March 12th, 2012

March 12: Philanthropy News

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Donor Can Sue Johns Hopkins
The NonProfit Times

A judge on Friday denied a motion to dismiss, clearing the way for a donor intent lawsuit to proceed against Johns Hopkins University.  The family of Elizabeth Beall Banks filed suit Nov. 10 in Montgomery . . .

Philanthropy in the 21st Century: A Guide for Thinkers and Doers
Forbes

In advance of the Global Philanthropy Forum to be held April 16-18, I interviewed President and co-founder Jane Wales, who launched the Forum in 2001 in ...

Businessman donates $40M to SickKids
Mississauga

Peter Gilgan, Port Credit resident and CEO of Mattamy Homes, donated $40 million on Wednesday to the Hospital for Sick Children.

Rowan Receives Landmark Gift to Fund Medical School Scholarships
Newswise

The single largest gift to date for Cooper Medical School of Rowan University ... Their gift will establish a $1 million endowment to benefit students ...

Lilly Endowment Awards Funding to IU Center
Inside INdiana Business

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded $2.5 million to the Indiana University Center for ... AMPATH— the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare—is the ...

Top 20 Colleges in Fundraising: Who's Best at Tapping Alumni?
AdvisorOne

While Duke's basketball team is frequently in the top 10, they weren't in this survey. US colleges and universities raised ...

Online giving grows
Philanthropy Journal

Led by small and medium-sized organizations, online giving grew 13 percent in 2011, excluding online giving to international charities, a new report says.

Charities Running And Walking To Big Revenue
The NonProfit Times

Most of the largest athletic fundraising events saw their gross revenue increase last year, with a total $1.69 billion generated last year, up almost 2.5 percent over 2010.

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