Carolina raises $268 million in year
Gifts to the university were down 1 percent, but total commitments, including pledges, grew to $292 million in the year ended June 30.
Donor focus seen as key in recession
Nonprofits are working in the recession to strengthen the fundamentals of their annual-fund and capital-campaign fundraising programs, retool their development strategies and stay connected with donors, experts say.
UNC-Chapel Hill raises $271.25 million
Despite the sour economy, Carolina posted its second-highest fundraising total for the year ended June 30.
Duke tops state fundraising list
Duke, Carolina and N.C. State raised more money in fiscal 2008 than any other college or university in the state, a new study says.
Planned giving can ward off disaster
Planned gifts, typically larger than one-time cash gifts, provide funds to build endowments and can sustain nonprofits during economically trying times.
College students award $3,000 in grants
Ten students in a philanthropy class at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill awarded grants to boost education and health care for immigrants in North Carolina.
UNC plans for mega-campaign
The new fundraising effort could seek to raise as much as $4 billion, news reports say.
USAID gives UNC-CH $181 million
The university’s largest grant ever will go toward evaluating health and disease-prevention programs throughout the world.
College students prepare to feed hungry
Students at N.C. State, UNC-Chapel Hill and ECU plan to package 1 million meals to combat world hunger on Aug. 23.
Andrea Bazán receives national recognition
The president of the Triangle Community Foundation has been named chair of The National Council of La Raza and one of the most influential Latino leaders in the U.S.