Service-Learning Programs Prove to Be a Valuable Resource for Nonprofits
The skilled, supervised, volunteer help provided through service-learning programs on campuses across the country have enabled countless nonprofits to meet their goals and fulfill their missions more effectively.
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
10.16.17 NC Nonprofit News
YWCA Greensboro to hold its Fall Bazaar on November 11th, featuring face painting, a bouncy house, food trucks, and Passion to Purse participants and vendors selling local and handmade goods, the North Carolina Community Foundation receives a renewal of National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations for the third time, the Golden LEAF Foundation awards 19 grants totaling more than $12 million, 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.
8.28.17 NC Nonprofit News
November brings the N.C. Museum of History’s 22nd Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration, Durham Rescue Mission hosts a Back-to-School Party for Needy Students, The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation raises over $120,000 at their Denim Ball on August 4th, and more.
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
4.17.17 NC Nonprofit News
The Winston-Salem Foundation granted 19 nonprofit organizations over $515,000 in Community Grants in March, Durham Rescue Mission held a community dinner on April 14th to feed over 1,000 community members in need, Conservation Trust for North Carolina is holding a screening of "Climate Stories NC" at the Rialto Theatre in Raleigh on April 19th, and more
UNC-Chapel Hill mulls campaign
Three-and-half years after putting plans for a big fundraising campaign on hold, the university is considering launching a new campaign that could begin within 12 months.
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.
Students fund new schools in China
A nonprofit founded by a student at N.C. State enlists students there and from Duke and UNC to raise money to build schools in rural communities in China.