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....

Samantha Beinhacker and Cynthia Massarsky, Deputy Directors, Yale School of Management - Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures:...
July 12, 2004

Beinhacker and Massarsky, co-deputy directors of the Yale School of Management-The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures, spoke with PND about the partnership's national business-plan competition, the similarities and differences between nonprofit and for-profit ventures, earned income and entrepreneurialism in the nonprofit sector, non-compete clauses, and more....