News about grants, gifts
The Draper Foundation Fund recently awarded area nonprofits $664,800.
The St. David’s Foundation announced $30 million in grants for area healthcare needs on June 27th.
The Brown Arts Initiative announced grants totaling $87,730 were awarded to 20 faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and professional staff at Brown University in support of artistic production, presentation, and research on June 22nd.
The New York Life Foundation in partnership with the Afterschool Alliance announced that $1.35 million in grants were awarded to 34 youth development organizations across the country to support middle school youth during the out-of-school time hours on June 21st.
Easterseals Southern California received a $1.75 million gift to expand its adult day services in Orange County on June 22nd.
The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp. awarded a Community Grant to The John F. Kennedy School in Boston on June 25th.
News about people, groups
The Board of Directors of the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles selected Jeremy Bernard as its next President on June 20th.
The Parkinson’s Foundation announced five new members of its People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council on June 13th.
On June 23rd, the Justice & Accountability Center of Louisiana and the Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport hosted a free expungement workshop and job readiness fair at Morning Star Baptist Church.
Evite won the 2018 Silver Halo Award for Best Consumer Donation/Crowdfunding Campaign for its Evite Donations feature on June 22nd.
News about opportunities, initiatives
The Center for Craft, Creativity, & Design’s Shared Ground: Cross Disciplinary Approaches to Craft Studies will be September 20th- 22nd.
The Philanthropic Initiative’s Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium will be held September 6th- 7th in Boston.
Association of Fundraising Professionals Fort Lauderdale/Broward Chapter will host their July 2018 Educational Program and Breakfast on July 10th.
Playra will take place on July 18th in New York City.
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