6.25.18 US Nonprofit News

News about grants, gifts

Sunwest Bank is announcing plans to deploy more than $45 million in new SBA loans in 2018.

The Fisher Foundation announced $2,639,697 in grants that were passed on June 14th.

The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls awarded $219,000 in grants on June 18th to 24 non-profit organizations working to improve lives of women and girls in Chester County.

RiseBoro Community Partnership received a $780,000 grant from the OneCity Health Innovation Fund to implement its project: Wellness Rising Initiative.

The San Francisco Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to Lava Mae on June 14th.

Mainframe announced a donation of 1,000 ETH from its Proof of Heart Community Campaign to the Freedom of the Press Foundation on June 18th.

Artist Trust announced the 2018 Fellowship Award Recipients that received a $7,500 grant on June 18th.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced the 2018 awards total over $8.7 million to provide funding for 12 Pew Fellowships and 33 Project grants.

The John A. Hartford Foundation announced three new grants totaling more than $3.2 million this past week.

The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $8,802,246 in grants and one program-related investment as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.

News about people, groups

Code of Support Foundation introduced PATRIOTlink on June 14th.

Help For Children selected John Tavss and Mark Salameh as the 2018 Help For Children New York Golf Day honorees.

GlobalAustin announced Christina Ceballos as the organization’s incoming executive director on June 19th.

The New York Academy of Medicine honored Freda C. Lewis-hall, Ruth Watson Lubic, Nina Martin, and Renee Montagne at its annual gala on June 12th.

Hedge Fund Association’s Summer Rooftop Social took place on June 20th.

On June 19th, the board of directors of JustLeadershipUSA announced DeAnna Hoskins as president starting on July 15th.

The Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art announced its 2018 performance schedule this week.

The USTA Foundation announced the appointment of four new members to its Advisory Board on June 14th: Michael Borkowsky, Martin Mann, Neeraj Mehta, and Ivan Zinn.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its newly elected 2018–19 Board of Governors on June 14th, who assume their posts as of July 1st.

National Hispanic Media Coalition held its annual retreat in San Diego, CA for the first time this year.

The Harvard Library in New York and the Fund for Public Schools along with The Chapman Perelman Foundation announced the winners of the Second Annual Young Readers Prize on June 13th.

Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care, Inc. was awarded the gold medal in the Oral Health category of the third annual Henry Schein Cares Medal program on June 18th.

Camfed appointed Sally Osberg to become the new chair of its USA board of directors on June 19th.

Caliber Collision collected a record 4.3 million meals in their recently completed 7th Annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive to feed at-risk children over the summer months.

The Glacier Hills Legacy Fund at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation announced ten finalists in the Vital Seniors: A Community Innovation Competition on June 19th.

Global Impact launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds on June 18th.

Lifetime Arts10th Anniversary Nighttime Arts celebration took place on June 21st.

Up2Us Sports held its annual gala at Guastavino’s in New York City on June 14th.

Keep America Beautiful announced Noah Ullman as the organization’s new Chief Marketing Officer and Digital Transformation Lead on June 19th.

The Tourette Association of America’s Board of Directors named Amanda Talty President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 1st.

News about opportunities, initiatives

StoryCenter’s Digital Storytelling Facilitators’ Intensive is being hosted by Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire on July 30th-August 3rd.

Chef José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup announced that its forthcoming Spanish food hall will debut in Spring 2019 as Mercado Little Spain.

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation will host the 8th Annual Highballs & Hibiscus fundraiser on September 14th at The Country Club at Marisol in Palm Beach Gardens.

Center Stage will bring five contemporary music and theater ensembles from Egypt and Ukraine to tour in the United States in September-November 2018.

Iguacu USA Inc. began a crowdfunding campaign to help in their mission to continue to be a resource for the public to help those with the greatest need around the world.

Southern Grants Forum began preparations in New Orleans, Louisiana for the annual educational event to take place July 16th-18th.

The Archives of American Art Gala will take place on October 23rd in New York City.

Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino launched the 2018 Coins for Cans food drive on June 19th to benefit The Food Depot.

Circle of Health International launched In Her Shoes on June 19th.

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