N.C. Community Development Initiative invests in nonprofits across the state
The N.C. Community Development Initiative will invest $5.85 million in 28 N.C. nonprofits over the next three years to spark economic growth and job creation in some of the state’s most distressed areas.
Donor aims to fulfill startup dreams with seed grants
Alissa Hauser has enjoyed many opportunities in her long career as a nonprofit leader to help passionate individuals improve their communities. Like others in the field, she sometimes yearned for a magic wand that would give more struggling startups a chance to succeed. Now, in a way, she’s got one. Learn about the Pollination Project, which aims to award $1,000 daily to individual change makers.
Data-Driven Decision-Making: Transforming Data into Impact
Building on community response to the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) study released in February of this year highlighting poverty issues in North Texas, Communities Foundation of Texas launched a new initiative called the D3 Institute.
08.08.12.: NC News Bits
Onslow Foundation awards grants, SECU provides loan to PACE, Triangle Community Foundation announces new board members, Duke Endowment names fellow, and more.
In its twelfth year, Wheels4Hope has expanded outside of the triangle area to extend its reach to triad residents. The second Wheels4Hope site is located in Greensboro, with the organization aiming to further its program across the state by 2015.
07.05.12.: NC News Bits
Carolina Ground receives grant, Project LIFT exceeds fundraising goal, Tyson Foods donates to Food Bank, and more.
06.13.12.: NC News Bits
NC Community Foundation gives disaster relief grants, NC IDEA awards economic advancement grants, Tammy Lynn Center announces new board members, and more.
Research studies suggest ways to E.A.R.N. donations
Why do people give to charities? Although individual donors are unique and their perceptions of different charities are far from uniform, research has confirmed some common factors that increase the odds of getting donations.
Ford launches rural climate-change effort
The Ford Foundation will invest $85 million over the next five years to help rural and indigenous people better advocate for their local natural resources and combat climate change.
MCNC gets $28.2 million for broadband
The nonprofit will use the funds to extend broadband access to 37 counties in southeastern and western North Carolina.