8.1.16 US Nonprofit News
Wells Fargo Foundation donates $25,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive to clone California’s giant sequoias, The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation raises $2.2 million to help families pay for child medical expenses, and more.
6.27.16 US Nonprofit News
The Rockefeller Foundation to fund $6 million national expansion of educational partnership with Hamilton and The Gilder Lehrman Institute, JPMorgan Chase Foundation donating up to $500,000 to the OneOrlando Fund, Cummings Foundation held their $100k for 100 Grantee Celebration, celebrating $10 million dollars given to Greater Boston's nonprofits, Davis Phinney Foundation raised over $100,000 at Ride the Rockies to help those with Parkinson's, and more.
2.29.16 US Nonprofit News
Feeding America launches a nationwide employee volunteer program, Code for America will host a CodeAcross in March, the Doris Duke Foundation appoints two program directors, Northwest Area Foundation welcomes two new members to their Board of Directors, Nathan Cummings Foundation grants Ignite Institute over $80k, FIRST launches a new initiative and more.
2.1.16 NC Nonprofit News
SECU Foundation provides an interest-free construction loan of $660,000 to Gaston Residential Services, Hispanic League holds their 24th Annual Meeting, International House in Charlotte will hold an Immigrant and First Generation College Information Session, and more.
1.4.16 US Nonprofit News
The Mott Foundation award $600,000 to assist Genesee County residents with basic needs, the Legacy Foundation received the 2015 Prudential Leadership Awards for Exceptional Nonprofit Boards, FACE Africa will host their 7th Annual WASH Gala in New York City in commemoration of United Nations World Water Day, and more.
6.22.15 US Nonprofit News
WaterStep sends 100 M-100 water purifiers to Nepal, Citi celebrates 10th annual Global Community Day, NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network opens registration for the 2015 Leading Change Summit, and more.
Target helps build strong readers while constructing school library makeovers
Target dedicates 5 percent of profits to local community projects and has made a pledge to commit $1 billion to education programs by 2015. The Minneapolis-based chain is building a new generation of young readers through its School Library Makeover initiative, which improves literacy and family engagement in under-served communities.
11.21.12.: US News Bits
Bank of America and Feeding America team up for Give a Meal campaign, Straight Talk Wireless donates to Make a Wish, National Council for Research on Women names new president, and more.
NCSU food pantry aims to feed community and create leaders
Most students at NC State University are finalizing plans to head home or visit friends for the Thanksgiving holiday break. But before they leave, more than a dozen students are volunteering their time to staff and stock the new campus food pantry to ensure that others in the university community have food on their tables.
Nonprofits looking for good corporate fit
Nonprofits that want corporate partners need to do their homework, find companies with missions aligned with their own, identify assets a company can use to help address social problems the nonprofit cares about, and show the impact it is making fixing those problems.