News about grants, gifts
The Manhattan Institute named the four nonprofits to receive their $25,000 Civil Society Awards: ESL In-Home Program of Nevada, Better Together, Trade Institute of Pittsburgh, and the Newburgh Performing Arts Academy.
News about people, groups
Partners International named Russ Barratt as chief executive officer. Barratt previously served as vice president of technology for the Council on Foundations, Inc.
New York Women in Film & Television named their new board of directors president, Jamie Zelermyer. Zelermyer had served on the board for four years, most recently as vice president of special events.
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum appointed Kate Wiener as the Museum’s Assistant Curator.
The Chrysler Museum of Art hired Allison M. Taylor as the new director of education as well as Heather Sherwin as the new director of development.
The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University appointed Kate Kraczon as curator.
National Braille Press appointed five new trustees: Mary-Frances Barry, Erin Connors, Cheri Hutcherson, Jill Noble and Paul McLaughlin.
Former deputy national security advisor for international economics and deputy director of the national economic council Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo will join The Obama Foundation as the foundation’s first president.
Good360 named Matt Connelly as chief executive officer. Previously Connelly served on the Good360 board for eight years and had been co-chairman for the past four.
News about opportunities, initiatives
The Atlanta Hawks and State Farm need volunteers for 90 minutes shifts on Saturday, October 5th where they’ll be packing 1 million meals to donate for their Million Meal Pack initiative to combat food insecurity in the Atlanta community. Click here for more details.
On Tuesday, August 20th, the Boca Raton Museum of Art will open a new exhibition, Carol Prusa: Dark Light, honoring the women astronomers who originally helped map the stars.
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