The in Driggs has awarded fourteen grants to local organizations, the Teton Valley News reports. Recipients include the Teton Arts Council, Full Circle Education, the Hispanic Resource Center, and Teton Regional Land Trust.
The , an affiliate of the Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa, has announced grants totaling more than $110,000 to twenty organizations. Recipients include the Crawford County Fair Association, the Vail Community Club, the Western Iowa Expo Association, and Denison Young Professionals.
Twelve Ypsilanti nonprofits have been selected by the to take part in a twenty-four-hour fundraiser, the Ypsilanti Courier reports. The foundation, which is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year, is conducting a community-wide effort to raise $1 million for local nonprofits, with the foundation contributing $500,000 in matching funds. Participating nonprofits will receive a match of up to $10,000.
The in Gulfport has announced that in honor of its twenty-fifth anniversary, it will sponsor a coastal beautification contest. Nonprofit and community groups, local businesses, and artists are invited to create a visual representation of how they "Leave their Mark" in the community by decorating 55-gallon barrels that will ultimately be used as trash receptacles on beaches and parks across Harrison County. A total of $3,500 will be awarded to local groups for best overall barrel, best youth barrel, and a people's choice award.
The has announced that Courtland Powers has been appointed to the position of program coordinator.
The Heinz Endowments and have announced grants totaling $175,000 through the Investing in Professional Artists program to thirteen artists and arts organizations. The multiyear program aims to support the creative development of professional artists in the region; create career advancement and recognition opportunities for artists; encourage creative partnerships between artists and local organizations; and increase the visibility of working artists in the region's cultural life. Recipients of grants in this funding round include Jan Beatty, Jenny Johnson, Lauren Knapp, and Reza Vali.
The in Middlebury has announced that its Vermont Women's Fund has awarded grants totaling $105,098 to thirteen organizations working to improve the lives of young women and girls in the state. Recipients include the Boys and Girls Club of Brattleboro, the Common Place, the DREAM Program, and Vermont Horse-Assisted Therapy.