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New Directors Elected to Statewide Nonprofit Board

July 15, 2021 - The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits has elected five new members to provide strategic direction and growth around the Center’s mission to educate, connect, and advocate for North Carolina nonprofits.


Duffyfield Community Gains 'Cutting Edge' 'Smart' Idea, a Hub to Bridge the Gap for Residents

July 7, 2021 - A cutting-edge idea – the Duffyfield Community Resource Hub – will bridge a gap between underserved needy New Bern residents and nonprofit services that many desperately need. 


Most Nonprofits Emerging From Pandemic Wounded but Still Operating

June 8, 2021 - The widespread charity failures that many experts feared did not happen, thanks to stepped-up giving by foundations and individual donors and billions of dollars in government support, according to interviews with charity leaders and a new study from the Center for Effective Philanthropy.


Charlotte Nonprofit Services Were In High Demand In Pandemic – Now Their Recovery Begins

June 8, 2021 - While nonprofit organizations have been working to meet their communities' needs, they've also had to work through financial and operational challenges brought on by the pandemic.


More Americans Giving to Charity, but Most Nonprofits Suffering During Pandemic

May 3, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic's furious impact on the nation's and North Carolina's economies devastated the private sector, but new data shows more than three-quarters of nonprofit organizations also reported lost revenues, leading to significant gaps in programming and the sector's own job losses.


Nonprofits Have Several Avenues to Find Support

April 16, 2021 - As a growing number of Triangle residents receive vaccinations, nonprofits are planning for a post-pandemic world. Even with some workers returning to offices and the state lifting capacity limits at many types of facilities, nonprofits continue to face a variety of Covid-related challenges that are stretching their finances.


What Matters: Challenges & Opportunities
February 16, 2021 - In this new year, Anita Brown-Graham from UNC School of Government, Lori O’Keefe from Triangle Community Foundation, and Jeanne Tedrow from the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits come together to discuss what the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors continue to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic, exposed disparities, and racial inequity.


Charities Hope Those Who Don't Need Stimulus Money Share with Those Who Don't Get It

February 14, 2021 - It's impossible to say how many people who received payments from the first or second stimulus packages used any of the money to support charities – or whether they would do so with additional funds that might be forthcoming as Congress considers President Joe Biden's proposed "American Rescue Plan."


National Council of Nonprofits Welcomes Five Distinguished Leaders to Its Board of Directors
February 12, 2021 - The National Council of Nonprofits announces the election of respected nonprofit leaders from across the country to its Board of Directors, including Jeanne Tedrow, President and CEO of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.


Demand Straining NC Nonprofits During Pandemic. Are Donations Keeping Up?
December 28, 2020 - As the pandemic has driven up demand for services, giving has helped some nonprofits meet it.


Nonprofits During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part 1)
December 6, 2020 - Funding for charitable organizations has dropped off significantly during COVID-19, according to a new survey of more than 1,700 NC nonprofits. The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits joins the conversation with an update on how groups serving our most vulnerable can pivot in the pandemic.


September 16, 2020 - North Carolina nonprofits call on congressional delegation to act now on bipartisan solutions to meet urgent needs of North Carolinians and organizations serving them.


North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Expands Capacity Building Work with Grant Award
September 1, 2020 - The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits has been awarded a Triangle Capacity-Building Network grant from Triangle Community Foundation to support our statewide capacity building programs for nonprofits.


NC Nonprofits Struggling Amid COVID-19 Crisis Just as Services Are Needed Most
August 10, 2020 - As the COVID-19 crisis continues, many organizations that serve the community are struggling financially.


Outer Banks Leader Elected to Statewide Nonprofit Board
July 15, 2020 - Lorelei Costa, executive director of the Outer Banks Community Foundation, has been elected to the statewide board of directors of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.


National Network Works Fast: Nonprofit Unemployment Insurance under CARES
April 30, 2020 - Throughout this crisis, NPQ has repeatedly and consistently emphasized the importance of national networks, which can advocate for the best interests of nonprofits and the communities they serve as rapidly as policy is made and implemented.


How COVID-19 is Impacting Nonprofits
April 29, 2020 - From the organizations on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight, to the empty science centers and museums, to the groups helping those with cancer– all are being impacted by this pandemic.


Amid Coronavirus, Businesses Of Many Stripes Asking For Direct Cash Donations
April 1, 2020 - Along with artists and others in the gig economy asking for support online, many for-profit businesses are, for the first time, asking customers and fans for direct financial support.


Coronavirus Slowdown Taking a Bite Out of Charitable Efforts
March 24, 2020 - Nonprofit leaders aren’t downplaying COVID-19’s public-health concerns. But they are having to make do with less than they might expect after a typical emergency.


NC Nonprofits, Foundations Pool Efforts in Response to Coronavirus
March 20, 2020 - North Carolina’s nonprofit organizations and foundations are mobilizing their resources as the coronavirus pandemic affects the needs of individuals and families in the state’s 100 counties.


North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Initiates Storm Preparedness and Resiliency Program for Nonprofits
September 5, 2019 - The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits is among 65 grant recipients selected by Duke Energy to help North Carolina communities increase their response capabilities for future weather events with advance preparation and planning.


Conference for NC Nonprofits Returns to Triangle
September 7, 2018 - Nonprofit leaders will convene for the 2018 Conference for North Carolina Nonprofits, Power Play: Disruption for Good, on September 12-14 in Research Triangle Park, with a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.


Education and Economic Development in NC
August 24, 2018 - The Carolina Business Review talks with NC leaders, including the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits' vice president for public policy and advocacy, David Heinen, about education and economic development in the region.


Issues and Strategic Initiatives of North Carolina Nonprofits
June 19, 2018 - The World According to Mark (WPVM 103.7) interviewed nonprofit experts, including the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits' vice president for public policy and advocacy, David Heinen, about issues and strategic initaitves of North Carolina nonprofits.


Analysis Shows Negative Effects of Tax Reform Bills for the Work of North Carolina’s Nonprofits
November 17, 2017 – A new analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act indicates that several provisions of the congressional tax reform plans would make it harder for charitable nonprofits throughout North Carolina to provide critical services in their communities.


North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Announces New President & CEO
May 12, 2017 - The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits announced today the appointment of Jeanne Tedrow as its new President & CEO.