Grants and Gifts

Jun 11, 2013

Three NC nonprofits to share in $790,000 donations announced by Bayer Cares Foundation

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Bayer announces $790,000 donations to support 150 volunteer projects chosen by its employees – including three recommended by workers at its North American headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Apr 17, 2013

Boney to lead N.C. Network of Grantmakers as Hapgood steps down

Ret Boney is named executive director of N.C. Network of Grantmakers, effective May 13. A former deputy editor of Philanthropy Journal, Boney will succeed Bobbi Hapgood, who will continue her affiliation as a trustee of her family’s foundation.

Apr 15, 2013

Snap Poll: Increases in tax rates will not greatly affect charitable giving

A recent PJ Snap Poll asked readers how increases in the 2013 payroll deduction and the highest marginal income tax rates will impact their charitable giving this year. Overall, the answer for three-fourths of the 248 people who responded is – not at all. Other research helps explain why.

Mar 20, 2013

Foundations to Congress: Tamper With Charitable Deduction and Communities Lose

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Millions of people throughout America are at risk of losing crucial nonprofit services if Congress enacts limits to the century-old charitable tax deduction. Hundreds of foundation and philanthropic leaders are in Washington, D.C. this week to make sure lawmakers understand that unraveling the charitable deduction is not a solution to the budget crisis.

Feb 7, 2013

BCBSNC Foundation awards grants to foster physical activity and improved health

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Foundation has provided more than $100,000 in grants to 21 organizations across the state. Each of the grants provides funding for equipment that will help increase physical activity in communities from Buncombe to Bertie County.

Nov 13, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Continue

Efforts to help victims of Sandy continue.

May 30, 2012

Duke gets $15 million for entrepreneurship

David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group and member of the board of trustees of Duke University, has donated $15 million to Duke to spur its Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative.

May 4, 2012

05.04.12: This week in N.C.: Nonprofits & giving

N.C. Central gets $1.5 million North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation; Npower Charlotte Region changes name to Apparo; Perry Colwell gets volunteer award; and a lot more.

Apr 26, 2012

04.26.12: This week in N.C.: Nonprofits & giving

Kevin Brice resigns from Triangle Land Conservancy; SECU Family House piloting collaborative effort to help future health-care professionals better serve family caregivers; Dining for Friends to benefit Triad Health Project; and more.