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Notices for 2-28-00

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  • 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.

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