December 5, 2011

December 5: Philanthropy News


UA Cancer Center, St. Joe's detail Phoenix plans
Phoenix Business Journal
December 5, 2011

Of the $135 million construction costs, $50 million is expected to be raised by philanthropy, said Dr. Tom Brown, COO of the UA Cancer Center and professor ...

Hospitals turning to foundation system for raising funds
December 5, 2011

But recently two large systems, including the five-hospital Franciscan Alliance and two-hospital Methodist Hospitals, have formed philanthropic foundations. ...

Many US charities facing increased demand, signs of fiscal stress
December 5, 2011

Partners are: Association of Fundraising Professionals; Blackbaud, Inc.; The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University; Giving USA Foundation; ...

Young Internet Tycoons Hurry to Embrace Big-Scale Philanthropy
Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 5, 2011

When Mark Zuckerberg, the 27-year-old co-founder of Facebook, announced last year that he was giving $100-million to set up a foundation to help Newark, N.J.,  . . .

The new philanthropists - tech entrepreneurs giving while living
December 5, 2011

Scarce resources and the growing needs of society are driving innovation when it comes to philanthropy, says Thomas Tierney, chairman of The Bridgespan ...

Five Companies' Tech-Savvy Charity Campaigns This Holiday Season
The Nonprofit Quarterly
December 5, 2011

Have you heard of any other companies or organizations partnering with charities to encourage philanthropy for the holidays?—Aine Creedon We've made some ...

IU law school in Indianapolis gets $24M from McKinney
Indianapolis Business Journal
December 5, 2011

McKinney's gift follows the renaming of IU's law school in Bloomington in December 2008, in honor of Indianapolis attorney and businessman Michael Maurer, ...

Nonprofits continue to explore what admitting failure can do for them
December 5, 2011

The issues of admitting failure and learning from it can touch any organization, not just nonprofits. A cheeky Dutch website called The Institute of ...

Tax breaks introduced for gifts of art to the nation
Third Sector
December 5, 2011

The government will introduce a tax relief to encourage gifts of "pre-eminent works of art" to the ...

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