Easter Seals NC will hold its 8th Annual Bell Acres Party, Thursday, May 18 at 6 pm at Bell Acres Country Club, 3033 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds benefit children and adults with disabilities in the region. Call 704-529-5195 for tickets or more information.
Motorola Foundation has awarded Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, $1 million to support the construction of its new state-of-the-art Leadership Center at Morehouse College.
Alice Cahn, president of the Children’s Television Workshop’s Television, Film and Video Group has been chosen to lead the Markle Foundation’s Nationwide Interactive Media for Children Program in New York.
Ranney and Priscilla Draper, Laguna Beach, CA have donated $1 million to the United Way of Orange County to support programs to help and educate at-risk youth.
Federation for Community Planning, Cleveland, OH, awarded $250,000 by the Williamson Family. The gift will support a fellowship the focuses on applied health and social and economic research. With this gift, the Williamson Family has contributed over $325,000 to the FCP in the last ten years.
Sloan Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to Columbia University’s Institute for Tele-Information to expand its programs and scope. The funds will be allocated over the next three years.