Stories From 2016

Dec 9, 2016

Lebanese American Philanthropy- A Preliminary Study

This fall, the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and NC State’s Institute for Nonprofits undertook a joint preliminary study of Lebanese-American philanthropy.

Dec 6, 2016

For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth

NC State research finds that so-called "capacity grants" lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations — regardless of what the grants are for.

Nov 21, 2016

Dinners With Purpose-Aly Khalifa

The NC State Institute for Nonprofits Social Entrepreneurship Initiative was very excited to welcome Aly Khalifa as the fall 2016 Dinners With Purpose speaker.

Oct 7, 2016

Apply for the 2017 ASHOKA Exchange

The Social Entrepreneurship Initiative at the Institute for Nonprofits is thrilled to announce that scholarship funding is available for two NC State students to attend the 2017 ASHOKA Exchange.

Sep 15, 2016

Institute for Nonprofits Announces New Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence

The Institute for Nonprofits is delighted to announce Aly Khalifa as the Institute’s new Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the upcoming two years.

Jul 7, 2016

Duke Energy’s worrisome move to silence nonprofits

NC State Institute for Nonprofits Executive Director Dr. Richard Clerkin penned an op-ed discussing Duke Energy’s request for two nonprofit organizations to raise $240 million in order to challenge a power plant permit that was issued in March.

Jun 27, 2016

Student’s Startup Helps Teens Tap into Creative Gifts

Over the last four years, Myers has trained students in photography, videography and music production at the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County afterschool program. Working with teens largely from low-income households, Myers mentored students through multimedia projects with themes often promoting social change. Now, through his startup — the Malkuta Project — Myers is expanding the afterschool model to the broader community

Jun 1, 2016  |  Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought

Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought

New research from North Carolina State University finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. The study also found that most nonprofit executives do not leave their positions due to voluntary retirement, as previously thought.

May 26, 2016

The Institute for Nonprofits Hosts Inaugural COMx Event

Embracing its mission to convene and facilitate opportunities that build community, on May 23, 2016 the Institute for Nonprofits co-hosted their inaugural COMx event with their newest partner, Loading Dock Raleigh, the area’s newest collaborative work space.

May 12, 2016  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Conservation Through a Nonprofit Lens

Katie Cupp came to NC State to study zoology. But during her first semester as a freshman, a chance encounter with a fellow zoology major led Cupp to consider a minor well outside her core area of study: nonprofit studies.