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.
Nonprofits can address financial challenges
With continuing high unemployment, withering budget cuts by state and local governments and massive cuts in federal spending, nonprofits can take some basic steps to weather the continuing financial storm.
Students fund new schools in China
A nonprofit founded by a student at N.C. State enlists students there and from Duke and UNC to raise money to build schools in rural communities in China.
N.C. State gets $40 million gift
North Carolina State University has received a $40 million gift from alumnus Lonnie C. Poole, Jr., and his wife, Carol, the largest gift in the 123-year history of the school.
Gates funds N.C. education pilots
Partnerships in Raleigh and Charlotte received funding from the Gates Foundation’s Partners in Postsecondary Success program, an effort that will be managed by MDC Inc.
Students offer free consulting for nonprofits
Local college students have formed a nonprofit consulting firm that targets the nonprofit market, one they believe needs consulting services and provides an opportunity to make a meaningful impact.
Theory to practice: Churches weak on ‘charitable choice’
While the emergence of government funding for faith-based groups drew the interest of congregations in the mid 1990s, new research says few churches followed through by seeking state or federal grants.
Universities heed call for professional development
At a time when nonprofits are challenged by growing demand and shrinking resources, universities are beefing up their efforts to provide nonprofit professionals with the skills they need to succeed.
Theory and practice: Bridging the academy-practitioner gap
In this new feature, PJ and the Institute for Nonprofits at N.C. State University periodically will find, interpret and condense some of the best academic research into practical, accessible and consumable knowledge.
N.C. State hires Yale fundraiser
Marcy Engler, associate director of major gifts at Yale University, has been named executive director of development for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at N.C. State University, effective May 1.