July – NC Grant News Roundup
Chowan Community Funds Foundation gave $16,000 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, The Asheville Merchants Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awarded $405,000 in grants to nine Buncombe County nonprofit organizations to fund projects designed to strengthen the community, Duke University’s Office of Durham & Regional Affairs is accepting applications for 2017 Community Care Fund grants, and more
1.17.17 NC Nonprofit News
United Way of Henderson County launches Volunteer Matching Program, AJ Fletcher Foundation awards grants totaling $575,000 to seven nonprofit organizations, The Women Givers of Northeast North Carolina to host ninth annual Power of the Purse & Pretties raffle and silent auction, and more.
9.19.16 NC Nonprofit News
The annual Carolina Artisan Craft Market will be held November 11, the Me Fine Foundation receives $20,000 endowment from two Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q franchises, Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries to hold an "Introduction to Finding Grants" program on September 30, and more.
6.22.15 NC Nonprofit News
The A.J. Fletcher Foundation awards Spring 2015 grants totaling over $2 million, NC Center for Nonprofits alerts House and Senate about repercussions of the Senate tax plan, Midas works to drive out hunger , GSK Impact holds roundtable about upcoming grant, the Richard K. Lublin Teaching award awarded to Dr. Michael Hardt, and more.
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.
It takes an involved community to get third-graders to read
We’ve all heard that literacy is the key to ending poverty. But what if the achievement had a critical deadline – a sort of time bomb, but one whose deafening tick could be silenced if all students could read on grade level by the end of the third grade?