The Legacy Fund, an affiliate of the , has announced that Thomas and Sondra Sheehan have been named the recipients of its 2013 Living Legacy Award. The annual award recognizes individuals and families that have made a major impact on the quality of life in Hamilton County.
The in Yarmouthport has announced that it is partnering with Third Sector New England on a new employee compensation and benefits survey designed to provide data on current nonprofit pay and benefits practices in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. To that end, the foundation is encouraging nonprofit organizations in the region to participate in the "Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce" .
The of the has announced a $100,000 commitment to help make the 2014 Gay Games presented by the a success for Summit County. About one-third of the expected ten thousand Gay Games participants will compete in events in Summit County next summer (August 9-16).
The Providence Health Plan Community Benefits Fund at the has awarded $225,000 to Life Track, the Mail Tribune reports. With the funds, Life Track, a collaborative partnership between Life Art and OnTrack's youth programs that works to help youths between the ages of 10 and 22 who are at risk of suicide, substance abuse, and juvenile delinquency, hopes to serve more than a hundred youths and reach fifteen hundred more through presentations and mental health/substance abuse screening.
The has announced six grants totaling more than $80,000 in support of basic and emergency needs. The foundation also announced that it has awarded more than $930,000 in scholarships and donor-directed gifts. Recipients of grants for basic needs include the Sarah Reed Children's Center, Mission Empower, and the Crime Victim Center.
The Nashville-based has announced 255 scholarships totaling more than $423,700 to help deserving students in the region attend college.