The Obama Foundation recently announced that Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts, will join President Barack Obama’s post-presidential organization: the Obama Foundation.
By: HAN Network/Eastern Courier
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has announced the recipients of their current grant-making cycle. $1,910,263 was awarded to 74 organizations that are result-oriented and support the identified outcome areas determined by the Community Foundation in their mission to build and sustain a vital and prosperous community where all have the opportunity to participate and thrive.
This was the nation's first prominent event addressing the election outcome from an education justice perspective, and few, if any, of the panel participants had anticipated a discussion about the incoming Trump administration. (Disclosure: Schott is a partner of the Education Opportunity Network, which I direct.)
UNITED WAY OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND MERRIMACK VALLEY
To help more eligible individuals claim EITC tax credits, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, in partnership with Bank of America, kicked off its annual free tax preparation services at 11 locations in the region. In 2014, this partnership helped return $2.9 million in credits.
HEIDI M BROOKS - THE SCHOTT FOUNDATION
Heidi M. Brooks is Chief Operating Officer at The Schott Foundation. In this role, Heidi provides leadership in strategic planning, financial management, grants administration and evaluation, ensuring the overall effectiveness of foundation operations. She serves on many boards, including AGM and Crittenton Women’s Union, where she is Board Chair.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of organizations including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the GE Foundation announced a public/private partnership benefiting the Saint Boniface Haiti Foundation (SBHF) last week during a ceremony at the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince. The partnership provides financial, in-kind and technical support for the Reparation Pou Amelyore Ekipman Medikal (REPARE) program, enabling the Saint Boniface Haiti Foundation to create a regional model for biomedical equipment management in Haiti.
Soure: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The grants awarded ranged from $1,000 to $250,000. Forty-nine percent of the grants totaling $928,200 was awarded to the interest area All Fairfield County Household are Economically Secure. Thirty-nine percent totaling $737,500 was awarded to All Fairfield County Youth By Age 25.