December 16th, 2011

December 16: Philanthropy News

By Jason Befort

Global health funding slows as deadline for Millennium Development ...
EurekAlert
December 16, 2011

"Even though we continue to see growth in global health funding through 2011, ... increases in development assistance, the US has greatly slowed the pace of ...

Fitch Upgrades NYU Hospitals Center's Revs to 'A-' from 'BBB+ ...
MarketWatch
December 16, 2011

A total of $204 million was raised last year from philanthropy and a total of ... a three-hospital New York City based system which includes Beth Israel, ...

Fox Chase Cancer Center Joins Temple Health
NBC Philadelphia
December 16, 2011

The move will enable Temple to create a cancer unit at its Jeanes Hospital while giving Fox Chase room to expand, reported the Inquirer. ...

Business news in brief |
Philadelphia Inquirer
December 16, 2011

Sandra and George Norcross said they were giving $5 million to Cooper University Hospital, which is in the midst of a $600 million expansion ...

Penn State gets $10 million gift for engineering, says donations ...
Washington Post
December 16, 2011

A $10 million donation to Penn State is believed to be the ... from that point have been “running pretty much even” with last year. ...

Index: Online Giving Up 10 Percent
The NonProfit Times
December 16, 2011

Online giving was up more than 10 percent for the quarter ending in October while overall charitable giving nudged up more than 2 percent, compared to the same three-month period in 2010.

Tom Eblen: Rural non-profits can have a big impact
Lexington Herald Leader
December 16, 2011

Many are in big cities, but others have seen big success in states such as Iowa and Montana, which are dominated by small towns and rural areas. ...

Giving to Catholic Parishes Drops
Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 16, 2011

Catholic parishes—and the charities that rely on them—have been feeling the pinch of the financial downturn. ...

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