November 28, 2011

Nov. 1: Philanthropy News


'Largest and most sophisticated project in campus history': UM ...

November 1, 2011

The new hospital, located at East Medical Center Drive where an old surface ... called it the “largest and most sophisticated project in campus history. ...

The Biggest Gift in the World

Wall Street Journal

November 1, 2011

Still, they are united in their mission: to inspire the world's wealthy to give a larger percentage of their wealth to charity. It is the world's largest ...

School of Medicine gets second Deal of the Year honor

WMU News

November 1, 2011

The launch of the WMU medical school initiative was the winner last year in the higher education category. This year, Deal of the Year winners were selected ...

URMC Launches Fundraising Campaign for New Children's Hospital

University of Rochester Newsroom

November 1, 2011

The campaign announcement at the 24 th annual Children's Hospital Gala is the latest step in URMC's plan to bring the Finger Lakes region a new children's ...

Carlyle Co-Founder Gives $10 Million for White House History Center

Wall Street Journal

November 1, 2011

Mr. Rubenstein made his gift as part of the association's $25 million Campaign for White House History, which also includes the repair and upgrade of the ...

Casino Mogul Donates $18-Million to Agassi School

Chronicle of Philanthropy

November 1, 2011

Las Vegas resorts tycoon Kirk Kerkorian has pledged $18-million to the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, the tennis star's charter school for needy ...

 Washington hospitals benefit from new tax rules

The Seattle Times

November 1, 2011 

Tens of millions in tax dollars will be refunded to some Washington nonprofit hospitals as a result of changes in state property tax rules that now allow outpatient clinics and other facilities connected to hospitals to be exempt from property taxes. ...

Congress Questions the IRS About Delays in Its Oversight of ...

New York Times

November 1, 2011 

In a letter, Representative Charles Boustany asked the IRS about its plans to monitor charity care by nonprofit hospitals. Those hospitals, however, remain ... 

Identifying planned-giving donor prospects

Philanthropy Journal

November 1, 2011 

When I talk with clients about planned giving, the question that I am asked most often, and the one that is the most important to answer for your program, is: Which of my donors are the best planned-giving prospects . . .

 Corporate giving coming with more strings attached

Globe and Mail

November 1, 2011 

Read more from the series here. Canadian charities are in a double bind: As donations from the business community decline, the biggest corporations are also ...

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