Public and Societal Benefit

Feb 6, 2017

Measuring Success with Veteran Participation

Veterans often do better acclimating themselves to civilian life when they participate in daily activities. Team Red, White, and Blue (Team RWB)'s recent study supports these findings that proved veterans who connect to their communities, have enriched lives.

Feb 6, 2017

Embracing ‘Sister-Spirit’ to Create a More Just World

NETWORK, a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace. By aligning their values with their advocacy, they create an inclusive "Sister-Spirit" that involves all in the fight for economic and social transformation.

Feb 6, 2017

The American Council of the Blind and the Policy of Structured Negotiations

Through the implementation of accessible prescription labeling via structured negotiation, the American Council of the Blind achieved a victory, not only assisting the growing pool of individuals impacted by vision loss, but also in addressing the enormous costs confronting society in dealing with an aging population.

Feb 6, 2017

Warrior Canine Connection: Harnessing the Human-Animal Bond to Promote Healing

Warrior Canine Connection empowers Veterans to train service dogs that will help other service members, making a connection between animals and humans that helps heal.

Feb 6, 2017

Secrets to Survival

As the times and the needs of older adults have changed during the last 200 years, so has Ralston Center. Their programs are intricately woven in to the fabric of the communities they serve.

May 15, 2013

Some nonprofits concerned that IRS scandal will stain their good work

Following Tuesday’s release of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration’s harsh audit, some nonprofits are concerned that IRS mismanagement of certain 501(c)(4) tax exempt social welfare organizations will negatively impact perceptions of their 501(c)(3) charitable operations.

May 14, 2013

IRS scrutiny of nonprofit political groups to be addressed by newly named leaders

Days before the scandal broke regarding scrutiny of tax exempt conservative political organizations, the IRS named Joseph H. Grant as Commissioner of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division and Sheldon Kay as Chief of Appeals.

Feb 18, 2013

Leader of North Carolina nonprofit that serves disabled veterans honored by President Obama

Michael Dorman, founder of Military Missions in Action of Fuquay-Varina, N.C., was awarded a Citizen’s Medal last week by President Obama for his extraordinary service to veterans with disabilities and active duty service members. Dorman hopes the occasion will help to expand the reach of his nonprofit agency, which currently has 24 veterans’ projects on its waiting list.

Feb 1, 2013

Mayors of Super Bowl cities wager volunteer service

As part of ‘Service Bowl,’ winning mayor to host community service project with AmeriCorps members and local volunteers

Jan 23, 2013

AJF hires Ritchie as online engagement director

The A.J. Fletcher Foundation, a philanthropic organization located in Raleigh, announced today that Shannon Ritchie will become its first director of online engagement. This is a new position that will focus on helping grantees achieve their mission using outreach and communication strategies tailored for the new media environment.