10.5.15 NC Nonprofit News
The Longleaf Collective launches inaugural grant application, Benevolence Farm to host 3rd Annual Second Chance Dine and Dance, Prevention Partners to hold second annual Healthy Together NC Summit, WomenNC selects five students for Commission on the Status of Women Fellowship, and more.
8.31.15 NC Nonprofit News
Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold six Walk to End Alzheimer's events, International House in Charlotte will host an evening of Chinese-inspired cuisine, entertainment and dancing, The North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition and its allies partnered to host a series of events in solidarity with International Overdose Awareness Day, Voices Together holds its September open houses, The Shalom Project receives a $22k grant, and more.
7.6.15 NC Nonprofit News
The Association of Fundraising Professionals extends its early bird pricing for its 2015 NC Philanthropy Conference, the Emily K Center has met half their goal for summer enrichment programming, the Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter will host Lupus Empowerment workshops in North Carolina, Band Together raises 2 million dollars, the Lung Cancer Initiative of NC has selected four 2015-2016 fellows, and more.
6.22.15 NC Nonprofit News
The A.J. Fletcher Foundation awards Spring 2015 grants totaling over $2 million, NC Center for Nonprofits alerts House and Senate about repercussions of the Senate tax plan, Midas works to drive out hunger , GSK Impact holds roundtable about upcoming grant, the Richard K. Lublin Teaching award awarded to Dr. Michael Hardt, 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.
N.C. Center for Nonprofits launches statewide initiative on executive succession
N.C. Center for Nonprofits to launch statewide initiative on executive succession as part of its annual Statewide Conference for the Nonprofit Sector, to be held Sept. 19-20 in Concord.
PJ launches monthly webinar series to benefit nonprofit practitioners
To better serve our readers and the many nonprofit practitioners who strive to improve their communities, Philanthropy Journal will launch a monthly webinar series on Sept. 17. Topics will include marketing and communications, advocacy and public policy, philanthropy and fundraising, technology and more. Webinars will be presented by leaders in their fields who will share their expertise to benefit everyone from new grassroots nonprofits to foundations considering their next big steps.
Nonprofits need to make new friends among legislators
In North Carolina and across the nation, legislatures are convening with high numbers of freshman lawmakers. Redistricting brought about considerable change in many districts where elected officials had enjoyed longevity and constituents benefitted from established relationships. Nonprofit leaders need to reach out and establish new relationships to ensure that their message is heard and constituent needs are known.
The N.C. Center for Nonprofits presents its Public Policy Forum on Feb. 25 at the NC State University’s McKimmon Center and will host N.C. Nonprofits Day Feb. 26 at the General Assembly. For information or registration, visit its website.
Tips for working with consultants
Doing your homework, making your needs clear, asking tough questions, and trusting your gut can give your nonprofit a better chance that your use of consultants will produce successful results.