Notices for 2-16-00

  • Paul G. Allen Charitable Foundation, Bellevue, WA, awarded $25, 000 to the Washington Commission for the Humanities, Seattle, WA, to expand its family literacy program, Motheread/Fatheread.
  • Mary Flagler Charitable Trust, New York, NY, awarded $452,000 to 32 music and theatre institutions in the New York area for commissions for 48 composers and 5 librettists.
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, awarded $17.6 million to University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, to help construct a new laboratory complex that will house programs in the biological and physical sciences.
  • Cannon Foundation, Concord, NC, awarded $100,000 to Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC, to construct Eco-Dorm, an economical and environmentally sustainable building on campus.
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, awarded $500,000 to the Children’s Trust Foundation, Seattle, WA, to develop community-based family-support centers throughout Washington State.
  • Albert and Bessie Mae Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, San Antonio, TX, awarded a $500,000 matching grant to the SPCA, San Antonio, TX, to fund the animal adoption and humane education center.
  • Bell Atlantic Foundation, New York, NY, awarded $25,000 to the New York AIDS Coalition, New York, NY, to establish a database and web site that will allow New York area HIV and AIDS service groups to share information.
  • BellSouth, Atlanta, GA, awarded $10,000 to Independent Sector, Washington, DC, for start-up support of the Corporate-Nonprofit Partnerships Initiative.
  • David Altshuler named executive director, Technology Solutions for Nonprofits, Cambridge, MA.
  • Mark Kraus, former chief development officer, Wernle Children’s Home, Richmond, IN, named vice president of foundations, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY.
  • Michael C. Cather, former director of annual giving, named assistant director of corporate relations, University of Maryland, Baltimore.
  • Gale Doyel, former executive director, Albuquerque Community Foundation, NM, named director of donor relations, University of New Mexico at Albuquerque.
  • Alice Herman, former executive director, Congregation Rodeph Sholom, New York, NY, named executive director, Women’s American Organization for Educational Resources and Technological Training, New York, NY.
  • Alex Wilde, representative for the Andean region in Chile, Ford Foundation, named vice president for communications, Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
  • Margie O’Driscoll, former executive director, Friends of the San Francisco Library, San Francisco, CA, named director of special projects, Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund, San Francisco, CA.
  • Abu Bangura, former assistant vice president and director of field operations at Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA, named controller, United Nations Foundation, Washington, DC.
  • Judith Eigen Sarna, community volunteer, named president, Abraham Fund, New York, NY.
  • Carol Johnson, superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools, named member of the board of trustees, Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis, MN.
  •, New York, NY, launched its first world-wide fundraising iCampaign to benefit a program to help alter the course of HIV/AIDS in Swaziland, Africa. The program includes both public and private groups and all money given will go directly to the Cabrini Mission Foundation.
  • National conference of the Child Welfare League of America, Washington, DC, will be held March 1-3 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, DC. Call 202-638-2952.
  • Campus Outreach Opportunity League will hold its national conference on volunteerism, March 9-12, at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH. Call 202-637-7004 for information.

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