9.26.16 NC Nonprofit News
Community leaders speak about the importance of community investment through United Way of Transylvania County, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits held the 2016 conference for North Carolina Nonprofits September 21-23, the North Carolina Award was presented to seven distinguished North Carolinians in Raleigh, and more.
12.21.15 US Nonprofit News
MassMutual employees donate more than $1 million to nonprofits, WE Festival to take place April 13-14, Kauzbots gives consumers a new way to teach children about charity, The Ford Motor Company Fund and the League of American Orchestras partner, and more.
North Carolina lags in civic health
North Carolina ranks 44th in volunteering, 30th in working with neighbors to fix a community problem, and 28th in voting in the 2010 national election, a new report says.
Civic health in U.S. ‘dynamic’
Americans continue to be active in the life of their communities and work with others to make them better places to live and work, a new report says.
Civic engagement lags in state
North Carolina trails smaller states in the rate of civic engagement of its residents, a new report says.
Innovation effort awards public-private funds
The Corporation for National and Community Service is investing $123 million in public and private funds in 11 nonprofits that work to train the unemployed, boost access to health services for the underserved, and prepare youth for academic and economic success.
North Carolina lags in volunteering
North Carolinians volunteer at a lower rate and in lower numbers than residents of other states and the U.S. overall, with the number of volunteers in the state and the rate at which they volunteer both falling in 2009, a new report says.
U.S. volunteerism up in downturn
The recession was good for volunteerism, with Americans contributing their time in 2009 at a greater rate and in greater numbers than in 2008, a new report says.
Nonprofit veteran tapped for service agency
President Barack Obama says he will nominate Patrick Corvington, a senior associate at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, to be CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Volunteerism in North Carolina dips
While U.S. volunteerism overall grew slightly last year, both the number and percentage of North Carolina’s volunteers fell in 2008, a report says.