ACD Awards Over $100,000 to Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndromes Researchers

Today, the Association for Creatine Deficiencies (ACD) announced the funding of a total of $115,000 for researchers studying Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndromes (CCDS). The awards include three newly established ACD Fellowships, totaling $90,000, that will fund early career researchers and a $25,000 award for Dr. Nicola Longo.  Dr. Charles Kuntz (in the lab of Dr. Jonathan … Read more

Career Blazers, an Employment Industry Pioneer, Takes a New Path

Today Barbara Gebhardt and Bill Lewis, two professionals deeply rooted in the staffing industry, announce the formation of a company focused solely on providing employment services to the nonprofit community, Career Blazers Nonprofit Search. Career Blazers is not an unfamiliar name in the employment world, with a rich history dating back to 1949. A family … Read more

CAN TV Board Elects New Leadership, Director, and Directors Emeritus

Dulce Maria Diaz was elected to the Board of Directors of Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV); John Cooke, CCIM, MBA, and Levi Moore were elected as Directors Emeritus; and Dr. Sarah Eilefson was elected chair at the organization’s annual meeting on December 9, 2020. CAN TV is an independent nonprofit established in 1983 as … Read more

Despite Covid-19 Artists for Trauma Had a Successful 2020

Artists for Trauma (AFT), an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of civilian and military trauma survivors, found a safe, Covid compliant way to host 3 events at the end of 2020 to help those in need. In October, world renowned artists Risk and photographer Per Bernal were featured in a “A Medical Science Meets … Read more

Praveen Tailam Appointed as Chairman of the TiE Global Board of Trustees

The TiE Global Board of Trustees recently announced that Praveen Tailam had been elected as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at TiE Global. Boston-based investor and entrepreneur Praveen Tailam was the Vice-Chairman of TiE Global in 2018 and President of the TiE-Boston chapter from 2016-2018. Praveen was instrumental in promoting angel investing across … Read more

Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Launches Search for New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, Inc. announced today the launch of a nationwide search for a new President and CEO. “Over the past several years, Marion Smith has helped to establish VOC as the go-to organization for information and education about the victims of communism, past and present,” VOC … Read more

2020 Chapman Prize Awarded to Team Rubicon, a Veteran-Led Disaster Relief Nonprofit

The Daniel and Barbara Chapman Trust announced Team Rubicon as the recipient of the 2020 Chapman Prize. With more than 138,000 volunteers comprised of military veterans, first responders, and civilians, Team Rubicon is an international non-profit organization that rapidly deploys emergency response teams to communities affected by disasters and humanitarian crises across the United States … Read more

The Stewpot is Grateful for the Community Effort in 2020

Stewpot Community Services, a local, faith-based non-profit that provides thousands of men, women and children with hot meals, groceries, clothing, shelter, mentoring and other programs, announced today that, thanks to the generosity of the community, they met their fundraising goals for 2020. In a precarious year during which their services were needed even more, staffers and … Read more

Living Well Disability Services Announces New Leadership

Living Well Disability Services, a leader in providing exceptional services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced today Thomas Gillespie has been named as President and CEO. Rod Carlson, who has been acting Interim President and CEO as well as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the past year will continue as COO. Gillespie’s employment … Read more