December 22, 2011

December 22: Philanthropy News


Charitable giving goes high tech
The Boston Globe
December 22, 2011

Still, the vast majority of philanthropy happens off the Internet. ... He took an eBay approach to fostering philanthropy by bringing the charity auction ...

AZ Philanthropy Takes Late-Year Dip
Arizona Public Media
December 22, 2011

Philanthropic giving in Arizona was strong for most of 2011, with a slight dip in the last part of the year as global markets became more volatile, ...

New Orleans mayor abandons for the coming year efforts to make ...
December 22, 2011

... New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has abandoned efforts for now to find ways to impose property taxes on some of the city's nonprofit organizations. ...

Contributions To Donor-Advised Funds Were Up Last Year
The NonProfit Times
December 22, 2011

Contributions to donor-advised funds increased by 25.5 percent in 2010, reaching $7.77 billion, while grant dollars grew at a slower pace of 1.3 percent.

Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut receives $30 million ...
Torrington Register Citizen
December 22, 2011

... act of charity came in the form of The Draper Foundation Fund, a $30-million endowment entrusted to The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut. ...

CT family bequests $20M to New Haven charities
Hartford Business
December 22, 2011

A prominent New Haven family who are descendants of a 19 th -century, two-term Connecticut governor has endowed $20 million to fund five New Haven ...

Talk of the Day -- Tycoon vows to give away almost all of his wealth
Focus Taiwan News Channel
December 22, 2011

Yin has long been known for his philanthropy. He was one of the four Taiwan citizens who were named Heroes of Philanthropy by Forbes Asia magazine earlier ...

Millionaire gives up annual salary to help poor youth
December 22, 2011

That philanthropist is James Reynolds is co-founder, chairman and chief executive ... But philanthropy is nothing new for Reynolds, who annually donates ...

Tax fraud alleged in estate of heiress Huguette Clark; accountant ...
December 22, 2011

She hid away in a New York hospital room for at least the past 22 years, ... Paid only $7.5 million in estimated tax payments toward the gift tax in those ...

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