Empowering Stakeholders with a Voice for Advocacy
Advocacy is essential for changing policies. With strong, educated and diverse advocates, nonprofits can create an action and voice behind their mission.
How To Build A Better Board
Strong and effective boards do not develop overnight and they do not remain indefinitely. Developing a strong and diverse board and learning to be an effective board member are continuous processes.
10.30.17 NC Nonprofit News
Thanksgiving week, known as flotilla week in Wrightsville Beach, will highlight the 34th annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla, featuring a massive 20-minute Zambelli Fireworks display and the 13th annual Airlie Gardens’ Enchanted Airlie, ArtsGreensboro hosts artist talks at GreenHill on October 25th with Two Artists | One Space artists Renzo Ortega and Antoine Williams, the North Carolina Humanities Council awards $120,000 in grants to NC cultural organizations, including $20,000 to North Carolina State University's "The Virtual Martin Luther King Project," and more.
Advocacy: A Bridge Between Research and Policy
Data provides the key to unlocking the minds of decision makers, though determining how best to communicate these results can be a challenge. Using data derived from credible research in advocacy efforts is one way to combat challenges in policy adoption.
Filling the Expertise Gap: The Next Step in Community Engagement
Community engagement is valuable for nonprofits interested in improving effectiveness and reducing paternalism.
Investing in Human Capital
Nonprofit leaders must be proactive about sustaining their human resources to recruit and retain talent. By empowering staff, engaging supporters and encouraging storytelling, the Duke Lemur Center demonstrates its commitment to its human capital.
9.6.16 NC Nonprofit News
State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation gifted a $1.8 million challenge for the SECU Center for MemoryCare, Fayetteville Technical Community College received a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation to support qualifying students enrolled in a machining-based training program, the 2016 North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Conference will be held from September 21st to the 23rd, featuring FailFest and more
3.7.16 NC Nonprofit News
Wells Fargo donated $15,930,252 to nonprofits in 2015, Leadership North Carolina is looking for its next class of NC leaders, AFP-NC Triad is seeking speakers for its education programs, Triangle Community Foundation is now accepting proposals for Awareness and Public Benefit grants, and more.
Giving grows at Duke, UNC, N.C. State
Giving to Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University increased in the fiscal year ended June 30.