public policy

Feb 4, 2013

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.

Jun 2, 2009

Nonprofits fight state budget cuts

A group of North Carolina nonprofits is holding a press conference to urge state lawmakers to raise taxes rather than cut services.

Jun 13, 2008

Public-policy grantmaking

Incorporating public policy into grantmaking can be a powerful tool for achieving large-scale and lasting results, yet the few foundations that make policy grants are considered innovators.

May 22, 2008

Young ‘social citizens’ profiled

Though labeled ‘the quiet generation,’ people ages 15 to 29 engage in social activism and reach unprecedented audiences through digital technology, a new report says.

Mar 7, 2008

Asion to lead El Pueblo

Tony Asion, the new head of El Pueblo, aims to help Latinos and non-Latinos better understand each another.