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  • MediaOne, Andover, MA, has donated a second year of funding totaling $155,000 in grants to the Boys and Girls Club of New England to support education and technology programs.
  • BiJTek Solutions will provide free web-hosting for nonprofits in effort to increase access to new technology in the nonprofit sector. Visit their web site for details.
  • Choice One Communications has awarded a $20,000 to the National Women’s Hall of Fame. The grant will be used to advance the role of women in technology-based careers.
  • On June 12, First Lady, Hillary Clinton, and House Majority Whip, Tom DeLay, were awarded the Orphan Foundation of America’s 2000 Humanitarian Award for there work on behalf of foster children.
  • Jordan’s Queen Noor was recently honored for her humanitarian work at the Piaget Polo Classic in Greenwich, CT. Noor works against land mine use, helps underprivileged children and works to advance women’s rights in the Middle East.
  • The Piaget Polo Classic, Greenwich, CT, raised over $180,000 for a new children’s hospital to be built at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY. Jordan’s Queen Noor was in attendance.
  • Methodist Home for Children, Raleigh, NC, has announced Connie Maynard has been named Trustee of the Year 2000 by the Child and Family Services Association of North Carolina. The award recognizes Mrs. Maynard’s extraordinary service in a volunteer capacity.
  • Anne W. Carver, former director of the White Plains United Methodist Children’s Center, Cary, NC, has been named director of the Methodist Home for Children’s new Jordan Child & Family Enrichment Center in Raleigh, NC.
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded 92 predoctoral fellowships and 53 medical-student fellowships. To view recipients or criterion, visit the organization’s web site.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, awarded $1.4 million in grants to 126 local nonprofit organization as a sign of the company’s continued committment to the region.
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has donated $150,000 to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Phoenix, AZ, to support the organization’s efforts to locate missing children and protect youth from victimization.
  • Duke Energy has awarded three employees with the Robinson Citizenship Award. Bruce Dills, Franklin, NC, Trisia Haygood, Charlotte, NC, and Penelope Parish, Houston, TX all received 20 shares of stock, a watch and a certificate detailing their achievement.
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA, awarded $1.75 million from Los Angeles County charity, QueensCare. The grant will allow the hospital to provide free treatment to low-income cancer patients.
  • The family of real estate developer, William Paul Whitsett, has donated $50,000 to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Cal State Northridge. The donation will support the W.P Whitsett Endowment.
  • Grantsmanship Center will sponsor the Grantsmanship Training Program in Charlotte, NC, June 26-30. Call 800-421-9512 for details.
  • “Fathers Behind Bars and in the Community” sponsored by the National Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families will be held September 13-15 at the Regal University Hotel in Durham, NC. Call 202-737-6683 for registration information.
  • Center for Nonprofit Management will hold a Sexual Harrassment and Diversity workshop in Dallas, TX, June 29. Call 214-826-3470 for details.
  • A time management workshop will be sponsored by the Nonprofit Resource Center in San Antonio, TX on July 6. Call 210-227-4333 for more information.
  • Minnesota Council on Foundations will sponsor “Grantsmanship for Beginners” in St. Paul, MN on September 13. Call 612-335-3417 for more information.
  • Support Center of Chicago will sponsor “How to Ask for Money” on July 12 in Chicago, IL. Call 773-539-4741 for registration information.
  • Betsy Gardella, formerly Vice President, Marketing & Development, WNYC Radio, New York, promoted to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, WNYC Radio, New York.
  • Judy Goss Boyd, former Vice President & Campaign Director, New Jersey Institute of Technology, named Vice President, Development, WNYC Radio, New York. WNYC is America’s largest and most listened-to public radio station. www.wnyc.org

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