December 8, 2009, Philanthropy News Digest - The Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced a five-year, $1 million grant to United States Artists to support fellowships to artists in twenty-six cities.
Miami, FL, November 10, 2009 — Terrie Temkin, Ph.D., a founding principal of CoreStrategies for Nonprofits, Inc., has joined with veteran editor Jane Garthson to serve as co-editor of CharityChannel’s Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review (NBGR). NBGR is known for its practical, down-to-earth treatment of real-world challenges facing nonprofit boards and senior managers. Articles, which are written by CharityChannel colleagues, are delivered by email to CharityChannel subscribers who opt to receive them.
A recently launched site called GiveAndDate.com intended for socially conscious, single New Yorkers that carries the tagline "Find love and save the world, all before lunch," pairs philanthropy with dating, and is coming to a city near you.
MIAMI, August 27, 2009, The Associated Press — An institute at the University of Miami will receive a $20 million gift to research some common but complex disorders including autism and Parkinson's, university officials announced Thursday.
August 6, 2009 — UnitedHealth Group today announced it has been recognized for its social responsibility and philanthropic efforts by three outside organizations.
MIAMI, June 16, 2009 — Big Brothers Big Sisters this week will recognize its Big Brother of the Year and Big Sister of the Year at its 2009 National Conference, sponsored by Comcast Corporation. The "Bigs of the Year" are long-term mentors whose volunteer service exemplifies how Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation's largest donor-based volunteer mentoring network, improves the odds for more than 255,000 of America's most vulnerable children.