December 14, 2011

December 14: Philanthropy News

By Jason Befort

Stony Brook University to Get $150 Million Gift
New York Times
December 14, 2011

As for Stony Brook, he said, “We have a warm spot in our hearts for that ... York edition with the headline: Stony Brook University To Get $150 Million Gift.

Bezos, wife donate $15M for Princeton brain center
The Seattle Times
December 14, 2011
Another Seattle tech tycoon appears to be joining the ranks of public philanthropists. Four months after giving ...

Doctors pledge $1.2 million to Mary Greeley expansion
Ames Tribune
December 14, 2011
The $1.2 million pledge is the physicians' largest gift of community support in the clinic's history, CEO Steve Koger said. “The hospital is doing its part ...
Newport couple gives Hoag $2 million for heart OR
December 14, 2011
Bob and Marjie Bennett of Newport Beach gave $2 million toward a hybrid operating room at Hoag Hospital. Bob and Marjie Bennett decided to make the gift...
Mercy, St. Luke's get $1.1 million for mammography equipment
Sioux City Journal
December 14, 2011
The trust, funded through a gift from the late New York real estate entrepreneur Leona Helmsley, pays for health care and educational programs around the ...
Riverview Medical Center Announces $1 Million Donation
Asbury Park Press
December 14, 2011
Nancy, a new trustee of the Riverview Medical Center Foundation Board, is an active local philanthropist involved with numerous charities in New Jersey and ...
Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry sells for $115 million
Wall Street Journal
December 14, 2011
Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection fetched a record-setting $115 million — including more than $11.8 million for a pearl necklace and more ...
Google Celebrates the Season by Promoting Its Charitable Grants
New York Times
December 14, 2011
Google will promote the grants on its homepage Wednesday. The other $75 million that Google gave went to programs like employee gift matching, ...
Should you Post Press Releases in Social Media?
December 14, 2011
Point blank: you don't need to post a press release on social media; but are you going to get shot if you do? Unless the press release is claiming you...
£1m donations drop but philanthropy still £6bn in four years ...
Social Enterprise Live
December 14, 2011
More than 700 philanthropic gifts worth almost £6bn have been given by individuals, trusts and corporations in the past four years. The figures are revealed ...
Pears Foundation to launch national campaign to encourage philanthropy
Third Sector
December 14, 2011
The Give More campaign was first discussed in the Philanthropy Review, a sector-led inquiry into philanthropy and giving which published its 'call to ...

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