The has named Judith Bell as its new vice president of programs. Bell has served as president of PolicyLink, a New York City-based nonprofit, since 2004.
The has announced seventeen grants totaling $217,434 in support of arts and cultural organizations in the San Joaquin Valley. Recipients include the Visalia Opera Company, Arte Americas, the Beat Within, and Break the Barriers.
The has announced that its Organizational Effectiveness Initiative and CompassPoint Nonprofit Services are partnering to host a financial sustainability clinic for nonprofit leaders. Based on Jeanne Bell's book the Sustainability Mindset, the clinic will introduce participants to a tool for assessing the financial return and mission impact of their core programs, including fundraising activities. Participants must view a 45-minute webinar ahead of the free clinic, which will be held June 16.
The in Yarmouthport has announced that its Cape Youth Force has awarded its 2015 grants in support of programs that affect children, youth, and families on Cape Cod, with priority given to those serving the Dennis-Yarmouth community. The recipients are Katelynn's Closet and Child and Family Services of Cape Cod.
The has announced twenty grants totaling $2.4 million in unrestricted funding. Recipients include Friendship House, the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, the Open Roads Bike Program, and Kalamazoo Neighborhood Housing Services.
The in Charlotte has announced that its affiliate has awarded grants totaling $28,900 to thirteen organizations. Recipients include the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, the Rock Hill Parks Foundation, York County 4-H, and Keystone Substance Abuse Services.
The has announced that more than $15 million was raised during its Big Give event this week to help nearly six hundred nonprofits in central Ohio. The event, a 11-hour online community giving rally in support of local nonprofits, saw a 40 percent increase over the last Big Give event in 2013, which leveraged $10.6 million for local nonprofits. This year, 19,902 donations were received, with each of the fifty states represented.
The has announced that it is offering free public access to the Cedarburg Art Museum, the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend, and Ten Chimneys in Genesee Depot on Friday and Saturday, May 29-30. As part of its centennial celebration, the foundation also is offering gifts to the community to showcase resources that contribute to the vitality of the greater Milwaukee area.