N.C. State University

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.

Mar 15, 2011

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.

Feb 1, 2011

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.

Dec 17, 2010

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.

Oct 29, 2010

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.

Aug 3, 2010

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.

Jun 25, 2010

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.

May 11, 2010

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.

Apr 5, 2010

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.

Feb 22, 2010

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.