July – NC Grant News Roundup
Chowan Community Funds Foundation gave $16,000 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, The Asheville Merchants Fund of The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awarded $405,000 in grants to nine Buncombe County nonprofit organizations to fund projects designed to strengthen the community, Duke University’s Office of Durham & Regional Affairs is accepting applications for 2017 Community Care Fund grants, and more
Habitat affiliates forming statewide group
To better coordinate their work, including fundraising, training and advocacy, the state’s Habitat affiliates are forming a statewide support organization.
Affordable-housing advocate aims to grow
N.C. Housing Coalition serves as a resource and referral network for people in crisis, a clearinghouse for best practices and research data on housing issues, and a central advocacy voice.
Policy forum set for February
The N.C. Center for Nonprofits will hold its annual Public Policy Forum in Raleigh on February 20.
Fletcher promotes Deremia Johnson
With almost five years at the A.J. Fletcher Foundation under her belt, Deremia Johnson is taking on a higher-profile role with the Raleigh-based funder.