Arizona

The Arizona Neighborhood Basis of Flagstaff, an affiliate of the Arizona Neighborhood Basis, has established the Flagstaff Flash Flood Catastrophe Aid Fund with a $10,000 seed grant from ACF in assist of restoration and rebuilding efforts. The fund will handle post-flood restoration, restore, and neighborhood rebuilding efforts, together with environmental and infrastructure initiatives, neighborhood cleanup, assist for displaced households and animals, and rehabilitation and rebuilding of broken buildings or properties ensuing from the flash floods.

The Neighborhood Basis for Southern Arizona in Tucson has introduced three grants totaling $25,000 in assist of COVID-19 reduction efforts. Recipients are the American Crimson Cross Southern Arizona Chapter, Marshall Residence for Males, and the St. Francis Shelter/Z-Mansion.

California

The Marin Neighborhood Basis has introduced that its Pirkle Jones Fund has chosen Tiffanie Turner because the eleventh recipient of a grant from its Visible Artist Assist Program, which acknowledges promising rising and mid-career artists dwelling in Marin County. Established to honor Marin photographer Pirkle Jones, who died in 2009, the fund awards a $25,000 grant to the chosen artist.

The Escondido Neighborhood Basis, an affiliate of the San Diego Basis, has introduced the provision of grant funding via the 2021/2022 ECF mural challenge, which goals to boost the standard of life for individuals who dwell, work, and play in Escondido by beautifying the neighborhood with native artwork. The challenge is open to Escondido-based organizations, together with 501(c)(3) nonprofits, faculties, or authorities businesses that present providers to the local people. Grants of as much as $35,000 might be awarded in assist of proposals that show the facility of arts and tradition to assist construct a extra vibrant and engaged neighborhood. The deadline to use is 5:00 PST on October 4.

Georgia

The Neighborhood Basis for Higher Atlanta has introduced that it has retained Disciplina Group as funding consultants for a part of the inspiration’s $1.3 billion asset portfolio. A Nashville-based, African American- and women-owned agency, Disciplina was chosen after a nationwide assessment involving greater than a dozen funding consultants.

Massachusetts

The Boston Basis has introduced the appointment of Catherine T. Morris as its director of arts and tradition. Morris, who presently serves as founding govt director of the Boston Artwork & Music Soul (BAMS) Fest, will take up her new position on September 7. 

Michigan

The Kalamazoo Neighborhood Basis has introduced grants totaling $2.6 million to thirty-two nonprofit packages in its first spherical of 2021 grantmaking. Recipients embody Black Wall Avenue, Emergent Justice, Kalamazoo Defender, and Vibrant Kalamazoo.

Pennsylvania

The Chester County Neighborhood Basis in West Chester has introduced the appointment of Jason Arbacheski as its new present planning and stewardship director. He most just lately served as director of improvement for Neighborhood Volunteers in Drugs and is on the board of the Affiliation of Fundraising Professionals Higher Philadelphia Chapter.

Texas

The George W. Bush Institute has introduced the 5 recipients of its 2021 North Korea Freedom Scholarship. Established in 2017 and administered by Communities Basis of Texas, the North Korea Freedom Scholarship is designed to assist North Korean escapees and their kids pursue increased training and construct productive, affluent lives as new People. This yr, a complete of $50,000 in scholarships was awarded to neighborhood faculty and college college students who aspire to quite a lot of careers in fields together with science, sociology, training, and medication. So far, scholarships totaling $169,500 has been awarded to twenty-six refugees.

The North Texas Neighborhood Basis in Fort Price has introduced the appointment of Christopher White as its new chief monetary officer. White will succeed Stan Ninemire, who has served within the position since 2016 and can proceed to seek the advice of with NTCF on funding administration and non-cash asset transactions.

Wisconsin

The Higher Inexperienced Bay Neighborhood Basis has introduced the appointment of 5 new members to the advisory board of its Girls’s Fund of Higher Inexperienced Bay. Lindsey Petasek is youth apprenticeship supervisor on the Higher Inexperienced Bay Chamber of Commerce. Kimberly Sawyer serves as expertise acquisition accomplice for Eversana. Joanna Schreurs and Stephanie Schultz each serve in advertising and marketing communications, Schreurs with LaForce and Schultz with Pageant Meals. And Colleen Simpson is the vp of pupil providers and regional studying facilities at Northeast Wisconsin Technical School.