News about grants, gifts
The MacArthur Foundation is investing more than $26 million to support organizations that foster economic opportunity and equity and increase peace and safety in Chicago.
Morris Animal Foundation received a $2.3 million legacy gift from the estate of Karl D. Smith, a prominent Denver businessman with a soft spot for animals.
The Kyle Pease Foundation is kicking off a $250,000 capital campaign, the Kona Capital Campaign, to support the foundation as it prepares to take the global stage at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
News about people, groups
The Board of Directors of Lone Survivor Foundation appointed Kevin Barber as the organization’s Executive Director on August 15th.
The Surdna Foundation named Don Chen as the foundation’s third president. Chen currently leads the Just Cities and Regions team for the Ford Foundation.
Invictus Foundation announced the appointment of Dr. Bridget C. Cantrell as its Chief Clinical Officer on August 15th.
The Wallace Foundation announced Bahia Ramos as the foundation’s new Director of Arts.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research launched a new Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health on August 15th.
News about opportunities, initiatives
Art Buddies is accepting volunteers to serve this Fall.
Vermont’s “Making It Happen!” Community Leadership Summit will take place on October 1st.
The 4th annual Aspiration Summit will be held September 5th -9th in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
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