May 1st, 2012

May 1: Philanthropy News

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Alfred Mann Foundation $100M deal with Purdue collapses
‎Journal and Courier

A foundation that pledged $100 million to help Purdue University commercialize its research has backed out of the deal. The Alfred E. Mann Foundation for

As More Charities Promote Matching Gifts, Donors Grow Skeptical of Campaign Pleas
Chronicle of Philanthropy

If the summertime mailing is fundraising’s weak tea, the matching solicitation is its double espresso.  Wealthy patrons’ pledges to match gifts from others donors . . .

America's Wealthy Step Up to the Plate
‎DailyFinance

This month, 12 more billionaire families committed to donate at least half of their wealth to charity by taking the

New Hopkins hospital takes an artful approach to health care
‎Baltimore Sun

The new hospital won't just provide state-of-the-art health care. It will also provide state-of-the-art art. The 500 original paintings, sculptures and

Starr Foundation Continues Support for Stem Cell Research in New ...
‎Newswise

The Starr Foundation is continuing its historic commitment to stem cell research with a $50 million gift in support

North York General Hospital launches historic $150 million ...
‎Canada NewsWire

Today North York General Hospital (NYGH) formally launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history

Lessons In Radical Philanthropy
‎Forbes

We all have the ability to work on world class grand challenges. We should all be thinking: What can I do about it?” he said. Robert Weiss, Vice Chairman

Is Charity The Answer To Healthcare?
‎Forbes

Many charities asked the Supreme Court to uphold the health care law. They know charity is not the answer. Medicaid currently covers about 60 million

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