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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Effort launched to reduce unclaimed tax credits
Though about eight in 10 eligible lower-income North Carolinians receive the Earned Income Tax Credit, at least $135 million goes unclaimed each year.
Gates taps MDC for community college effort
The Chapel Hill nonprofit will manage a $16.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to improve remedial education in community colleges.