January 5, 2012

January 5: Philanthropy News


Businesses seek state's new 'benefit corporation' status
Los Angeles Times
January 5, 2012

The growing interest in benefit corporations reflects a "sense that there's a better way of doing business out there," said John Montgomery, ...

Wealthy women control charitable checkbooks
Philanthropy Journal
January 5, 2012

In virtually all wealthy households, women play a major role in deciding which charitable organizations the family will support . . .

5 Challenges for the Nonprofit World in 2012
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 5, 2012

But what the trend means for the nonprofit world is still unclear. Will hybrids give nonprofit groups a bold, new way to pursue their missions—or will the ...

Cancer Charity Sues Private Firm Over Alleged Research Use
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 5, 2012

The suit filed last month by the Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute accuses Agios Pharmaceuticals of Cambridge, Mass., ...

Top Philanthropy Buzz Words
The Nonprofit Quarterly
January 5, 2012

What terms have invaded your philanthropic space in the last year? Let us know. —Kristin Barrali We've made some changes at NPQ to make it easier for you to ...

Scripps Health to expand emergency and trauma departments
January 5, 2012

The gift remains the largest donation to the not-for-profit hospital in its 121-year ... which was followed in 2011 with a $45 million donation to build the ...

$5M gift goes to Munson project
Traverse City Record Eagle
January 5, 2012

... Munson Healthcare's still-evolving plans for a new cancer center received a big boost with a $5 million year-end gift from a Traverse City resident. ...

Good Sam Foundation gets $1.7M gift
January 5, 2012

The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation-Dayton announced a $1.7 million bequest from the estate of Margaret Penny, the largest single ...

South East Toronto Family Health receives $1 million donation
January 5, 2012

The South East Toronto Family Health has a million reasons to smile this holiday ... The team received a $1 million donation from The Carswell Foundation,

MDA Awards $1 Million to Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals for Accelerating ...
PR Newswire
January 5, 2012

The new funding to the Providence-based biotechnology firm comes from MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP), a part of MDA's translational research program. ...

Silbermann Foundation Grant to Foundation of UMDNJ Will Aid ...
Sacramento Bee
January 5, 2012

... a $300000 grant from the Rosanne H. Silbermann Foundation for the Child Health Program (CHP) at the UMDNJ-School of Nursing's Francois Xavier Bagnoud ...

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