Nonprofit news roundup, 09.07.12

Rocky Mount United Way getting building from Boddie-Noell

Boddie-Noell Enterprises will donate its former administrative building on Sunset Avenue in Rocky Mount to United Way Tar River Region for its headquarters. United Way is expected to relocate its offices to the 4,900-square-foot facility by the end of this year. It will be the first stand-alone office United Way has owned.

Bank of America sponsors Habitat Charlotte house

Bank of America is presenting sponsor of Legacy House, a LEED-registered home to be built by bank employees, community volunteers and students for Habitat Charlotte.

Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem gets 4-star rating

Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator.  The agency is the only Ronald McDonald House in North Carolina, and only one of five charities in Winston-Salem, to receive that rating.

Communities in Schools award

Alex Holmes, who helped found Communities In Schools of Wake County in 1990, and Doug Eury, dean of the School of Education at Gardner-Webb University, have received the H. Glenn Williams Power of One Award for 2012 from Communities in Schools of North Carolina.

John Rex Endowment

The John Rex Endowment in Raleigh is accepting proposals for projects that focus on early childhood, birth to age 5, in Wake County, and for grants for organizational assessment, capacity building and strategic restructuring. Proposals for , or notification of intent to apply or letters of intent must be emailed by noon on Oct. 9.

Michael Scott Mater Foundation

The Michael Scott Mater Foundation in Charlotte, a groupfounded by two young U.S. Army veterans to provide financial resources, workforce training, cross-cultural exchanges, and sustainable solutions for individuals and communities, has been approved by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign.

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