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An Interview with Jerry VanSant

What fuels your passion (for the environment)? I have no professional background in the environment, rather, my experience lies in the evaluation of nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. I have always cared about the outdoors, even as a young child, and I feel it is an extraordinarily important issue. It … Continued

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Solving the Problem of Generational Poverty

About two years ago, Kirby Jones and Albert Fisher started talking about the problem of generational poverty. Both men lead nonprofits in Wake County designed to help the poor, but their separate efforts didn’t seem to make lasting change. For years, nonprofit organizations have used a siloed method, Jones said, … Continued

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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

Collaboration, flexibility, focus seen key to change

Sustaining the Triangle’s growth and making it a better place to live, work and play will depend on how well individuals and organizations can adapt to sweeping, rapid change and work together to fix the region’s most pressing social problems. That will require the willingness to take risks, make mistakes, … Continued