December 7, 2011

December 7: Philanthropy News


Funds dedicated to personalized genetics
December 7, 2011

The US National Institutes of Health has earmarked nearly half a billion dollars for a plan that it hopes will usher in an era of diagnoses and treatments based on genome sequencing. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), ...

Corporations redefine bottom line
Philanthropy Journal
December 7, 2011

Slammed by the economy and global competition, a growing number of companies are retooling their business model to incorporate philanthropic strategies . . .

Habitat for Humanity: The Evolution of a High-Performing Nonprofit ...
The Nonprofit Quarterly
December 7, 2011

Vibrant nonprofit networks like Habitat learn from their members and capture and ..... accurately fit and describe the evolution of Habitat for Humanity? ...

Couple donate $3 million to rebuild autism center
Joplin Globe
December 7, 2011

“The impact of this gift can never be measured,” said Paula Baker, Freeman Health ... Freeman Hospital, has a long association with Freeman Health System. ...

Case Western Reserve nursing school receives $2 million gift
Crain's Cleveland Business
December 7, 2011

The gift from Dorothy Ebersbach, which the university announced this week, ... “Instead of just transporting patients to the hospital for treatment, ...

Gwinnett Medical Opens Heart Center
December 7, 2011

The hospital received a $3.2-million dollar donation from Clyde and Sandra ... “Without their gift, it would have taken much longer to pay for the new Heart ...

UT Arlington to create endowed chair with $500000 gift and ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram
December 7, 2011

The university has committed about $13 million in matching funds for new ... SMART Hospital, where students learn techniques on simulated patients. ...

Duke gets $50 million gift for financial aid
Durham Herald Sun
December 7, 2011

The $50 million gift is the largest donation made by individuals to support financial aid in the university's history. It includes $30 million for US ...

Target on Track to Give $1 Billion for Education by 2015
December 7, 2011

In a recent interview with Laysha Ward, President of Community Relations at Target, we discussed the company's history of philanthropy (today totaling more ...

Renaming of Miami art museum inspires debate
December 7, 2011

“Fundraising is, in its own way, a business, and you look at what the market will bear,'' said Leslie Lenkowsky, professor of philanthropic studies at ...

Parking Violators Pay Fines With Toys for Charity Drive
Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 7, 2011

This week, the city of Boston is excusing parking violators from cash fines if they donate a toy of equal . . .

Criminal Justice Expert Expected to Lead Soros Foundations
New York Times
December 7, 2011

Christopher Stone is a professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at ... will fully take the helm in July of the Open Society Foundations, ...

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