News about grants, gifts
MIT received a commitment of $140 million in unrestricted funds from an alumnus who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift can support any facet of the Institute’s educational and research mission.
The Chrysler Museum of Art received a major gift of 46 glass art works from the collection of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser.
The Cadillac Area Community Foundation awarded $36,946 in scholarships to students and community members seeking professional development to further their careers.
In addition to the $250,000 prize from the Wallace Global Fund, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will received a $1 million investment from the Wallace Global Fund to support its transition toward fossil fuel independence.
The Pirkle Jones Fund awarded a $25,000 grant to Ido Yoshimoto from the fund’s Visual Artist Support Program.
Inspiring the American Dream Foundation received a $10,000 contribution from the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Contribution Fund.
News about people, groups
Japan Society New York announced Joseph R. Perella as the new Chairman of the Board.
Steve Harvey kicked off his 9th annual Steve Harvey Mentoring Program for Young Men National Camp on June 14th.
The Chanda Plan Foundation announced that the Chanda Center for Health has added Care Coordination and Behavioral Health Services to its list of complementary services designed to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for persons with physical disabilities.
Twenty social entrepreneurs from Texas were selected to join the inaugural U.S. class of BBVA Momentum on June 6th.
Tina Knowles-Lawson, Linda Johnson Rice, and Manuela Testolini, were honored at the Ladylike Foundation‘s 9th Annual Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon on June 3rd at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
PathVis was awarded the $300,000 first place prize from the Vodafone Americas Foundation at the Social Innovation Summit 2017 for their smartphone-based platform that detects and helps track infectious disease outbreaks.
Audre Lorde Project’s Board of Directors announced Cara Page’s departure as Executive Director, effective August 31st.
News about opportunities, initiatives
PENCIL, Inc. announced their 2017 PENCIL Gala for October 17th at Gotham Hall in New York City.
Registration is now open for the 4 Pillars Conference in Dallas on November 30th.
Local citizens, staff from nonprofit organizations, and business, community, and government leaders are invited to attend and help identify possible solutions to the area’s challenges at the Community Issues Summit on June 19th at Dwight-Englewood School.
The Urban Institute has conducted a study on rental housing discrimination against the LGBTQ community and invites individuals to a panel discussion where the findings will be presented for the first time on June 29th at the Urban Institute.
Guests are invited to The Stratford’s Networking Breakfast in Chapel Hill on June 22nd.
The Jerry Garcia Foundation will take part in Dead & Company‘s Charity Outreach Initiative as part of this summer’s concert tour. The organization hopes to inspire butterfly garden plantings and interactive art in partnership with the Save Our Monarchs Foundation by distributing free butterfly garden seeds and pollinator seeds to the first 300 people at each concert who visit their tent.
NetSquared Buffalo is hosting free breakfast information sessions open to all nonprofits, funders and interested individuals. Registration is now open for the events on June 20th and July 25th.
An Evening with Ceres will take place on September 25th with a meal, conversations, and insights from leaders in sustainability.
On July 11th at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research, the health equity report, initiated by The Health Collaborative, will be unveiled featuring speaker Natalie S. Burke, President and CEO of CommonHealth ACTION.
The Musical Arts Institute presents the 5th Annual Gala Performance and invites the community to attend the event on June 23rd for an evening of soul, jazz, R&B, and funk at the Logan Center for the Performing Arts.
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