Council on Foundations, Washington, DC, will hold its 51st Annual Conference May 1-3 in Los Angeles, CA. Registration fees vary, call 202-466-6512 or visit the website for more information.
Microsoft and sponsors donated $750,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities via a hockey game between microsoft employee teams called Team Exchange and Team Windows. This was the second year for the fundraiser.
Mike Saylor, ceo of Virginia based MicroStrategy, has announced plans to establish his own foundation. The philanthropy’s focus would be the funding of free online college-level education for underpriveleged youth. More details to follow. . .
Youth Crime Watch America, Washington, DC has partnered with Effinity Online to launch an online marketplace whose sales will benefit hundreds of school and community anti-crime programs sponsored by YCWA nationwide.
Ragazzi Boys Chorus, San Mateo, CA has received a $30,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to provide general operating and salary support for two years.
MediaRights.org, New York, NY has launched its website. The site’s goal is to make the media more accessible to nonprofit organizations.
1st Annual Nevins Golf Tournament to help people who ask only for a chance to work, June 5, Ballantyne Resort. Chair: Richard L. Bovard, Deloitte & Touche. Call 704-599-1750