11.23.15 NC Nonprofit News
N.C. GreenPower launches pilot program to provide matching grants for the installation of a solar PV array at schools, Food Lion will partner with customers to donate to the Food Lion Feeds "Holidays Without Hunger" campaign, Lenovo announced a partnership with Dress for Success Triangle, and more.
Grant aims to get farm produce to students
To address the growing problem of child obesity in the state, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation has invested $1.2 million to get more produce from North Carolina farmers to school systems.
Workshop planned for Charlotte nonprofits
A free workshop designed to help local nonprofits weather the tough economy will be held June 23 in Charlotte.
Blue Cross Foundation grants steady
While its assets have fallen since the beginning of 2008, the foundation is using funds from its corporate parent to help keep grantmaking steady this year.
Conservation groups honored
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation awarded $10,000 each to three North Carolina groups working to protect the environment.
Grantmakers fund outcomes focus
Three North Carolina foundations are funding an effort by the grantmakers network to improve grantmaking in the state.
Blue Cross Foundation awards community grants
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation awarded over $530,000 in grants to 26 nonprofits addressing health care in vulnerable communities.
Hurricanes’ foundation gives $220K for kids
The Carolina Hurricanes' Kids 'N Community Foundation has given $220,169 to 20 local charities in its most recent grant cycle.
Wake Education Partnership raises $500,000
The Wake Education Partnership has passed the halfway mark in its annual campaign, raising over $500,000 from area corporations.
Blue Cross extends pledge to free clinics
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation is giving another $10 million to the North Carolina Association of Free Clinics.