John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL, awarded $20,000 to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Menlo, CA, to fund ArtShow, a documentary film about arts programs for young people.
GreaterGood.com, Seattle, WA, has purchased the Hunger Site, a web site where corporate sponsors contribute funds to the UN’s World Food Programme every time visitors click on a “donate free food” button. Since June, the Hunger Site has rasied $1.5 million in corporate donations.
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, appointed Amy Dondero, assistant director of the ARCO Forum of Public Affairs at Harvard, Cambridge, MA, to be communications director.
Ellen Dadisman, vice president at Manning Selvage & Lee Public Relations, Washington, DC, named vice president of government and media relations, Council on Foundations, Washington, DC.
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, received $250,000 from Raytheon Company, Lexington, MA, to establish a professorship in environmental economics.
Netaid.org Foundation, New York, NY awarded $1.7 million in grants to 13 organizations dedicated to improving living conditions in Africa and Kosovo.
Meredith Larson, retirement studies coordinator, alumni association UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, named director of almnae affairs Peace College, Raleigh, NC.
Public Allies, Washington, DC, named Paul Schmitz, vice presient and chief strategist, president and chief executice officer.
R. Edward Kizer, vice chancellor for development and university relations, named executive assistant to the chancellor for constituent affairs, UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.
David C. Anderson, former assistant editor, editorial page, New York Times, named director of the office of communications, Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Cristina Arnal, former special projects assistant, Christie’s Great Estates, Santa Fe, NM, named grants assistant, Gill Foundation, Denver, CO.
Ash McNeely, director of development, TheatreWorks, Pal Alto, CA, named director of development, Peninsula Community Foundation, San Mateo, CA.