10.21.19 NC News
NC State's The Science House wins Duke Energy Foundation Award, Peg O'Connell named American Heart Association volunteer advocate of the year, Fall Arts Fair moves to Fletcher Park, and more.
Philanthropic Foundations React Dynamically But Intentionally to External Pressures
As foundations change and evolve, nonprofits must also adapt to the dynamic landscape of foundation operations, particularly in three key areas.
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.
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.
11.23.15 NC Nonprofit News
N.C. GreenPower launches pilot program to provide matching grants for the installation of a solar PV array at schools, Food Lion will partner with customers to donate to the Food Lion Feeds "Holidays Without Hunger" campaign, Lenovo announced a partnership with Dress for Success Triangle, and more.
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.
5.4.15 NC Nonprofit News
Boys and Girls Club of Wake County holds annual Youth of the Year Luncheon, Winston-Salem Heart Ball raises over $290,000, the Emily K Center hosts Durham Symphony Orchestra's spring community concert with Kidznotes, and more.
Arts Entrepreneurship at NC State
Dr. Gary Beckman, pioneer of the country's first Arts Entrepreneurship Minor, comments on the successes of this burgeoning field at NC State University.
Social entrepreneurship initiative launches at NC State
Motivated and engaged NCSU students are launching social entrepreneurship projects to change the world. A new initiative seeks to forge a vision for how students, faculty and community partners can "do good" in addition to doing well, says Elizabeth Benefield, program coordinator with the Institute for Nonprofits.
More than 100 students complete nonprofit minor
Hardworking students in the nonprofit studies minor helped the Institute for Nonprofits achieve a significant milestone last week when its number of graduates passed the century mark.