Coming Full Circle

Henry Crews and Eva Clayton have known each other for almost 50 years. These days, Eva is retired from the US Congress and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, and Henry serves as the Executive Director of the Green Rural Redevelopment Org...

May 6, 2019

Getting Their Internal House in Order: A Day of Conversation Prepares Clergy to Help Congregants Face End of Life Issues

While 90 percent of Americans think having conversations about what it means to live well until the very end are important, most of us don’t know how to begin them—or wait too long, which can be too late.

May 6, 2019

Transitions of Trailblazers (Part 1)

The first in a multi-part series on the issues nonprofits face in transitioning leadership, Barbara Rady Kazan and Lynn S. Price discuss the formation of a research study on how nonprofit leaders think about their legacies.

May 6, 2019

Getting Real About Nonprofit Performance Assessment

It’s time for nonprofits and donors to embrace the complexity of nonprofit performance assessment once and for all. Center for Effective Philanthropy president Phil Buchanan shares an excerpt from his latest book Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count.

May 6, 2019

Re-imagining a Historical Legacy

The Give Me a Chance Learning Center, a program of the Daughters of Charity Foundation, seeks to serve the needs of the whole family. Like the settlement houses of a century ago, Give Me A Chance is a space where people from different backgrounds build community, learning and growing into whatever they desire to be.

May 6, 2019

Justice Derived from Faith

The NC Council of Churches prides itself on developing programs based on the issues that scripture says are important, as well as what speaks to our contemporary climate.

May 6, 2019

5.6.19 US News

Massachusetts General Hospital receives the largest gift in the hospital’s history, Booking.com hosts inaugural Code-a-thon, Foundation for Child Development is accepting proposals for its 2020 Young Scholars Program, and more.

May 6, 2019

5.6.19 NC News

Winston-Salem State University and Johnson C. Smith University receive $100,000 American Heart Association grants, Forsyth Futures names Adam Hill Executive Director, the LGBTQ Center of Durham’s Host Home Program will present 1st Annual Home Host Symposium, and more.