Environment

Sep 19, 2013

Three agencies honored with 2013 Nonprofit Sector Stewardship Award

The N.C. Center for Nonprofits presents its highest honor, the 2013 Nonprofit Sector Stewardship Award, to three exceptional organizations during its annual statewide conference.

Sep 20, 2012

Greening Your Nonprofit: How to make small changes that will reduce your environmental impact

With the ever growing demands and challenges small organizations face, being a good steward of the environment is rarely at the top of the list. However, “greening” your nonprofit can save you operating costs and promote a healthier work environment, making your organization sustainable and productive.

Sep 17, 2012

The Dynamic Approach to Strategic Planning

Building Flexibility into Strategic Plans for New Opportunities

Apr 18, 2012

Funding for water growing but slim

More organizations throughout the world are getting grants from more foundation for water-related projects, yet foundation funding for those projects still represents only a tiny share of all international grantmaking, a new research brief says.

Mar 26, 2012

‘Green’ funding seen tilted to bigger advocates

Environmental funders are spending too little money on advocacy work to protect low-income areas and communities of color from environmental degradation, a new report says.

Jul 25, 2011

Triangle Land Conservancy aims to partner

The environmental group is pursuing a partnership strategy to help carry out its goals of safeguarding water quality, keeping local farms and fruit in the community, protecting wildlife habitat, and connecting people with nature.

Jan 18, 2011

Philanthropist Philip Hanes dies at 84

R. Philip Hanes Jr., a former textile executive who made a big impact on philanthropy, particularly in the areas of the arts and the environment, died Jan. 16 at age 84.

Aug 13, 2010

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.

May 14, 2010

Recession spurs change at environmental group

Coming off a difficult year in 2009, the Western North Carolina Alliance has stabilized its financial foundation and is considering sharing space and services with other local environmental nonprofits.

Feb 26, 2010

Upper Neuse effort receives $1.7 million

Conservation Trust for North Carolina has received a $1.7 million grant as facilitator of a collaborative effort to protect lands in the Upper Neuse basin.