Charlotte United Way aims to engage
To help address the region’s health-and-human-service needs, United Way of Central Carolinas in Charlotte has set a goal of raising $20.5 million in its annual campaign this year, up 3.4 percent from the $19.8 million it raised last year.
Changes on tap at Charlotte United Way
Despite falling $5 million short of its goal and of the previous year’s total in its 2010 annual fund drive, United Way of Central Carolinas will distribute nearly the same level of funds as last year, although big changes are in the works in its funding model.
Nonprofits outsource tech services
NPower Charlotte Region serves as information-technology department for nearly 20 local nonprofits, including United Way of Central Carolinas, The Duke Endowment, Foundation for the Carolinas, and the Arts & Science Council.
Leaner United Way fundraising all year
United Way of Central Carolinas has transformed its annual campaign to a year-long fundraising effort, a move its executive director says is critical to create a new culture of giving in the community and at United Way.
United Way takes on change
Charged with fixing an organization stunned by a compensation scandal and the recession, the new executive director at United Way of Central Carolinas aims to transform the charity by communicating better with donors, break down walls within the organization and focusing on urgent community needs.
New chief aims to reinvent United Way
As it kicks off its annual fund drive, Charlotte’s United Way faces the immediate task of raising money for critical health and human services and the larger challenge of rebuilding community trust.