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Nov 16, 2022

The New Hanover Community Endowment is preparing to award its inaugural round of grants next month.  Formed by the multi-billion sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center to Novant Health last year, the nonprofit New Hanover Community Endowment has spent the year formalizing as an organization.  President and CEO William Buster, who began his role in Marc ...

Nov 4, 2022

In The Soda Pop District, WARM Finds A Temporary Home

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 4, 2022

An organization that repairs and rebuilds houses for those in need is getting a new home of its own. WARM, the Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry Inc., is relocating its headquarters and renting office space at 909 Market St. in Wilmington's Soda Pop District, according to a news release. WARM is also renting a 4,000-square-foot workshop on the same ...

Oct 26, 2022

New Hanover Endowment Taps BlackRock As Its Investment Manager

By Johanna F. Still, posted Oct 26, 2022

The New Hanover Community Endowment has partnered with investment firm BlackRock to manage its financial portfolio, created by last year’s sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center to Novant Health.  As one of the largest legacy health foundations in the nation, the New Hanover Community Endowment is tasked with growing its value over time, which started at ...

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Posted Oct 31, 2022
One consequence of the global pandemic has been to bring the concept and importance of supply chains into sharp relief for everyone, suppliers and consumers alike. In a well-tuned system, goods flow smoothly and predictably among the public- and private-sector organizations embedded in a global supply network. Modern information systems can allow the supply network to operate efficiently and with ...read entire article
Oct 24, 2022

CIS Of Cape Fear Grows With Bigger Staff, New HQ

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 24, 2022

A nonprofit that serves area schools is celebrating its next chapter. Communities In Schools of Cape Fear has moved to a new Wilmington headquarters location, 1209 Market St., which is at least three times larger than its previous spot at The Harrelson Center on North Fourth Street. "The larger facility will provide our New Hanover County staff the space they ne ...

Oct 19, 2022

Nonprofit employment organization StepUp Wilmington has moved to a bigger office with opportunities to grow. StepUp now occupies the 3,800-square-foot, two-story building at 621 N. Fourth St., after relocating from about 2,000 square feet in The Harrelson Center, 20 N. Fourth St. "We wanted our own standalone space with street-front access so our candidates coul ...

Sep 23, 2022

Work On Wilmington Seeks Nonprofit Projects To Complete

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 23, 2022

The organizers of Work on Wilmington (WOW), an annual day of service that brings together hundreds of volunteers to simultaneously complete service projects across the city, are seeking projects to work on from nonprofit organizations. Organized by Leadership Wilmington, a civic leadership development program of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Foundation, WOW is a fo ...

Aug 24, 2022

United Way of the Cape Fear Area recently moved to downtown Wilmington from Oleander Drive. The nonprofit organization, which raises money to support other nonprofits with an emphasis on health, financial stability and education, is now located at 127 Grace St.  Moving the organization downtown is something CEO Tommy Taylor has been wanting to do for several yea ...

Aug 8, 2022

The New Hanover Community Endowment will be announcing grant criteria for its initial grantmaking round during a public session in August. The endowment was launched with $1.25 billion in proceeds from the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center by New Hanover County to Novant Health, a deal that closed last year. As of Nov. 5, the total stood at $1.29 billion, acco ...

Jun 30, 2022

New Hanover Community Endowment Names Advisory Council

By Neil Cotiaux, posted Jun 30, 2022

The inaugural members of the Community Advisory Council that will help New Hanover Community Endowment’s board of directors and staff in decision- and grant-making have been announced.   In a news release Thursday, the nonprofit foundation said the 18 inaugural members of the council, who represent a cross-section of occupations, areas of expertise and demogra ...

Jun 8, 2022

WDI To Maintain Focus On Economic Development In New CEO Search

By Johanna F. Still, posted Jun 8, 2022

Late last month, Wilmington Downtown Inc. accepted the resignation of its president and CEO Holly Childs, effective immediately. Childs had spent 16 months at the helm of the organization, which shifted its focus to economic development to coincide with her hiring.  That redirection – which WDI Chairwoman and New Hanover County commissioner Deb Hays ...

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