7.29.19 NC News

Jul 29, 2019 | News, North Carolina, Philanthropy Journal

Durham's Emerging Artist Grant Program seeks applicants, Art Alliance Greensboro hosts Bowl-a-Thon, CenterFest seeks volunteers, and more.

News about grants, gifts

The Triangle Community Foundation seeks applicants for its community development grant program. Click here for more information.

North Carolina Community Foundation grants are available from the Graham County, Clay County, and Greene County Community Foundations. Additional grants are available from Moore Women, the Catawba Valley Community Foundation, the Carteret Community Foundation, and Pearl’s Pantry Fund. Click here for grant application information.

The Orange County Arts Commission, in partnership with the Durham Arts Council, seeks applicants for its Emerging Artist Grant Program. Click here for application information.

News about people, groups

Hwang will serve as the NCMA Foundation’s COO.

Jerry Hwang joined the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation as its chief operating officer.

Christy Thompson was appointed as the Durham Arts Council director of development and communication.

Art Alliance Greensboro hosted their annual Bowl-a-Thon on July 27th and 28th. Local potters made and donated pottery for Greensboro Urban Ministry’s annual Feast of Caring fundraising event, that will be held later this fall in November.

International House in Charlotte will hold its next Global Perspectives panel discussion on youth development and economic mobility Tuesday, August 6th.

News about opportunities, initiatives

The Chapel Hill Caregivers Summit online registration is now open. Registration information for the summit, scheduled for Tuesday, August 20th, can be found here.

A report cover reading "Economic Growth"

The report’s data is indexed against other mid-sized cities with comparable populations.

The Winston Salem Chamber published a whitepaper on Winston-Salem and Forsyth County’s economy and growth over time. A full version of the report can be accessed here.

Registration is now open for the NC Philanthropy Conference, scheduled for Monday, August 5th. Click here for more information on registration.

Volunteers are needed for the Durham Arts Council‘s CenterFest. Click to register as a volunteers for Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd shifts.

On Tuesday, July 30th, the Office of Raleigh Arts and the Raleigh Arts Commission will hold their Universal Access & the Arts Day, with this event highlighting trends and best practices in the arts for “engaging Deaf and disability community members.” Click here for registration information.

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