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
10.2.17 NC Nonprofit News
Carolinas HealthCare System receives a $2 million charitable commitment from the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation, Marbles Kids Museum hosts its 10th Birthday Media Preview Party, arts and cultural organizations in all 100 North Carolina counties to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council in October, and more.
September 2017 – NC Grants Roundup
GreenHill receives $5,000 from PNC to continue to expand the reach of free Family Night., The Winston-Salem Foundation donates $467,632 in Community Grants to 22 local nonprofit organizations, The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers will hold the 2017 NCNG Foundation Fair October 18th on Warren Wilson College’s campus in Swannanoa, and more
9.11.17 NC Nonprofit News
Transitions LifeCare renames building on campus to honor one of the three capital campaign chairs responsible for their $6.1 million expansion project, applications are open through September 22nd for the United Arts Council's Wheels on the Bus grants, Eastern North Carolina's Stop Human Trafficking Now to hold a Celebration to Stop Human Trafficking on October 14th, and more.
9.19.16 NC Nonprofit News
The annual Carolina Artisan Craft Market will be held November 11, the Me Fine Foundation receives $20,000 endowment from two Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q franchises, Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries to hold an "Introduction to Finding Grants" program on September 30, and more.
8.29.16 NC Nonprofit News
The Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to host discussion of local women's human rights advocacy on October 25th, The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina receives $65,000 donation from the Nationwide Foundation, Activate Good seeks 2,500 volunteers for 9/11 Weekend of Service, and more.
Foundation Fair creates networking opportunities for local nonprofits and statewide grant-makers
Leaders of nonprofits that serve clients in small communities can find themselves at a geographic disadvantage when competing for funding dollars with their big city counterparts. The North Carolina Network of Grantmakers has created a replicable model with its annual Foundation Fair, which aims to level the playing field by bringing representatives of major regional and statewide foundations to local communities.
Foundation Fair Provides Access to Funders
More than 200 nonprofit representatives came to last week’s North Carolina Network of Grantmakers’ Foundation Fair in Wilmington eager to find out if the needs of their organization fit the missions of the thirteen exhibitors.
Steps suggested to improve education
North Carolina’s education system must improve leadership, assessment and accountability to overcome unprecedented challenges, a new study says.
Initiative aims to spur more advocacy funding
North Carolina will be the second of up to 10 states a national group will study as part of its initiative to track and encourage more advocacy grantmaking by foundations.