MDC

Apr 15, 2019

4.15.19 US News

Intel Foundation awards $1.25 million in grants through the She Will Connect initiative, San Diego Zoo Global will be featured in an all-new series from Animal Planet, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the Ford Foundation launch US 2050, and more.

Apr 15, 2019

4.15.19 NC News

The Winston-Salem Foundation awards four Community Grants totaling $66,100, MDC launches the new Passing Gear Philanthropy Institute, Durham Rescue Mission to host their Annual Easter Community Dinner and Easter Basket Give-away, and more.

Dec 17, 2018

12.17.18 US News

Cal State LA receives three grants totaling $3.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, Husson University AmeriCorps Team builds window inserts for low-income households, Intel exceeds its 50th anniversary volunteer goal, and more.

Dec 17, 2018

12.17.18 NC News

The Capital Bank Foundation gives out grants to six North Carolina nonprofits totaling $230,000, The Duke Chorale performs a free Christmas concert at the Durham Rescue Mission, The Durham Partnership for Children sends over 33,450 books to children in the Durham community, and more.

Mar 5, 2018

Playing the Long Game

Please enjoy this feature from our archives that originally published in January 2016. While the scope of the work that MDC does is vast, ultimately what it does is identify people and communities in need, and then align resources and infrastructure in order for the people and communities to be successful. In working with leadership, infrastructure and institutions, MDC is making permanent change in institutions or systems that will continue long after they are gone.

Mar 21, 2016

3.21.16 NC Nonprofit News

WakeEd Partnership's second annual Trivia Challenge to be held in April, Triangle Art Works and ArtsNC partner up for a workshop, 2015 Fundraiser of the year will present at the AFP-NC Triad March meeting, MetLife commits to a $65,000 Platinum Hammer, and more.

Jan 4, 2016

Playing the Long Game

While the scope of the work that MDC does is vast, ultimately what it does is identify people and communities in need, and then align resources and infrastructure in order for the people and communities to be successful. In working with leadership, infrastructure and institutions, MDC is making permanent change in institutions or systems that will continue long after they are gone.

Jul 14, 2011

Gates funds post-secondary effort

A community partnership in Raleigh led by N.C. State University has been awarded a $1.3 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch a project that aims to help more low-income young adults get post-secondary degrees.

Feb 8, 2011

Southern states urged to focus long-term

With states across the South facing gaping budget chasms, policymakers should forego short-term fixes in favor of long-term policies that create broader economic opportunity for all residents, a new report says.

Nov 15, 2010

Philanthropy can help build workforce

The South has too many dropouts from community colleges and universities -- and philanthropy can play a significant role in solving the problem.