Newsmakers

Sarah Solotaroff, Senior Fellow, and Kassie Davis, Senior Program Officer for the Arts, Chicago Community Trust: Funding Chicago's Nonprofit Arts Co...
November 8, 2005

In October, PND spoke with the Chicago Community Trust's Sarah Solotaroff and Kassie Davis about the changed priorities of the trust's arts program, which works to build and maintain vibrant cultural activities that enrich the lives of individuals and strengthen the communities of metropolitan Chicago. The program includes support for organizations specializing in arts education, dance, literature, media arts, music, theater, visual arts, and arts service, as well as community art centers and music schools, presenters, museums, botanic gardens, and zoos....

John Barr, President, Poetry Foundation
October 1, 2005

Barr spoke with PND about his experiences as a "poet-businessman," the differences between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, and what the foundation plans to do with a thirty-year, nine-figure gift from pharmaceutical heiress Ruth Lilly....