David Dodson

Mar 5, 2018

Playing the Long Game

Please enjoy this feature from our archives that originally published in January 2016. While the scope of the work that MDC does is vast, ultimately what it does is identify people and communities in need, and then align resources and infrastructure in order for the people and communities to be successful. In working with leadership, infrastructure and institutions, MDC is making permanent change in institutions or systems that will continue long after they are gone.

Jan 4, 2016

Playing the Long Game

While the scope of the work that MDC does is vast, ultimately what it does is identify people and communities in need, and then align resources and infrastructure in order for the people and communities to be successful. In working with leadership, infrastructure and institutions, MDC is making permanent change in institutions or systems that will continue long after they are gone.

Nov 15, 2010

Philanthropy can help build workforce

The South has too many dropouts from community colleges and universities -- and philanthropy can play a significant role in solving the problem.

Oct 29, 2010

Gates funds N.C. education pilots

Partnerships in Raleigh and Charlotte received funding from the Gates Foundation’s Partners in Postsecondary Success program, an effort that will be managed by MDC Inc.

Dec 9, 2008

Gates taps MDC for community college effort

The Chapel Hill nonprofit will manage a $16.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to improve remedial education in community colleges.