The Rasmuson Foundation board of directors announced that it will continue targeted support that began almost a decade ago to ensure a diverse and vibrant arts community for Alaska. Over the next four years, $8.5 million will be available to strengthen cultural institutions across the state, encourage the development of new work by creative artists, and increase public access to and participation in cultural experiences.
NEEDHAM, Mass., August 5, 2009 — AccuFund, Inc., provider of financial reporting and accounting software for nonprofit, municipal and government organizations, today announced its partnerships with Public Sector Group LLC and NWBS Consulting, two valued-added resellers (VARs) of accounting and financial management systems to the public and nonprofit sectors. These new business partners will expand market reach for the AccuFund Accounting Suite in the Midwestern and Northwestern United States, while providing their clients with AccuFund's powerful accounting functionality and comprehensive customer support.
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April 22, 2009, The New York Times — Even as arts groups around the country are cutting back because of declining endowments and donations, a new foundation to support the work of American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native artists is being established with an initial $10 million from the Ford Foundation.
In a webinar last month titled "Positioning for Wealth Transfer," Campbell & Company Vice President Bruce Matthews talked about the need for organizations to prepare programs that take full advantage of this boon.
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