Announcements

June 25, The Wage Theft Epidemic: Moving Towards a Cure, 2009 NFG Teleconference Series

The Wage Theft Epidemic: Moving Towards a Cure

2009 NFG Teleconference Series

Thursday, June 25
1:30 - 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Sponsored by NFG’s Working Group on Labor and Community and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees.read more >>

Anna Lefer Kuhn Joins the Arca Foundation as Executive Director

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Arca Foundation:

I hope you are having a good summer.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Arca Foundation, I am pleased to announce that Anna Lefer Kuhn will join the Arca Foundation as the new Executive Director, beginning August 25, 2008. We are truly delighted to welcome Anna to the Foundation, and believe that she has the experience and leadership to help lead Arca in exciting new directions. read more >>

JEHT Foundation Closing

Statement of Robert Crane, President of the JEHT Foundation, on behalf of the Foundation’s Board of Directors
 
The JEHT Foundation, a national philanthropic organization, has stopped all grant making effective immediately and will close its doors at the end of January 2009.  The funds of the donors to the Foundation, Jeanne Levy-Church and Kenneth Levy-Church, were managed by Bernard L. Madoff, a prominent financial advisor who was arrested last week for defrauding investors out of billions of dollars.
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Family Foundation Seeking Innovative and Promising Ideas

The Rappaport Family Foundation is seeking Letters of Interest describing innovative and promising projects or organizations that propose to take advantage of the current political and social environment to increase the civic engagement of young people. The Foundation is particularly interested in projects that continue to engage young people in the leadership and governance of this country. In 2009, we expect to make five to seven grants in the range of $20,000-$40,000.
 
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Opportunity 2008: A Donor Briefing on Progressive Voter Mobilization in Washington State

Date: Monday, October 6, 2008

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Location: Heller Ehrman, LLP, 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6100, Seattle

This briefing will provide an analysis of the current political context, identify threats and opportunities and present the innovative and forward looking work of community organizations.read more >>

May 29, PACE Releases Report Detailing Local Government Innovations in Civic Engagement

Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) released a major report today detailing the innovative methods local governments around the country are using to increase civic engagement by the public.

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