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Now in its 24th year, the annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts provides five unrestricted $75,000 grants to five independent artists working in the fields of dance, film/video, music, theatre and visual art. The awards lunch will be held at the Herb Alpert Foundation in Santa Monica on May 18th,... Read more
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The William and Flora Foundation announced that Emiko Ono is the new Program Director of the Foundation’s Performing Arts Program. Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer announced the news of Emiko’s appointment in an email to grantees and colleagues: Emiko Ono It is with great pleasure that I... Read more
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The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced David Orr has been named chair of the Board of Trustees. Orr, grandson of David and Lucile Packard, succeeds Susan Packard Orr who served as Chair since 1996. “The Foundation has been an important part of my family’s life for as long as I can... Read more
Now accepting proposals for the Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) today announced the launch of its Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge (The Challenge). The company will commit $10 million over two years to attract promising ideas that will... Read more
Creates platform for a nationwide, values-based financial institution Amalgamated Bank (“Amalgamated”) and New Resource Bancorp, the parent company of New Resource Bank (OTC: NRBC; together, “New Resource”) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement by which Amalgamated will... Read more
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Total Grants Awarded in 2017 Exceed $121 Million The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that 23 grants and one program related investment totaling more than $29 million were approved in the fourth quarter of 2017, bringing the total amount of grants awarded in... Read more
Dear Colleagues, To say that 2017 has been a tumultuous year would be an understatement. This year we saw a deep and widening polarization in our country’s politics, tragic natural and man-made disasters beyond our wildest imaginations, and countless other social, economic, and environmental events... Read more
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The James Irvine Foundation Board of Directors approved 18 grants totaling $10.3 million this week. The grants will support a range of organizations increasing opportunity for the people of California, including those working to expand economic and political opportunity for Californians who are... Read more
Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to share with all of SCG’s membership a “special edition” of our Public Policy Roundup given the importance of federal tax legislation on our sector. In fact, the Congressional conference committee held its first (and only) public hearing today on tax legislation... Read more
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