News about grants, gifts
The Golden Leaf Foundation awarded several Triad organizations and groups a total of $12.4 million on July 5th to support a variety of projects throughout the community.
Duke Energy committed $25,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties to support activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math.
News about people, groups
John Rex Endowment Board of Directors named Kellan Moore as the next president and CEO on June 30th.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in Wilmington to celebrate the phase one opening of 16 SECU Lakeside Reserve apartments and the welcoming of the facilities’ first residents.
Journeymen Triangle held their annual TNT fireworks fundraiser sale this past week, with proceeds supporting boys in the Journeymen Triangle program.
Fayetteville Technical Community College announced that the College has been approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs to participate in the Yellow Ribbon G.I. Bill Education Enhancement Program.
The two teams racing in 3,000 Miles to a Cure crossed the finish line in Annapolis, Maryland on June 27th in a race to raise money to beat brain cancer.
Virginia Jicha began her two-year term as the volunteer President of the North Carolina Parent Teacher Association.
On July 3rd, North Carolinian bicycle adventurers Andrew Arden and Joseph Farley embarked on a 3-week bicycle journey starting in Hamburg, Germany and ending in Paris, France to raise awareness and donations for refugees through Dorcas Ministries.
Children’s Home Society is implementing a four-year strategic plan and realignment that will allow it to double the number of adoptions completed and the number of children served by family finding and enhanced foster care to permanency programs.
The Inter-Faith Council for Social Services named Anna K. MacDonald as Director of Development.
News about opportunities, initiatives
North Carolina State University’s Association of Women Faculty is starting a summer reading circle, beginning on July 24th.
Duke University’s Office of Durham & Regional Affairs is now accepting applications for 2017 Community Care Fund grants. Nonprofits in Durham, Wake, and Orange counties are encouraged to apply, and applications will be accepted July 5th through August 2nd.
Registration is now open for the 2017 Conference for North Carolina’s Nonprofits, “Embracing Uncertainty,” being held in Concord September 13th-15th.
On July 14th Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity will dedicate six new Habitat homes in its McKinley neighborhood in Shiloh.
Guilford Green Foundation will host their Annual Granting Ceremony on July 20th.
The 32nd annual NC Watermelon Festival will be held in Historic Murfreesboro on August 2nd-5th.
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