Art Place Awards 33 Grants to Sustain Art Programs
Foundation: Knight Foundation

ArtPlace has awarded 33 grants to art programs as well as to the districts that made the cut. The recipients chosen demonstrate a deep understanding of how smart investments in art, design and...more

$21,376 from Dedham Education Foundation

Requests made by local teachers and staff were granted after Dedham Education Foundation commits to fund $21,376 in grants. Activities to be funded include student trips to various museums,...more

Simple Gifts Fund Applications Have March 15 Deadline
Foundation: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

A fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Simple Gifts Fund, was established in honor of Bill Crofut by his family to fund and promote cultural or creative summer programs. Deadline...more

Nile Rodgers: Musician and Philanthropist

Prominent songwriter, musician and producer, Nile Rodgers, shares nuggets about life, art and a new honor: his being selected for ICON MANN\'s \"28 Men of Change,\" an initiative that highlights...more

Artist in Residence to Instill Awareness of One's Practice

Painter and professor at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Landon Mackenzie, will appear in a public talk while in Powell River for a three-day workshop to inspire current and future...more

Norristown Area School District Students Honored by Fresh Artists

Norristown Area School District students' artwork has been selected by Fresh Artists to help promote public school art programs and student philanthropy. Fresh Artists will thank the students from...more

The Mellon Foundation and HowlRound Announce $5.58 Million in Grants
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew Mellon Foundation has provided over five and one half million dollars to support playwrights who are embedded in local theaters. The HowlRound web site provides more information about this...more

A $750,000 State Grant Sought to Aid Purchase of Six Lincoln Artifacts

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation seeks a $750,000 state grant to help in the acquisition of six artifacts and documents connected to the Lincoln\'s time in Illinois. According...more

New Grants, Programs And Partnerships Unveiled In Effort To Boost Boston Arts
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Boston Foundation

This article goes into great detail on the goals and plans that Boston is taking to increase the practice and presence of art in the city. It first discusses the reason behind the project. Mayor...more

Smoky Valley Community Foundation Heritage Grants

The Smoky Valley Community Foundation announced the recipients of its Heritage Grants. Awards include $1,000 to the McPherson County Old Mill to digitally preserve archives of Svensk...more

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This Social Innovation Helps Prevent Bed Sores in Wheelchair Users

This Social Innovation Helps Prevent Bed Sores in Wheelchair Users

Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.

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