Arizona

The Tucson-based Group Basis for Southern Arizona has introduced that its Heart for Wholesome Nonprofits is launching a three-part grantwriting workshop collection in October. Led by Carolyn Owens, the collection will embrace program design, logic fashions, implementation plans, budgets, preparation of grant functions with strict consideration to element, board and employees coaching, strategic planning, and nonprofit greatest practices.

California

The Silicon Valley Group Basis has introduced grants totaling $1.4 million to thirty-six inaugural grantees of its LatinXCEL Fund — a three-year, $10 million initiative created to strengthen Silicon Valley’s ecosystem of Latinx neighborhood leaders and nonprofits. The fund helps established and rising Latinx-led and Latinx community-based organizations in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, with precedence given to organizations targeted on advancing racial fairness and social justice whose general management displays the communities they serve.

Prontopia, a Santa Barbara- primarily based human companies startup, has introduced the launch of a pilot program with Washington, D.C.-based AgeWell International to speed up recruitment and upskilling of paid caregivers in Santa Barbara County. Prontopia obtained funding from the Santa Barbara Basis in collaboration with native space well being and human companies organizations.

Louisiana

The Better New Orleans Basis and philanthropist Gayle Benson have introduced $1,117,000 in instant help grants to native nonprofits main catastrophe response. Matching funds have been supplied by Benson ($466,000) and the Dick J. Guidry Fund ($150,000). So far, the muse has distributed practically $1.8 million in three rounds of grants in Hurricane Ida Reduction. Since activating the Catastrophe Response & Restoration Fund, greater than eleven hundred people have contributed greater than $4 million. Match funding from the Dick J. Guidry Fund was awarded to help nonprofits in South Lafourche.

Ohio

The Columbus Basis has introduced that it awarded a report $231 million in 2020 to greater than forty-five hundred space nonprofits. As of the tip of the yr, the muse additionally topped the $3 billion mark in property below administration. Since its institution in 1943, the muse has disbursed a complete of $2.9 billion in grants.

The Better Toledo Group Basis has introduced the appointments of Lauren Pietrek as its new philanthropic companies officer and Milva Valenzuela Wagner as director of the Heart for Nonprofit Assets. Pietrek most lately served as improvement and advertising director for Women on the Run of the Rockies, whereas Wagner has labored with nonprofits for greater than thirty years, most lately as director of improvement for Lott Industries.

Virginia

The Group Basis for Northern Virginia in Oakton has introduced 2021 grants totaling practically $19,000 by its Wholesome Youngsters Grants program. This yr, this system has awarded grants of as much as $2,000 in help of ten public elementary and center college packages that promote wholesome life by elevated train or improved diet. Recipients embrace Alexandria Metropolis Public Colleges, Communities in Colleges of NOVA Glasgow Center Faculty, Leesburg Elementary Faculty, and Naomi L. Brooks Elementary.