Capacity Building

Heartbreak and Possibility: Is the Nonprofit Sector Ready for Reinvention?

On March 21, the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits hosted the third webinar in its “Walking the Talk” series where they posed the question: Are we confronting the nonprofit racial leadership gap? Frances Kunreuther, co-director of the Building Movement Project, presented findings from a national survey to determine why – despite an increased number of training programs for leaders of color and the number of groups working on issues of race equity – are there not more leaders of color in nonprofits?

Walking The Talk: Are We Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap?

The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits hosted the third webinar of our "Walking the Talk: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in North Carolina Nonprofits" series. Building Movement Project (BMP) co-director Frances Kunreuther discussed Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap, the first report in BMP’s Race to Lead series that explores why there are so few leaders of color in the nonprofit sector.

Walking the Talk: Impact > Intention: Implicit Bias

Are we practicing what we preach? Or is our implicit bias negatively affecting our decisions in spite of our good intentions? Ivan Canada and Michael Robinson of the National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad presented the second webinar in the Center's "Walking the Talk" series, Impact > Intention: Understanding Implicit Bias. The discussion included:

Principles & Practices

Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence: ​A Self-Help Tool for Organizational Effectiveness

Based on the fundamental values of quality, responsibility, and accountability, Principles & Practices includes guiding principles on 12 aspects of governance, management, and operations for both nonprofit board and staff members. It also provides specific benchmarks under each category to help nonprofits use best practices in their daily work.

Salaries and Benefits

Salaries & Benefits in North Carolina's Nonprofits

There's no better way to acknowledge the greatest strength of the nonprofit sector - its people - than with fair and competitive salaries and benefits.

Based on more than 150 responses, the 2018 Compensation Report for North Carolina Nonprofits provides salary and benefit benchmarks for positions in nonprofits of all types and sizes across North Carolina and can help your organization:

Funding Rural America: Finding New Grants for Small Communities

When has it ever been easy to secure funding for rural communities? Is there a way to level the playing field so rural nonprofits as well as small towns and counties/boroughs can compete for both government and private sector grants? What are the other options for financially supporting a rural project whether you are a nonprofit or local government? Are collaborative efforts worth the effort? And, of course the biggest question: Who is funding rural America? During this webinar, Cynthia Adams, CEO of GrantStation, answers these and other questions as well as current trends.