The has announced the opening of an office in Twin Falls. Headquartered in Boise, the foundation now has four offices in the state.
The has announced the first seventeen graduates of its program, a leadership training program for nonprofit managers at human service organizations in southeastern Louisiana.
The , which was recently established as part of the , has received a gift of $100,000, Syracuse.com reports. The gift from Oswego native Susan Downey moves the foundation closer to its initial fundraising goal of $500,000. Upon reaching the goal, the foundation will begin to award grants to local nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture, the environment, animal welfare, education, health, human services, and civic affairs.
The has announced six grants totaling $317,250 from its Fund for Financial Innovation, which was established in 2010 to support nonprofit organizations and projects that promote social innovation, social enterprise, partnerships, collaboration, and mergers. Recipients include Goodwill Columbus, Freedom a la Cart, and the Ohio Wildlife Center.
The has announced grants totaling $201,110 to seven direct service providers in central Oklahoma. Awarded through its Access to Health Care iFund, grant recipients include the Center for Children and Families ($30,000), Fundacion Manos Juntas ($20,000), the Limbs for Life Foundation ($9,000), and Health Alliance for the Uninsured ($30,000).
The has announced that its Critical Needs Alert program has received $450,000 to aid individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity through the donation portal. The foundation had planned to conduct a three-week campaign to address homelessness in Allegheny County, but donations quickly exhausted the $450,000 in matching funds. Last year's Critical Needs Alert campaign raised $617,804 to help food banks in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties meet an unprecedented increase in demand. This year's result surpassed that total in six hours, providing much-needed funds to thirty-six organizations that provide emergency and temporary housing to the homeless.
The has named Wayne Groff as its new vice president of finance.