The has announced nine grants totaling more than $37,000 in support of STEM education and aging-in-place programs for seniors. Recipients include Stewardship Through Education, Murphys Senior Center, Common Ground Senior Services, and the Friends of Rail Road Flat School.
The has appointed Kelly K. Schrock as its new president, effective January 1, and Suzanne Kadinger as vice president. Schrock will succeed Roni Johnson, who led the foundation for twenty-seven years.
As part of the ’s annual Youth in Philanthropy program, high school juniors in a community service class were given $2,000 to distribute to area nonprofits and projects as they saw fit, the Winona Daily News reports. The program, now in its eighth year, is intended to teach students, who are organized into small groups and consider proposals from a number of community groups, about the needs of the Winona community while helping them understand the sometimes complicated process of how nonprofits raise money.
The Excel by 5 program in Hernando, assisted by the , is conducting a community needs assessment to determine what tools children through the age of five need to succeed in life, the DeSoto Times reports. The assessment will lead to a community action plan that includes getting school-age children ready for kindergarten.
The has announced that seven nonprofit organizations working to support students, community recreation, and basic needs got an economic boost from the , one of its supporting foundations, which recently announced a total of $181,500 in grants to nonprofits in the Miami County area.
The has announced that the ArtsErie Project has awarded $133,302 to thirty-six projects in Erie County. Grants were funded by contributions to the Erie Arts Endowment, the Combined Campaign for Arts and Culture, and special giving events like Day, which is a program of the foundation.
The has announced that Beth Bull was named CFO of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal. Bull won the award in the nonprofits category for her wide-ranging work with CFT, where she oversees both its financial and administrative operations.