January 6, 2012

January 6: Philanthropy News


In Tight Times, Medical Schools Market Themselves
January 6, 2012

Twenty years ago, you wouldn't catch an academic medical center using its name and the term "marketing" in the same sentence, says Betsy Gelb, a University ...

Bad consultants are bad news for nonprofits
Philanthropy Journal Blog
January 6, 2012

The charitable marketplace is home to some great consultants and a lot of good ones.  They understand and care about charities and the communities they serve, and want to help them improve.

Gates, Elton John, Carlos Slim Boost Clinton Foundation in 2011
San Francisco Chronicle
January 6, 2012

Bill Gates and Elton John were behind some of the biggest contributions to the William J. Clinton Foundation in the past decade. ...

Survey shows donations held up well in 2011
Third Sector
January 6, 2012

Donated income to charities remained strong last year despite growing unemployment and shrinking household incomes, ...

TMMC's Holiday Festival brings in $14.5 million
Palos Verdes Peninsula News
January 6, 2012

Longtime hospital supporters Melanie and Richard Lundquist, of Palos Verdes, made a matching $1-million gift as honorary co-chairs of the $200-million tower ...

Retired pharmacist donates $1M to health care foundations
Winnipeg Free Press
January 6, 2012

A retired local pharmacist and businessman has donated $1 million to be split ... J. Laurie Johnston said he was making his gift to repay a friend who gave ...

Penn State's Advice to Fund Raisers After the Sex Scandal
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 6, 2012

As Pennsylvania State University grappled with the fallout from its child sex-abuse scandal, university officials were instructed to remind ...

A New York Food Bank Sees Success With a Virtual Food Drive
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 6, 2012

The Food Bank for New York City has found a way around that problem by moving its food drives online, allowing donors to shop in virtual grocery aisles, ...

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