November 28, 2011

Nov. 10: Philanthropy News


Don’t Give Up on Donors Who Can't Give Now

Chronicle of Philanthropy

November 10, 2011 

Behind the approach: Many donors weren’t interested in talking to fund raisers or staying involved with a charity during the recession . . .


Learning from Peter Drucker and the Girl Scouts


November 10, 2011 

Frances Hesselbein has headed Peter Drucker's Leader to Leader Institute for 21 years. Before that, she turned around the Girl Scouts of the USA. ...

 Cornell Donors Revealed

Wall Street Journal

November 10, 2011 

Weill Cornell Medical College will announce on Wednesday the identities of the benefactors behind a $100 million donation to fund a new ...


Safeway Raises $14.5 Million for Breast Cancer

PR Newswire

November 10, 2011 

Safeway Inc. today announced its stores raised $14.5 million in October for breast cancer research. ...


Minnesota singers compile children's CD for Children's hospitals ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

November 10, 2011 

13 launch party will kick off the sale of a children's music CD to benefit Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. The CD features family-friendly ...


UCF private-fundraising drive part of a national trend


November 10, 2011 

And one of Florida's other large state universities, Florida State in ... schools are increasingly relying on the goodwill of private donors to erect ...


Philanthropic foundations bring new challenges to aid debate

The Guardian

November 10, 2011 

According a Hudson Institute report, total official development assistance was $120bn in 2009, while global philanthropy amounted to $53bn. ...


Health care group may get $83 million in hospital merger

Louisville Courier-Journal

November 10, 2011 

Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services would get $83 million to continue medical research and support for the local Jewish community.  University Hospital's $72 million in long-term debt . . .


More foundations hold ‘mission’ investments

Philanthropy Journal

November 10, 2011 

A growing number of foundations are using their investment portfolios to help achieve a social benefit, a new report says.


Broker’s World: Leveraging Philanthropy

Wall Street Journal

November 10, 2011 

Charitable giving should be done for the right reasons, but financial advisers can also use philanthropy to benefit their practices


How Colleges Rip Off Their Donors, And How To Avoid It


November 10, 2011 

Here, he says that donors who give unrestricted money to colleges are likely to see most of their funds diverted to programs, activities and causes they ...

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