The Institute (formerly – NC Institute of Minority Economic Development)

Group

Formerly known as the NC Institute of Minority Economic Development, the Institute stresses their mission is to “strengthen the asset base of limited resource populations as a means of building economically vibrant and socially responsible communities,” they have partnered with the political and leftist organization Blueprint NC. Blueprint NC is the umbrella organization financed by Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation and is best known for the 2013 political strategy memo directing its members to eviscerate, mitigate, litigate, cogitate and agitate the state’s leadership.

Financials: Source IRS 990s       
Year Revenue   Expenditures   Net Assets
2015 $1,744,912   $2,105,461   $1,879,292
2014 $1,237,059   $1,700,602   $2,239,841
2013 $1,445,770   $2,381,316   $2,703,384

 

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People Connections:

Person Position Time
Andrea Harris Co-Founder, Senior Fellow Current
Bellandra Foster Director, NCDOT-OJT Civil Industry Program Current
Cheri Pearson Director, Public Allies NC Current
Dan Stafford Project Director, MBDA Business Center Current
Edward Fort Board Member Current
Farad Ali President and CEO Current
Kaye Gantt Project Director, U.S. DOT-Small Business Transportation Resource Center Current
Lewis Myers Board Chairman Current
Lori Gibbs Board Treasurer Current
Martin Eakes Board Member Current
Michael Goodmon Board Member Current
Michael Suggs Board Vice Chairman Current
S. Briles Johnson Executive Director, Women's Business Center of NC Current
Tanya Branch Chief Financial Officer Current
Tyrone Baines Board Secretary Current
W. Troy Roberts Board Member Current
Will Mann Board Member Current
Farad Ali Senior VP of Business Development Former
La-Tasha Best-Gaddy Executive Director of Public Allies North Carolina Former
Victor Galloway Director of Research and Policy Former

This group funded by:

Funder Year Amount Description
United States Department of Commerce 2017 $294,100.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2017 $39,897.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2017 $37,555.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2017 $36,353.00 Program development
Duke Energy Foundation 2016 $35,000.00 Program development
Small Business Administration 2016 $150,000.00 Program development
Small Business Administration 2016 $131,250.00 Program development
Small Business Administration 2016 $85,100.00 Program development
United States Department of Commerce 2016 $294,100.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2016 $150,000.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2016 $39,896.00 Program development
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2016 $100,000.00 For general operating support
Small Business Administration 2015 $131,250.00 Program development
The PNC Foundation 2015 $30,000.00 Program development
United States Department of Commerce 2015 $250,000.00 Program development
Wells Fargo Foundation 2015 $100,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2015 $200,000.00 General operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2015 $125,000.00 HBCU project
Duke Energy Foundation 2014 $9,500.00 Program development
Small Business Administration 2014 $125,882.00 Program development
The PNC Foundation 2014 $40,000.00 Program development
Triangle Community Foundation 2014 $1,000.00 Conference and exhibits
United States Department of Commerce 2014 $250,000.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2014 $145,000.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2014 $145,000.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2014 $25,000.00 Program development
United States Department of Transportation 2014 $10,000.00 Program development
Wells Fargo Foundation 2014 $50,000.00 program development
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2014 $100,000.00 For general operating support
Enterprise Holdings Foundation 2013 $1,500.00 Conferences and exhibits
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc 2013 $25,000.00 General support; Program development
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc 2013 $25,000.00 General support; Program development
The PNC Foundation 2013 $45,000.00 Conferences and exhibits
Wells Fargo Foundation 2013 $25,000.00
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc 2012 $10,000.00 General support; Program development
Triangle Community Foundation 2012 $4,000.00 Program development To be used for stipend
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2012 $200,000.00 General operating support
Duke Energy Foundation 2011 $3,000.00
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc 2011 $10,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For program and operating support
Wells Fargo Foundation 2011 $50,000.00
Enterprise Holdings Foundation 2010 $1,000.00
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc 2010 $15,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2010 $200,000.00 General support
Duke Energy Foundation 2009 $3,000.00 General/operating support For operating support
Triangle Community Foundation 2009 $1,500.00 Conference and exhibits
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation 2008 $75,000.00 Program development To increase early detection and treatment of prostate cancer among African American men in Hertford Perquimans and Pasquotank counties through expansion of education and screening program
Duke Energy Foundation 2008 $3,000.00 General/operating support For operating support
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc 2008 $97,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2008 $3,000.00 Conferences/seminars For Executive Networking Conference 2008
Duke Energy Foundation 2007 $3,300.00 General/operating support For operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2007 $200,000.00 General operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2005 $150,000.00 To continue its current advocacy efforts and to begin two new projects designed to increase capacity of minority business owners
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2003 $150,000.00 General operating support
United States Department of Transportation $16,000.00 Program development

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Address 1:
114 W Parrish Street

City:
Durham

State:
NC

Zip:
27701

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