Sep 23, 2013

Institute grad building global capacity to address women’s health

Tracy DiTucci, a graduate of the Nonprofit Studies Minor at NC State University, travels the world working with iPas to help build global capacity to address women’s health. Her studies provided her “with a framework for better understanding the unique role that nonprofits play in society and the different challenges and opportunities they face. … [It] prepared me to think ethically about how my actions, both as an individual and as a representative of an organization, affect those you’re trying to serve.”

Aug 12, 2013

Telling a good story – with the numbers to back it up

Trickle Up delivers outcome statistics in storytelling context to keep donors informed about what their dollars are doing for provide global relief. The relationship can be modeled at other nonprofits to foster ongoing giving to support meaningful causes.

Apr 18, 2013

Wilmington event to address child hunger issues in coastal county

Community groups seek to empower youth to address local problems, including hunger among school-age children, as part of Saturday’s What Will You Bring to the Table? event in Wilmington.

Mar 25, 2013

Status of Women report can guide nonprofits serving at-risk women, families

The Status of Women in North Carolina Report can serve as a road map for organizations that provide services to at-risk women and their families. “There is much that nonprofits can do to help people who are falling between the cracks,” says study director Ariane Hegewisch.

Sep 17, 2012

North Carolina Women Push Closer to Equality

North Carolina women remain vulnerable to challenges such as unemployment, persistent wage gap, poverty, high cost of child care, and disparities in social and economic opportunities. The Status of Women in North Carolina, a forthcoming research report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, provides data on areas of progress and need. A few of the study findings follow.

Sep 5, 2012

Learning from similar experiences, shared solutions

There are few things as lonely as trying to solve a complex problem on your own. And when you know your decisions affect at-risk women and families in your community, weighing the risks and benefits can be daunting.

Jul 12, 2012

Transforming the Junior League

Faced with the changes in women’s lives and a decline in membership in some of the local Junior League chapters, leaders of The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) decided to take a look at how to position the organization for the future. “The world was changing and women’s lives were changing, but we were not changing,” says Susan Danish, Executive Director of AJLI. “We needed a new vision that would keep us on the cutting edge for the future.”

Jun 24, 2009

Giving by and for women grows

While still a small part of overall philanthropy, giving by and for women is outpacing overall foundation giving, a new study says.

Sep 3, 2008

Women’s fund accepting grant applications

The Women’s Impact Fund will offer grants to organizations focusing on a variety of issues facing Mecklenburg County.

Jun 16, 2008

Motorola, Robby Gordon gives $7,875 to N.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Motorola and Robby Gordon Motorsports gave $7,875 to N.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence to fund awareness, prevention programs.