March 2023: News and Notes from NCFP’s Members and Partners

Network News highlights updates from NCFP’s members and network partners.

Current NCFP members or network partners are encouraged to email us with news they would like shared with the community. 

Fleishhacker Foundation’s Eureka Fellowship Program Awardees Announced

Twelve Bay Area artists were named as the newest recipients of the Fleishhacker Foundation’s Eureka Fellowship Program. Awarded four at a time over the next three years, each will receive $35,000 to continue living and creating art in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Grants More Than $5M in Support of Mental Health & Well-being

The portfolio of fifteen grants will help the foundation discover where philanthropy can be most impactful and assist in shaping its future Mental Health & Well-being strategy.

Emily Fan Named Packard Foundation’s General Counsel

As General Counsel, Fan will oversee the Foundation’s legal affairs and provide legal guidance for strategy development, grantmaking, and governance in partnership with senior leaders across the Foundation.

Eugenia Mazurenko Steps Down as Director of Zagoriy Foundation

“Eugenia taught us that nothing is impossible, you just have to believe in yourself.”

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Announce Julius E. Kimbrough Jr. as Foundation’s first Impact Investment Officer

The creation of this position is the latest step in MRBF’s evolution in investing in ways that advance its mission, vision and values.

Oak Foundation Recap on Successful September 2022 Learning Differences Programme (LDP) Partner Convening

The LDP convened its partners in person for three days of learning, reflection, and connection in September 2022. It was the first in-person gathering since 2017.

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania (GWP) Announce Amber Farr as New Executive Director

“Amber Farr brings a deep personal commitment to the role philanthropy can play in building strong, vibrant communities, and has led place-based, community-engaged initiatives. She is the perfect next leader of Grantmakers of Western PA”.