2.18.19 NC News
Mecklenburg County Village HeartBEAT wins $500,000 in Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge, ArtsGreensboro names Jada Monica Drew as 2019 Chair of Annual ArtsFund campaign, Institute for Nonprofits at NC State and Office of Raleigh Arts hosts COMx at Google Fiber in Raleigh on February 28th, SOAR hosts free Community Health Fair on March 30th in Raleigh, and more.
11.13.17 NC Nonprofit News
Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on view from November 16th-19th at the Greensboro History Museum, more than 50 regional potters participated in the Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival on November 11th, the Golden LEAF Foundation awards $1.5 million to the the town of Oak Island, and more.
Social entrepreneurship initiative launches at NC State
Motivated and engaged NCSU students are launching social entrepreneurship projects to change the world. A new initiative seeks to forge a vision for how students, faculty and community partners can "do good" in addition to doing well, says Elizabeth Benefield, program coordinator with the Institute for Nonprofits.
Institute grad building global capacity to address women’s health
Tracy DiTucci, a graduate of the Nonprofit Studies Minor at NC State University, travels the world working with iPas to help build global capacity to address women’s health. Her studies provided her “with a framework for better understanding the unique role that nonprofits play in society and the different challenges and opportunities they face. … [It] prepared me to think ethically about how my actions, both as an individual and as a representative of an organization, affect those you’re trying to serve.”
Professional coaches help nonprofit leaders chart course for success
Professional coaches help nonprofit executives balance the demands of their work by creating a confidential sounding board to set priorities and stay focused on their organization’s mission. It’s one of the opportunities available to participants in ACCES, a leadership program developed for Habitat executives by the Institute for Nonprofits at NC State University with design input and support from Habitat for Humanity International.
ASAE: The perks of association credentialing
Association credentialing programs are good for business, says new research from the Institute for Nonprofits at NC State University and ASAE Foundation.
More than 100 students complete nonprofit minor
Hardworking students in the nonprofit studies minor helped the Institute for Nonprofits achieve a significant milestone last week when its number of graduates passed the century mark.
Move to Hunt Library creates new outreach opportunities
This space is usually dedicated to news about our nonprofit partners, but Philanthropy Journal is making news of its own. Last week, I joined the staff as Managing Editor. And on Friday, the Institute for Nonprofit Research, Engagement and Education (INPREE) will relocate to our new home in the James B. Hunt Library. The move will temporarily interrupt office functions, but we trust it will not pose a major inconvenience.
Place, Time and Philanthropy
The Changing Philanthropy Research Team wants to know what happens to philanthropic activity when people move to a new location. Their study of long term residents and recent transplants to the Cape Fear area of North Carolina is providing some answers.
Managing Editor Named to Philanthropy Journal
We are pleased to announce that Jill Warren Lucas has been appointed as Managing Editor of the Philanthropy Journal, effective Oct. 29. Lucas will oversee the transformation of Philanthropy Journal to more effectively build the capacity of nonprofits and to foster a higher level of engagement between partners and stakeholders, both within the online publication and through a robust social media presence. Click the header to read more.