May 20, 2013

Surf charity helps at-risk youth build confidence, one wave at a time

Wilmington, N.C.-based Indo Jax Surf Charities provides camp experiences to help at-risk youth around the world build self-esteem and overcome challenges. A series of programs for differently abled youth is being offered this summer in Wrightsville Beach.

Apr 4, 2013

Nonprofit Jazz Arts Initiative launches new, old-school jazz series in Charlotte

Jazz Arts Initiative of Charlotte has launched a new performance series that will feature some of the region’s most gifted contemporary musicians recreating the aura of classic jazz from a bygone era.

Mar 28, 2013

NC Symphony depends on donors to meet education mandate

The North Carolina Symphony’s mandate to provide educational outreach to all 100 counties, including performances for schoolchildren and curriculum support for teachers, requires constant and creative fundraising by the organization. “We operate as a model of public-private partnership,” says President and CEO Sandi Macdonald.

Dec 17, 2012

Postcards: Travel inspires purposeful career choice

It was during an alternative service break trip to Rome that it dawned on Camille Smith: she really could build the career she wanted, one she built around serving others through development work.

Apr 5, 2012

Old Salem charts new course

Old Salem Museums & Gardens has a new president and CEO, has embarked on a new strategic plan, and is planning a $15 million campaign to support the plan and build its endowment.

Feb 29, 2012

N.C. Museum of History lands new grants

With almost $130,000 in new grants, the North Carolina Museum of History is planning to launch a new emphasis on the state’s growing Latino community and will expand educational outreach for students across the state.

Jan 24, 2012

Community Theatre launches drive

The Community Theatre of Greensboro has kicked of a capital campaign to raise $2 million to buy the Broach Theatre property at 520 South Elm St. downtown.

Oct 31, 2011

Arts funding ‘disregards’ underserved

Arts grantmaking in the U.S. ignores big chunks of culture and society, a new report says.

Aug 8, 2011

Website aims to boost giving to culture

Converting cultural patrons into donors, and generating more support for cultural groups, are the goals of a new website the Arts & Science Council in Charlotte will launch in August.

Jul 20, 2011

SECCA aims to reconnect with community

When the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem reopened in June 2010 after 18 months of renovations, it had become a state institution and no longer charged an admissions fee.