November 28th, 2011

Nov. 15: Philanthropy News

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University of Kentucky must pay back $7.6 million spent from ...

Lexington Herald Leader

November 15, 2011 

The University of Kentucky must pay back $7.6 million it spent from endowments that have suffered in ... 

Five Books That Should Be in Every Donor’s Library

Philanthropy Magazine

November 15, 2011 

Given how broad and complex philanthropy is, I explicitly did not choose a list of books focused exclusively on philanthropy. Philanthropy is inherently personal . . . 

Philanthropy beat: Which groups gave most money?

Minneapolis Star Tribune

November 15, 2011 

"And the slight increase in dollars staying within our state demonstrates the stability of philanthropic support for Minnesota nonprofits. ... 

White House Hosts Meeting on Nonprofit Leadership

Chronicle of Philanthropy

November 15, 2011 

The White House has invited leaders from about 200 nonprofits to Washington to take part in a daylong program that will focus on the role of ...

Controversy Over Drug Values at Aid Groups: A Look at a Key Player

Chronicle of Philanthropy

November 15, 2011 

Some accountants, lawyers, and nonprofit officials say it's misleading for aid groups to value drugs for which they pay pennies at $10 or $16 per pill. ... 

Group honors First Coast philanthropists for transforming lives

Florida Times-Union

November 15, 2011 

Seven First Coast philanthropists who collectively have given or raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Northeast Florida nonprofits ... 

Van Andel Institute's pediatric cancer research gets multi-million ...

The Grand Rapids Press

November 15, 2011

Dell said it chose the program for the donation because of the lack of funding for pediatric cancer research. Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug ...

400 turn out for Bike 26.2 with Donna

Florida Times-Union

November 15, 2011 

Bicyclists make their way along Ocean Street in Mayport on Sunday during the Bike 26.2 with Donna, an event to raise funds to end breast ...

Fundraiser for hospital kicks off with $4.9M jump start

Appleton Post Crescent

November 15, 2011 

When a public fundraising campaign kicks off with more than 80 percent of the targeted goal already raised, getting the rest might seem easy. ... 

Quinnipiac University Names New Medical School for 'Medicine's ...

Sacramento Bee

November 15, 2011 

The Frank H. Netter, MD, School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University is named in honor of the noted surgeon and world's most prolific medical illustrator. ...

URMC's $100 million campaign underway

Campus Times

November 15, 2011

URMC announced the ambitious $100 million goal, which is one part of its own ongoing $650 million capital campaign, at the 24th annual Children's Hospital ...

UT MD Anderson Slates San Antonio A Conversation With a Living Legend

UT MD Anderson

November 15, 2011 

Veteran journalists Cokie Roberts and Sam Donaldson will be the topic of conversation at the second annual A Conversation With a Living Legend . . .

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