The has announced that it will award $300,000 in grants this summer to organizations affected by a 62 percent cut in allocations by Foothills United Way. The grants were made possible through a gift from the Foundry Group, which is part of the foundation’s .
The in Venice has re-elected Benjamin Hanan as chairman of its board and Phil Humann as vice chair.
Ten community foundations in southern Indiana will receive gifts of $10,000 each from German American that will be matched by a fund at the Lilly Endowment, the Dubois County Free Press reports. Foundations in Daviess, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Warrick, and Vanderburgh will receive gifts through the Community Foundation Alliance, while the will receive its gift as a direct contribution from the company.
The has named Allyson Esposito as its new director of arts and culture. Since 2012, Esposito has served as the City of Chicago's director of cultural grantmaking. She also has served as a program officer at the Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation.
CCYP, in partnership with the , has announced the establishment of a new fund that will support local organizations and programs working to help young professionals on Cape Cod shape a vibrant and healthy Cape community. The CCYP Giving Circle Fund will enable its members to support strategic initiatives aligned with CCYP priorities and advance the reach of the organization.
The has announced that ten playwrights have won its Helen Merrill Playwright Award, which honors established and emerging writers for the theater. A total of $250,000 was awarded to playwrights who are currently producing work on topics ranging from basement-dwelling families in the twenty-first century to the all-black community that faced destruction during the creation of Central Park.
in Dallas has named Catherine Cuellar as director of entrepreneurs for North Texas.