March 30th, 2012

March 30: Philanthropy News

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Beware Big Donors
‎Chronicle of Higher Education

Taking the news media to task for handling big donors with kid gloves, she warned, "The cozy environment undermines all players—grantees, media, the public, ...

White House launches 'big data' initiative
Healthcare IT News

Healthcare stands to reap big rewards from the government's $200 million "big data" project, launched March 29 by the Obama Administration. Aiming to make the most of the fast-growing volume of digital data, the Obama Administration ...

Brooke Astor's will finally settled; $100 mln to charities
‎Reuters

... of Brooke Astor, the socialite and philanthropist, was settled on Wednesday in a deal that allows $100 million to be dispensed to various charities, ...

Apollo's Black Donates $48 Million for Dartmouth Arts Center
Bloomberg 

Leon Black, head of the New York private-equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC, and his wife, Debra, are contributing $48 million to a new visual arts center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The Black Family Visual Arts Center will ...

Walmart chairman, wife donate $27.5 million to ASU
‎Arizona Republic

Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability has received a $27.5 million gift from the Rob and Melani Walton Fund of the ...

New Program Provides Comprehensive Care for Memory Disorder ...
‎University of Rochester Newsroom

A $1 million anonymous gift to the Medical Center was critical to making the ... by Porsteinsson and located at Monroe Community Hospital that focuses on

PBS' 'Masterpiece' gets $1 million gift from donor
BusinessWeek 

Even the landed gentry of "Downton Abbey" would be impressed: A philanthropist is giving $1 million to PBS' "Masterpiece," US home of the British upstairs-downstairs drama series. The gift is the largest yet for the Masterpiece Trust, a fund-raising ...

Wilkens Complex steps out
‎Barnstable Patriot

The Wilkens Outpatient Medical Complex in Hyannis had its coming out party ... It was made possible by a $5 million transformational gift from Frank and

Nonprofits urged to improve financial literacy
Philanthropy Journal

Nonprofits are making better use of metrics and other tools to inform their financial decision-making but still have a lot of room to improve, a new report says.

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