Community Foundation Update (02/09/19)

Community Foundation Update (02/09/19)

Arizona

The Arizona Community Foundation has announced that Danny Bryant will join its board of directors in April. Bryant serves as the president and CEO of Pacesetter Home Centers in Yuma.

Kansas

The Central Kansas Community Foundation in Newton has announced that Valley Center Menocause, a giving circle of eighty men from the area, has awarded eleven grants totaling $18,265. Recipients include Hornets' Hanger, Main Street Threads, Friends of the VC Library, and VC Cares for Kids.

Massachusetts

The Chatham Fund at the Cape Cod Foundation has announced grants totaling $30,000 to twelve nonprofit organizations. Recipients include Cape Abilities, the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Family Pantry of Cape Cod, and Pleasant Bay Boating Community.

Michigan

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint has announced the election of Nita Kulkarni, Robert Landaal, Carma Lewis, Marjory Raymer, Julie Serra, and Ron Stack to three-year terms on its board of trustees.

Nevada

The Community Foundation of Western Nevada in Reno has announced a revision of its scholarship application so as to make it easier for applicants to complete the form and learn whether they are eligible to apply for more than one scholarship. In 2018, the foundation awarded more than $481,000 to a hundred and eighty-five students from the region.

New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has announced the extension of a $500,000 line of credit through its impact investment pool to Twin Pines Housing, which will use it to create energy-efficient affordable housing for twenty-nine families in the Upper Valley, one of the tightest housing markets in the state.

Ohio

The Dayton Foundation has announced that since July 1, 2018, its fund holders have awarded 10,714 grants totaling $37.1 million to nonprofit organizations locally and across the country — a 41 percent year-over-year increase in dollars awarded. Recipients include the Dayton Christian Center, Bridges of Hope, Homefull, and Kids in New Directions.

The Columbus Foundation has announced the appointment of Gregg Oosterbaan as vice president of information technology. Most recently, Osterbaan served as vice president of technology at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Pennsylvania

The Pittsburgh Foundation has announced that it raised $68 million in 2018, the largest annual total in its history. Included in the total are the assets of ninety-seven funds newly established at the foundation, including a record-setting fourteen at its Community Foundation of Westmoreland County affiliate.

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