Triangle Donors Forum: Reinvigorating a Region

This event is for fundholders only. “Today the South is simultaneously moving forward and falling back, drawing together and drifting apart. Can the levers of progress that helped us move forward before be elevated and reinvigorated to do so again?” Join Triangle Community Foundation as we take a deep look … Continued

Nonprofit Town Halls

Join us and the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits for a Nonprofit Town Hall meeting. Nonprofit Town Halls will offer nonprofit board and staff an opportunity to talk with other nonprofit leaders and elected officials about some of the major policy issues facing North Carolina nonprofits in 2019. We’ll strategize ways that we … Continued

What Matters: A Thriving Community

    Raleigh Convention Center | Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | Opening Sessions 10 a.m. | Lunch Program 12 Noon – 1:45 p.m. Can you imagine what this region would look like if everyone were thriving? We believe that everyone should be able to thrive, but inequitable barriers and other … Continued

An Update on What Matters: Women

Last April, nearly 800 guests left fired up to create a region of opportunities for women and girls in the Triangle after attending What Matters: Women. But there were so many questions about how we could help women and girls feel empowered and provide them the resources they needed to … Continued

Social Justice Through Art

How would people living on death row believe they have a story to share? How would they consider their story even matters? Society would relegate them to its “outskirts” along with others deemed unworthy of story, where difference is uncounted. Lynden Harris and the team at Hidden Voices are working … Continued

Nurturing Youth and Community

It’s a picture-perfect autumn afternoon, and the SEEDS two-acre urban farm is a hive of activity. As you walk through the whimsically designed gates, the space stretches ahead, a fusion of cozy backyard and childhood wonderland. A sprawling herb garden embraces the top tier of the property and offers up … Continued

Leaving a Legacy

For Jim Stewart and Frances Dyer, contributing to the community has always been a part of life. Growing up in Durham, Stewart was keenly aware of his father’s (John “Shag” Stewart) passion and impact in the region, and knew he had big shoes to fill. “My dad’s favorite expression was … Continued

The Science of a Legacy

Like many scientists, George Hitchings and Gertrude “Trudy” Elion aren’t exactly household names, despite their incredible achievements. They are best known for winning the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1988. Together, they created innovative drug treatments for leukemia, malaria, AIDS, and more. Those familiar with the history of Triangle Community … Continued

Empowering Through Education

Ask Dr. Umesh Gulati and his wife Usha for advice about living an impactful life, and they’re likely to say, “Have a conversation. Get to know someone.” Preferably someone who’s not like you. In their early years in the United States, the Gulatis were often faced with their uniqueness. In … Continued

Working Toward a Thriving Society

Dr. Bulent Ender was raised to believe that it was his responsibility to give back to those in need. As a first-generation immigrant from Turkey growing up in the suburbs of D.C., he was surrounded by opportunity. Opportunity that came with a clear message from his family and religion. “Being … Continued