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Gulf Coast Community Foundation
When Greg Luberecki started working for a Florida nonprofit earlier this year, he didn't think he'd end up as its new chief communications and learning officer. But that's exactly what happened, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. Luberecki's first day on the job at the Sarasota Art Center
Hawaii Community Foundation
The Blackstone Group is putting its money where its mouth is in Maui, where it has donated $1.5 million to help those affected by recent wildfires. The investment firm owns the Ritz-Carlton Maui and the Grand Wailea, KHON reports, and the money will go to employees and residents of its real
Los Altos Community Foundation
The California Highway Patrol has identified the driver who plowed into a group of pedestrians in Palo Alto on Friday, killing one and critically injuring the other, reports the Palo Alto Weekly. The driver has been identified as 63-year-old Gregory Luellen, who was reportedly on his way to
Community Foundation Alliance, Vanderburgh Community Foundation
An Indiana man who made a name for himself as the voice of the Evansville Philharmonic in the 1970s and '80s died last week at the age of 71, the AP reports. According to a obituary, Mark Miller was born in Indianapolis and graduated from the University of Evansville with a BA in Theatre in
Community Foundation of the Lowcountry
South Carolina's SCETV and Public Radio are teaming up to raise money for the Newberry Opera House, which is celebrating its 25th season this year, the State reports. The public radio station and SCETV will each donate $25,000 to the opera house, which will use the money to buy advertising time
Cumberland Community Foundation
When Methodist University Cape Fear Valley Health School of Medicine opens in Fayetteville, NC, next year, it will be the first medical school in the Southeast, reports the Fayetteville Observer. It will also be the first school of its kind in the state, and the first in the nation to offer a
Northern New York Community Foundation
A group of young professionals in northern New York is putting its money where its mouth is. The Northern New York Community Foundation is offering $20,000 in grants to community nonprofits in Lawrence, Jefferson, and Lewis counties through its LEAD Impact Grant Program, the Watertown Daily
Arizona Community Foundation
Cash Elementary School in Phoenix is one of 24 schools across the US to receive a new school garden as part of the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation's 24 Gardens in 24 Hours in 24 Communities campaign. Volunteers will build the gardens at the schoolswhich were chosen from more than 3,000
Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation
If you're in Cattaraugus County, New York, on Nov. 28, you can give to as many charities as you'd like during a 24-hour online fundraising event. The event, called Cattaraugus Gives, is put on by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation and has raised more than $1 million for local
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
With Hurricane Idalia heading their way, residents of Florida's Sarasota and Manatee counties are being urged to get out of the way of the storm's path as quickly as possible. The National Hurricane Center says the eye of the storm, which is expected to make landfall early Friday as a Category
Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan
"Because people who care about our communities and those who live here chose to give back, the Foundation was able to award nearly a half million dollars in scholarships this year, speaking volumes about our communities, our donors, and the incredible gift it is for these students to be cared for
Arkansas Community Foundation
"It is amazing to think that a group of volunteers put their minds together 16 years ago to help the teachers in the Conway School District," says Marti Jones, executive director of the Conway Public Schools Foundation. "And now we have put more than $150,000 into the classrooms with our
Central Valley Community Foundation
The Department of Health and Human Services has selected a group in Fresno, Calif., as one of 14 finalists for its Children and Youth Resilience Challenge. The challenge aims to fund "innovative, community-based, youth-led solutions which help build resilience and advance mental health and
Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Flint, Mich., has been in the news for months over its lead-tainted water crisis, and now the city has a new problem to add to the list. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint has announced that it will donate $1 million to help the city replace lead service lines in local homes and
Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation
It's not every day that a high school senior wins a $1,000 scholarship, but that's exactly what happened to Emma Retz. The senior from Cuba-Rushford Central School was awarded the Kaleigh Wilday Scholar-athlete Award from the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation, the Buffalo News
Vermont Community Foundation
Phish has raised more than $3.5 million for victims of July's devastating floods in Vermont and New York, the Detroit Free Press reports. The jam-rock band played a pair of fundraising concerts Aug. 25 and 26 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in New York. Money raised from the
Santa Fe Community Foundation
The Santa Fe Community Foundation, the largest nonprofit funder in New Mexico, has named a new chair and six new members to its board of directors. Dion Silva, regional president of Enterprise Bank & Trust, will step into a two-year term as board chair on Oct. 5, 2023, per a press
Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is making a splash with its latest round of grants. The group has awarded $190,365 in grants in the areas of early childhood development, food and farming, and natural and cultural resources, reports the Asheville Citizen-Times. Among the
Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
When Rebecca Ann Capitano died in a car accident in 2023 at the age of 24, she left behind a legacy that her family and friends hope will live on. The Buffalo News reports the 24-year-old's family and friends have set up the Rebecca Ann Capitano Award, which will honor a graduating senior in
Community Foundation of South Alabama
Kids in the small Alabama town of Bay Minette will now be able to get a better view of their basketball goals thanks to a grant from the North Baldwin Community Foundation. The foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of South Alabama, recently awarded the town's recreation
Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area
West Michigan's lakeshore is one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, with the area's economy growing at about twice the rate of the state as a whole since the turn of the century, reports. And it's thanks in large part to the region's economic development group, Lakeshore
Maine Community Foundation
The Maine Community Foundation has released its latest round of grants, with nearly $97,000 going to community organizations in Franklin and Somerset counties. Among the recipients: the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies to support vulnerable youth through employment, mentoring opportunities,
Inland Empire Community Foundation
Residents of a trailer park in California's Coachella Valley are still picking up the pieces after Tropical Storm Hilary caused devastating flooding over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times reports. Residents of the Oasis Mobile Home Park in Cathedral City have been cited by the EPA for having
Watertown Community Foundation
In 2003, a group of Watertown, Mass., residents formed the Watertown Community Foundation to create a fund "dedicated to sustaining a vibrant community," according to its website. Fifteen years later, that community has grown to more than $3 million in grants, the foundation announced this
Comox Valley Community Foundation
The Comox Valley Community Foundation is accepting grant applications until Sept. 21 for a total of $441,360 in funding to be distributed to local non-profit organizations in British Columbia. The CBC reports the money will be divided into five grant streams: $75,000 to address housing
Maine Community Foundation
The Maine Community Foundation has awarded more than $68,000 in grants to 10 organizations in the Oxford County area, the Portland Press Herald reports. The recipients are: Bethel Area District Exchange and Food Pantry: $10,000 Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine: $6,210 Denmark Arts
The Virginia Community Foundation
The Virginia Community Foundation has awarded more than $68,000 to community organizations in the northern Minnesota town, including $10,000 in scholarships. The St. Paul Pioneer Press has the full list of recipients, which include the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, which received a $1,000
Community Foundation of Chippewa County
The Community Foundation of Chippewa County in Wisconsin's Chippewa County is now accepting grant applications from nonprofits, schools, municipalities, and charities in the area for the upcoming grant cycle, the Daily Tribune reports. According to the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, the foundation
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts
A Massachusetts nonprofit is offering teens the chance to learn about entrepreneurship, design, and technology in a 13,000-square-foot spaceall for free, the Boston Globe reports. "We're all feeling real enthusiastic about it," Brianna Drohen, CEO of LaunchSpace, tells the Globe. "It's

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