Moving Beyond Startup
The Lone Survivor Foundation offers a clear example of a nonprofit that has moved beyond its preliminary success. Several key strategies can be taken from the foundation’s success, such as name recognition and branding, collaboration with like-minded organizations, and portfolio diversification can help nonprofits attain long-term sustainability.
Preventing Fraud in Nonprofits: It’s Easier than it Sounds
Internal controls go a long way in a nonprofit achieving its mission, and a strong set of internal controls will help the nonprofit maintain success in the long run.
October 2017 – NC Grants Roundup
The North Carolina Humanities Council awarded $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University‘s “The Virtual Martin Luther King Project,” The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers hosted its annual Foundation Fair on October 18th in Swannanoa, NC, Through its summer Community Grants cycle, the Cumberland Community Foundation is making $307,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations, and more
9.25.17 NC Nonprofit News
Student Action with Farmworkers hosts their orientation retreat, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is providing $100,000 to organizations across the state in response to the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Mint Museum opens its exhibit on the costume designs of William Ivey Long, and more.
Support for Leadership Development in the Nonprofit Sector
Supporting and investing in leadership development in the nonprofit sector can provide employees with essential tools and soft skills for potential succession into leadership.
For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth
NC State research finds that so-called “capacity grants” lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations – regardless of what the grants are for.
Scientists Evaluate Food Safety Practices to Help Support Nonprofit Food Pantries
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have done an in-depth analysis of food safety at nonprofit food pantries that distribute food directly to people in need. The research has already been used to develop a suite of free, online resources for food pantries, which has been used by nonprofits across North Carolina.
NC State Alums Return Home To Do Good
After successful NFL careers, Torry and Terrence Holt, former NC State football stars, created the Raleigh-based Holt Brothers Foundation in memory of their late mother Ojetta Holt-Shoffner. The Foundation works to mentor kids who have a parent with cancer and provides them with the tools needed to understand and cope with such a life-threatening disease.
6.8.15 NC Nonprofit News
Carolina Kids Classic Golf event raises over $100,000 for Ronald McDonald House Chapel-Hill, GSK and Triangle Community Foundation partner, Habitat for Humanity Asheville's Executive Director announces retirement, Durham Arts Council seeks contributors for CenterFest Arts Festival, Tammy Lynn Center and Moxie Pest Control hold fun run for kids, and more.
5.26.15 NC Nonprofit News
NC Center for Nonprofits announces keynote speaker for the 2015 Statewide Conference, 24 men graduate from Durham Rescue Mission's Victory program, Leadership North Carolina now accepting applications for its Class XXIII, the Block Gallery kicks off its 2015 exhibition series on June 4th, and more.