Institute for Nonprofits

Sep 24, 2018

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows Kick Off Innovation Lab

The Social Innovation Fellows is a high-impact learning experience at the Institute for Nonprofits. The program offers participants from any discipline a yearlong team experience to learn the adaptive leadership and technical skills it takes to be successful social entrepreneurs […]

May 9, 2018

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows End of Year Celebration

On May 3, 2018, the Institute for Nonprofits hosted a reception in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library to highlight projects completed by the inaugural cohort of Social Innovation Fellows. Dr. Richard Clerkin began the celebratory event by acknowledging distinguished […]

Dec 14, 2017

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows Brain Trust Reception

On December 6, 2017, the Institute for Nonprofits hosted a reception in the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center to highlight the work being done by the Social Innovation Fellows. The reception was an opportunity for the Fellows to showcase […]

Oct 10, 2017

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” Social Innovation Fellows Kick Off Inaugural Year

The Social Innovation Fellows is a new high impact learning experience at the Institute for Nonprofits at NC State University. The Social Innovation Fellows offers participants from any discipline a yearlong team experience to learn the adaptive leadership and technical […]

Sep 5, 2017

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows Has Officially Launched

  The Social Innovation Fellows is a new “high impact” learning opportunity administered by the Institute for Nonprofits at North Carolina State University. The purpose of the Social Innovation Fellows is to offer participants from any discipline a yearlong team […]

Apr 28, 2017  |  NC State News

Bee the Change: New Apiary on Centennial Campus

The newest buzz at NC State is emanating from nearly 150,000 honeybees that now call Centennial Campus home. On the day before Earth Day, a new community apiary with seven honeybee hives was inaugurated on Main Campus Drive between the […]

Mar 31, 2017

Institute Sponsored E-Games Social Impact Track Ushers in Record Number of Entries

By Iman Usmani, BSC Associate The Entrepreneurship Initiative recently announced the finalists for the 2017 Lulu eGames, NC State’s biggest startup competition. Students can compete in 6 categories  – New Venture, Design and Prototype, Social Impact, Built on Cloud, Arts […]

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.

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.

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