October 2017 – NC Grants Roundup
The North Carolina Humanities Council awarded $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University‘s “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project,” The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers hosted its annual Foundation Fair on October 18th in Swannanoa, NC, Through its summer Community Grants cycle, the Cumberland Community Foundation is making $307,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations, and more
10.10.17 NC Nonprofit News
HandsOn Northwest North Carolina celebrates the success of the work done during its Ten Years, Ten Projects, Ten Partners series of collaborative service projects with a 10th Anniversary Celebration on October 5th, the Rockingham County Community Foundation awards $4,730 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund to organizations including Mount Jubilee Ministries, Rockingham County Tennis Association, and Rockingham Pregnancy Care Center, StepUp Ministry to hold a Kickoff Party for its Share the Pie event on October 18th in Raleigh, and more.
11.14.16 NC Nonprofit News
Dorcas Ministries delivered two truckloads of supplies to Lumberton, NC on October 28th, to assist with hurricane recovery efforts. Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases on Amazon Smile to Family Care Center of Catawba Valley, Inc. to help homeless families with dependent children during the holiday season, and more.
3.28.16 NC Nonprofit News
SAF celebrates National Farmworkers Awareness Week, LFANC to host annual Walk to End Lupus Now in Charlotte and Raleigh, Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival will take place April 9th, PJ and YNPN Triangle NC host a panel discussion for young nonprofit leaders, The John Rex Endowment gifts over $200,000 to several NC nonprofits, 24 Hours of Booty welcomes Val Camargo, and more.
Helping women ‘save the world’
As head of the North Carolina chapter of the U.S. National Committee for UN Women, Younghee Overly is doing her part to help women across the world end poverty and spread peace.
Hartzell leaving InterAct for state job
Adam Hartzell will step down as executive director of InterAct to become senior state deputy attorney general for consumer protection; Kathy Johnson, associate executive director, will serve as interim executive director.
InterAct tops goal, builds partnerships
The Raleigh nonprofit raised $5.3 million for its new family center, and has teamed with three agencies on a new program serving Latino and South Asian immigrants dealing with domestic violence and trauma.
Groups team to help domestic-violence victims
SAFEchild and Interact are partnering to offer the MOVE program, which helps domestic-violence victims boost their parenting skills and self esteem.
Wake women support women, kids
In its second annual grant cycle, the Women’s Network – Connecting for Change awarded two grants totaling $104,000 to local groups serving women and children.
Cary funder awards $55,000
The Cary Community Foundation makes 55 grants to support local organizations working to improve the lives of Cary citizens.