December 19th, 2011

December 19: Philanthropy News

By Jason Befort

Cornell U wins NYC campus competition
Wall Street Journal
December 19, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to announce that Cornell University has won the competition to build an applied sciences campus in New York City.  A person familiar with the city's decision says the mayor will announce the selection of ...

Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches ...
Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 19, 2011

So many searched, in fact, that they made “donate to Japan,” “Red Cross Japan,” and “Japan relief” the three fastest-rising charitable searches in the ...

Higher-ed endowments earn 19.8 percent
Philanthropy Journal
December 19, 2011

Colleges and universities in the U.S. earned an average of 19.8 percent on their endowments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, continuing a post-recession rebound that began in fiscal 2010, preliminary data from 284 schools show.

Rebooting Philanthropy in Silicon Valley
New York Times
December 19, 2011

Her philosophy fits into the Silicon Valley gestalt. When entrepreneurs, engineers and investors here give to charity, they are most comfortable with the ...

Steve Jobs refused to talk philanthropy with biographer
Apple Insider
December 19, 2011

Though very few subjects were off-limits to biographer Walter Isaacson, one subject Apple co-founder Steve Jobs declined to talk about was ...

University of Louisville receives $25 million from Owsley Brown ...
The Republic
December 19, 2011

Louisville philanthropist Owsley Brown Frazier is giving $25 million to the University of ... He has received numerous community awards for his philanthropy.

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