February 1, 2015

Rich Clerkin to Lead Institute for Nonprofits

Richard M. Clerkin, Ph.D., has been named executive director of the Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement at NC State University. He will lead the institute’s research, teaching and engagement, and work with North Carolina nonprofit partners to extend NC State research to serve the state.
  • Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle energized an audience of students, faculty and community leaders at the inaugural Dinners With Purpose on October 29th at NC State University. His talk, Leading With Purpose: 21st Century Business Leadership, illustrated the need for innovative and creative thinking in both the public and private sectors to address the challenges we face as a society.

    October 31, 2014
  • Wake Technical Community College raises more than $17.5 million in first major gifts campaign, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina appoints new board members, an anonymous donor helps 1,600 Salvation Army Angels, Carolina Diesel Trucks Christmas Convoy delivers Toys for Tots, and more.
    December 18, 2013
  • Motivated and engaged NCSU students are launching social entrepreneurship projects to change the world. A new initiative seeks to forge a vision for how students, faculty and community partners can "do good" in addition to doing well, says Elizabeth Benefield, program coordinator with the Institute for Nonprofits.
    December 16, 2013
  • Discovery Place in Charlotte selects a new CEO, GSK IMPACT Awards recognize nine Triangle nonprofits, Open Door Ministries of High Point plans dinner to honor homeless, Urban Ministry Center of Charlotte plans a concert with the Blind Boys of Alabama, and more.
    December 11, 2013
  • John Rex Endowment gives $2 million to Project Enlightenment for a parenting project, Benevolence Farm receives $5,000 to help women released from prison, McKinney and Urban Ministries of Durham offer naming rights to items that fight homelessness, Be Santa to a Senior brings holiday visits and gifts to seniors, and more.
    December 4, 2013
  • NC State senior Ellen Furby is among 19 North Carolina college students honored with the 2013 Community Impact Student Award. Furby leads Feed the Pack, a campus-based food pantry that is gaining national attention.
    December 2, 2013
  • SAFEchild raises more than $217,000 to prevent child abuse, The Duke Endowment selects a new vice president, ActivateGood kicks off a volunteering pledge drive on Giving Tuesday, ASU students turn the Hunger Games into a canned food drive, and more.
    November 20, 2013
  • V Foundation for Cancer Research awards $10.8 million in grants; Durham Rescue Mission opens new dorm, earns recognition and receives grants; the John Rex Foundation elects new officers; UPS grant helps Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina deliver financial literacy programs; and more.
    November 13, 2013
  • It’s Nonprofit Awareness Month — a great time to celebrate the hard work of nonprofits, volunteers and donors who make a difference in their communities and to give back yourself. Find local events near you throughout November.
    November 11, 2013
  • Lori Lee, founder of Me Foundation, competes for national honors as L’Oreal’s Women of Worth; local philanthropists give $2.6 million for Methodist University’s health sciences building, Crown Imports donates $150,000 to the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center; and more.
    November 6, 2013

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