A New Partnership with Television Academy Foundation Announced
“All of us at the Television
Academy are truly grateful for the extraordinary generosity of Dick and Noelle Wolf,” said Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum. “Dick’s amazing history of creative excellence and the Wolfs’ strong philanthropic spirit are unparalleled. It makes us proud to know that programs presented in our Wolf Theatre will be an inspiration to the next generation for decades to come. We are also thrilled to be working with Dick, Noelle and the Alliance for Children’s Rights as our Foundation builds an exciting and ground-breaking program to support television industry education programs for foster youth.”
The gift includes an endowment for collaboration between the Academy’s Foundation and the Alliance for Children’s Rights, designed to build a bridge for foster youth and the television industry. It will include industry internships, a vocational training day for high school and college students, interviews and job training and mentoring of foster youth with an eye toward full-time industry employment. Read the full article here.