October 2017 – NC Grants Roundup
The North Carolina Humanities Council awarded $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University‘s “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project,” The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers hosted its annual Foundation Fair on October 18th in Swannanoa, NC, Through its summer Community Grants cycle, the Cumberland Community Foundation is making $307,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations, and more
10.16.17 NC Nonprofit News
YWCA Greensboro to hold its Fall Bazaar on November 11th, featuring face painting, a bouncy house, food trucks, and Passion to Purse participants and vendors selling local and handmade goods, the North Carolina Community Foundation receives a renewal of National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations for the third time, the Golden LEAF Foundation awards 19 grants totaling more than $12 million, and more.
June – NC Grant News Roundup
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas awarded $5,000 in scholarship money to East Rutherford High School this year through its High School Partnership Program, NC Community Foundation to host free grantseekers workshop on July 14th at Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount, NC, the Johnston County Community Foundation announced $42,050 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, and more
6.5.17 NC Nonprofit News
The Leon Levine Foundation of Charlotte commits $1 million to the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, Habitat for Humanity of Durham and local homebuilders teamed up to build homes for five local families, Sageworks, Inc. will host Inmates to Entrepreneurs event, and more.
Cumberland funder to build sustainability
Over the next eight years, the Fayetteville-based Cumberland Community Foundation will focus on helping about 30 local nonprofits raise money to create or bolster their endowments.
Cumberland foundation gets $10 million gift
The endowment gift from the estate of a small-business owner who grew up in a poor family in Eastern North Carolina could pay as much as $53 million in scholarships for graduates of local high schools over the next 50 years.
Cumberland County sees giving spike
A spike in contributions to donor-advised funds at the Cumberland Community Foundation this year likely will mean a significant increase in donations to local charities in 2011.
School kids raise dimes, awareness
To learn about giving, students at Lucile Souders Elementary School of Math and Science in Fayetteville collected 19,943 dimes, a total matched by $2,000 from a giving circle at the Cumberland Community Foundation.
Fayetteville women’s giving circle expanding
The group has grown to over 100 members in its first year; co-chair Alisa Debnam says the giving circle gives diverse women an opportunity pool their resources, support causes they care about, and get to know one another.
Former teacher leaves $2.7 million bequest
The gift from the estate of Flora Cornelia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins, the biggest gift ever to the Cumberland Community Foundation, will support seniors, health care, education and the Cape Fear Botanical Garden.