November 30, 2009

Washington Notebook
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Diana Marrero
Jobs: Kelly Lucas, the president of the Community Foundation of South Wood County, was in Washington on Thursday to talk about her foundation’s work to help steer displaced workers in central Wisconsin to job-training programs that can help them get back into the workforce.
Lucas spoke on a panel at the [...]

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November 25, 2009

Piper Trust hands out $1 million to arts groups
The Arizona Republic
By Richard Nilsen
The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust will announce today a one-time unrestricted $1 million grant to be split among 37 arts groups and cultural organizations in the Valley.
“Economic distress has hit our anchor institutions as well as smaller community organizations,” said Judy Mohraz, [...]

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November 24, 2009

Northwest Area Foundation awards $2M in grants
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
By Sam Black
The Northwest Area Foundation awarded 14 grants totaling $2.04 million to help reduce poverty and build prosperity. Read full text.
The Chicago Community Trust announces new fellows from local nonprofits
The Daily Tell
By John Agoglia
The Chicago Community Trust named nine Trust Fellows – six [...]

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November 23, 2009

Phila. Foundation kicks off campaign to help the needy
Philadelphia Business Journal
By Peter Key
The Philadelphia Foundation has launched a campaign it hopes will give southeastern Pennsylvania charities $500,000 to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation and help with utility expenses to people who need them. Read full text.
Thousands of strange creatures found deep in ocean
The Associated [...]

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