12.10.18 US News
Gathering Place reports a $5 million combined commitment from HollyFrontier to the Park, Points of Light honors the life and legacy of our founder, President George H.W. Bush, The UL Innovative Education Award opens its 2019 application period, and more.
12.10.18 NC News
Trustees of The Duke Endowment approve $5 million for Hurricane Florence relief, Raleigh ranks ninth in the nation for volunteering, Chester County Fund for Women and Girls opens applications for their Core Grants Program, and more.
Shining Example of a Public-Private Partnership
Every organization wants a culture of philanthropy, but there are few who truly understand and embrace the work needed to create it. With a heavy emphasis on building relationships, and fostering an environment that encourages sharing connections and celebrating each new supporter, the Greensboro Science Center has become a place where donors wanted to be, even leading individual supporters to approach them to be included.
Using Data to Boost Capacity and Impact for Youth
This is an exciting time for our work. EMCF recently announced an update to its limited life strategy and reaffirmed its commitment to finding a path for PropelNext’s to live on beyond the life of the Foundation. We believe that PropelNext has the potential to become a vehicle for other foundations and philanthropists who are dedicated to fostering and supporting the next generation of nonprofit leaders. In many ways, we’re just getting started.
A Scalable Model for Community Engagement
The concept: a community engagement platform that brings local nonprofits together and offers simple ways for anyone in the community to engage with them, whether it’s donating money, volunteering time or buying much needed items from nonprofit wish lists. My goal was always to build a model in Charlotte that could one day scale to other cities.
Diamonds in the Rough
The primary reason for the Jacobs Center’s remarkable ascension stems from its comprehensive approach, which comprises three areas of focus: Physical Redevelopment, Education to Careers and Local Economy.... The interdependence of these three focus areas are like a three-legged stool – each depends on the integrity of the other two.
Philanthropy Insight: Building Local Capacity is Essential for Success in International Development Efforts
Whether the issue is education, anti-poverty programs, gender equity, or healthcare, building the capacity of local organizations is the only realistic way to address persistent challenges at today’s global scale to truly expand opportunity for every person.
12.3.18 US News
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace receives a $2 million donation from Darlene Marcos Shiley, American Farmland Trust names Nick Herman to be Vice President of Development, The Mattingly Charities will host their 4th Annual Find a Way Event, and more.
12.3.18 NC News
Alamance Battleground State Historic Site acquires two adjacent tracts of land, The 35th Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla launches at Wrightsville Beach, The Durham Rescue Mission is in need of 12,000 NEW and UNWRAPPED toys and games, and more.
Holistic and Intentional: The Path to Building Nonprofit Leaders
As the Philanthropy Journal moves through a second cycle of our editorial calendar, we will periodically republish articles from our archive. Please enjoy this piece on the Rainier Valley Corps that first published in October 2016. By Krystin Gollihue When Vu […]