Community Foundations as Conveners: Stepping Up By Stepping Back
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro manages more than $220 million in assets through 650 component funds. Its mission is to promote philanthropy, build and maintain a permanent collection of endowment funds and serve as a trustworthy partner in addressing emerging community needs.
5.23.16 NC Nonprofit News
Heart Math Tutoring has received School Sponsorship-level grants from Google Fiber, Wells Fargo and Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation, 24 Hours of Booty has hired Mallory Walsh as fundraising and recruitment director, AFP NC Triad Chapter will host "The Power of Endowments: Why and Why Not? Ethical and Other Considerations" on May 31st, and more.
5.9.16 NC Nonprofit News
The Duke Endowment awards over $18 million in grants, the Urban Ministry Center of Charlotte receives four stars from Charity Navigator, The Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation and Resourceful Communities present Gathering for Good: Rural + Urban, and more.
Greensboro group aims to boost neighborhoods
Funded by five local foundations that together contribute over $100,000 a year, Building Stronger Neighborhoods has awarded 132 grants totaling over $248,000 to 59 neighborhoods since it was launched in 2001.
Guilford arts councils focus on impact
A new ‘Creative Vitality Index’ finds the county outperforms the state and the South in the strength and impact of its creative sector, both nonprofit and for-profit.
Greensboro women launch campaign
The new Women to Women Fund in Greensboro launched the public phase of a $3 million endowment campaign and awarded its first grant of $25,000.
Future Fund engages young givers
The Future Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has raised nearly $900,000 for its endowment and expects this year to reach the goal of raising $1 million in its first 10 years.
Talking with donors about bequests
Given that bequests make up the vast majority of planned gifts, it’s important to understand when and how to launch an effort to solicit these gifts.
Women to Women Endowment to award grants
The Women to Women Endowment at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has raised roughly $1.6 million in cash and pledges in the quiet phase of a campaign to raise $3 million, and is accepting letters of intent for its first round of grants.
Latino professionals create charitable fund
The fund will make grants to support mentoring of young Latino professionals and tutoring and mentoring of Latino students in the Guilford Public Schools.