January 16th, 2012

January 16: Philanthropy News

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As donors demand more input, non-profits change fundraising approach
Crain's Chicago Business
January 16, 2012

As a share of GDP, it rose to 2.2% from 1.8% in the mid-1970s, according to the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. But since the crash, ...

Charity Workers Report Feeling Extreme Pressure
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 16, 2012

Charity workers are eager to bolt from their jobs, according to a new survey conducted by The Chronicle, and many of them continue to feel the effects of the economic downturn.

Impact of a Spike in Year-End Gifts Remains Unclear
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 16, 2012

A late surge of contributions in the last weeks of 2011 has made many charities hopeful of continued fundraising growth this year. But the picture is mixed.

Cargill Foundation builds legacy quickly, carefully
Minneapolis Star Tribune
January 16, 2012

After one year, Eden Prairie's Margaret A. Cargill Foundation is already one of the nation's largest. Artist Helena Hernmarks, of Connecticut took a picture ...

Covidien Donates Additional $1 Million to Support Haitian Hospital
MarketWatch
January 16, 2012

The cumulative $3.5 million donation to PIH, a Boston-based international medical organization, is the largest gift ever awarded to any single project by ...

Gates-Backed Vaccine Helps Eliminate Polio in India for a Year
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 16, 2012

As of Friday, India has gone one full year without a reported polio infection, a milestone hailed by backers of efforts to eradicate the disease worldwide, ...

The 30 Most Generous Celebrities
Forbes
January 16, 2012

Combined, the 30 Most Generous Celebrities donated nearly $64 million of their personal wealth to a variety of charities. Either for doing the good deed or ...

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