January 17th, 2012

January 17: Philanthropy News

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At FailFaire, Speakers Muster Their Courage to Offer Candor About Mistakes
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 17, 2012

The drinks were flowing at FailFaire, as more than 110 people who work in international development gathered here to talk about a subject that’s often taboo in the nonprofit world: failure.

Red Cross Commits $5.5 Million to New Teaching Hospital in Haiti
Philanthropy News Digest
January 17, 2012

The American Red Cross has announced a $5.5 million commitment to support the construction and initial operating costs of a teaching hospital in Mirebalais, thirty miles north of Port-au-Prince.


Philanthropy on rise in China: Bill Gates
China Daily
January 17, 2012

Forget what you gave," Bill Gates said to Xinhua, citing a Chinese proverb to describe the growing popularity of philanthropy in China. In a recent written interview with Xinhua, the co-founder of Microsoft Corp and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates ...

Philanthropy beat: Phalen Park copper thieves can't stop charity
Minneapolis Star Tribune
January 17, 2012

When thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of electrical cords from a popular Christmas light show in December, organizers were dismayed. ...

Country singer super star Garth Brooks' lawsuit over hospital ...
Tulsa World
January 17, 2012

Around September 2008, Integris informed him that the gift would be used for ... The hospital has undergone expansions of at least $27 million in recent ...

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