News about grants, gifts
A $5,000 donation from Petland Charities sponsored three graduates from Canine Companions for independence in the North Central Region.
Legacy Foundation awarded $167,000 in grants to nineteen local organizations in Northwest Indiana this spring.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has received a $3.3 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to support IBD Qorus, the Foundation’s flagship quality of care program.
News about people, groups
Parkland Health & Hospital System was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Vizient Supplier Diversity Award this month.
Vans named Hixson High School the grand prize winner of the ninth annual Vans Custom Culture art competition. Vans and its program partners awarded $75,000 towards the school’s arts education program.
The Philadelphia Foundation announced Katherine Palozola, Ph.D, as the 2018 recipient of the Brody Family Medical Trust Fund fellowships for medical research in incurable diseases in early May.
Tuesday’s Children added Dan Baumbach to its board of directors on May 22nd.
The Audre Lorde Project announced Cleopatra Acquaye-Reynolds as the new Program Director this week.
Holly J. Humphrey was selected as the new president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation this month.
New Orleans Wine & Food Experience hosted Sunday Brunch Around the World on May 27th.
Learn Foundation Law began the “Advocacy & Lobbying: Rules for Public Charity Grantees of Private Foundations” course on May 21st.
Border Angels hosted Café Con Leche on May 25th.
“Evite Birthday Heroes” kicked off on May 17th.
Riverzedge Arts block party was held on May 17th.
Village Enterprise and the African Wildlife Foundation announced a new partnership on May 21st funded by the Arcus Foundation to reduce poverty and to protect the endangered Bonobo population in the Lomako region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Getty Foundation announced the launch of The Paper Project: Prints and Drawings Curatorship in the 21st Century on May 21st.
Christopher Ranch is partnering with Elephants of Africa Rescue Society and the Monterey Zoo to launch a campaign to raise awareness and funds for elephant conservation and the greater development of Monterey Zoological Society.
News about opportunities, initiatives
Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale announced the airlines’ initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its airport lounges and on all domestic and international commercial flights starting July 16th.
Sierra Health Foundation will host “Race, Racism and Otherness” on May 22nd.
The 2018 Public Media Development and Marketing Conference will be held July 10th-13th.
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