Initiative hosts information sessions on new grant program

Initiative hosts information session on new grant program
The N.C. Community Development Initiative will host a webinar and three regional information sessions to brief nonprofits on its new grant program.
The Initiative is launching a new multi-year grant program, the Community Enterprise Fund, designed to help North Carolina’s most effective community-based enterprises implement strategic economic development plans that have potential for significant impact in the communities they serve. The fund is open to nonprofit organizations that are using community economic development strategies.
To learn more about the Community Enterprise Fund, register for the webinar or one of the regional information sessions listed below. Millie Brobston, program officer for grant investments, will give a presentation on the fund and answer questions.
Webinar
Date:  June 12, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m.
Register online
Eastern Regional Information Session
Date:  June 14, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Location:  Lenoir Community College Small Business Center at the Kinston Enterprise Center, 327 N. Queen St., room 313, Kinston, NC 28501
Register online
Western Regional Information Session
Date:  June 21, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Location:  HandMade in America, 125 S. Lexington Ave., Suite 101, Asheville, NC 28801
Register online
Central Regional Information Session
Date:  June 26, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Location:  The Weaver Foundation, conference room, 324 W. Wendover Ave., #300, Greensboro, NC 27408
Register online

The N.C. Community Development Initiative will host a webinar and three regional information sessions to brief nonprofits on its new grant program.

The Initiative is launching a new multi-year grant program, the Community Enterprise Fund, designed to help North Carolina’s most effective community-based enterprises implement strategic economic development plans that have potential for significant impact in the communities they serve. The fund is open to nonprofit organizations that are using community economic development strategies. 

To learn more about the Community Enterprise Fund, register for the webinar or one of the regional information sessions listed below. Millie Brobston, program officer for grant investments, will give a presentation on the fund and answer questions. 

Webinar
Date:  June 12, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m.
Register online 

Eastern Regional Information Session
Date:  June 14, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Location:  Lenoir Community College Small Business Center at the Kinston Enterprise Center, 327 N. Queen St., room 313, Kinston, NC 28501
Register online 

Western Regional Information Session
Date:  June 21, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Location:  HandMade in America, 125 S. Lexington Ave., Suite 101, Asheville, NC 28801
Register online 

Central Regional Information Session
Date:  June 26, 2012
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Location:  The Weaver Foundation, conference room, 324 W. Wendover Ave., #300, Greensboro, NC 27408
Register online 

For more information, visit http://ncinitiative.org/financial-investments/grants/community-enterprise-fund or contact Millie Brobston at mbrobston@ncinitiative.org.

Many thanks to our sponsors

BB&T Oak Foundation Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Wells Fargo PNC Suntrust Kate B Reynolds Charitable Trust Local First Bank Fifth Third Bank First Tennessee Bank