Innovation: Changing the Odds

It’s hard to move forward when you feel like the odds are stacked against you. This is a feeling teenagers aging out of the foster care system know all too well. They face growing up — finding housing, education and jobs — without the family support others their age can … Continued

#equitymatters: Summer Update

This year, the Foundation has embarked on a journey, working closely with Gita Gulati-Partee and OpenSource Leadership Strategies, to explore how we can do more to help create a more equitable community through philanthropy. We have dedicated a space in our quarterly newsletter to share what we are learning, what … Continued

Triangle Community Foundation is Moving!

Triangle Community Foundation announced this month that they will be moving their office to The Frontier in the fall. The 33-year-old organization has occupied space at the American Tobacco campus in downtown Durham for the past ten years. President & CEO Lori O’Keefe expressed that staff is excited about the … Continued

Siler City Unidos: Working to Unify a Community

The Chatham County town of Siler City is 50 percent Latino — but the town’s leaders and most engaged residents are overwhelmingly white. Sergio Borrayo, a code enforcement officer for the town, says it is hard to engage the Latino population in community life. “I think that a number of people … Continued

A Different Way to Give: NGAAP

The following is an interview with Michelle (MSM) Serrano-Mills & Linsey (LM) Mills, Foundation fundholders with NGAAP, conducted by Meg Buckingham (M), senior marketing & communications officer for the Foundation. M: Michelle and Linsey, can you tell me a little more about NGAAP, and why you choose to do your … Continued

What’s Next for Collaboration?

In an opening session at the What Matters Community Luncheon, over 75 nonprofit leaders gathered to have a candid conversation about collaboration. We talked with Meredith Emmett of Third Space Studio to talk about some of the take-aways shared, and how we can continue learning about this beneficial tool for impact. … Continued