January 13, 2012

January 13: Philanthropy News


An Alternative to .org? Say Hello to .ngo
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 13, 2012

The effort to find an alternative to .org comes at a time of big changes in the way Internet addresses are patrolled. The Internet Corporation for Assigned ...

A 'Star Trek' inspired X Prize for revolutionizing health care
January 13, 2012

when it comes to their health." This X Prize has been in the works for some time, though it's not known how long Qualcomm has been part of the equation. ...

Foundation president's departure comes at end of Brilliant Futures ...
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
January 13, 2012

His announcement comes at a time when the foundation is wrapping up the university's largest ever fundraising campaign. Brilliant Futures hit its goal of ...

Where Has All the Haiti Money Gone?
Chronicle of Philanthropy
January 13, 2012

Among those reports, the underlying question is a search for the truth—where has all the money gone? The one thing that holds true about the billions of ...

Cynicism and Philanthropy
Wall Street Journal
January 13, 2012

The findings carry implications for wealthy people and companies keen to broadcast their philanthropy, says Clayton Critcher, the study's lead researcher ...

Boca Raton Regional Hospital Receives $25-Million
January 13, 2012

The second such suite at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, it is crucial in the diagnosis and care of a host of neurological conditions. ...

The heart of the Medical Campus
Buffalo News
January 13, 2012

The middle floor will house the Jacobs Institute, partly funded by a $10 million gift to UB from Jeremy M. Jacobs, chairman of Buffalo-based Delaware North ...

A Peters Couple Donates $34 Million to WVU
January 13, 2012

WVU President Jim Clements announced Thursday a Peters Township couple will donate $34 million to West Virginia University, the largest gift ...

IU's Kelley school receives $33M grant from Lilly Endowment
Indianapolis Star
January 13, 2012

A $33 million grant from Lilly Endowment to the IU Kelley School of Business announced Wednesday will help to make that transformation of technology and ...

Berkshire vice chair gives away $1.1M of stock
Sacramento Bee
January 13, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway's Vice Chairman Charlie Munger gave stock worth more than $1.1 million to the University of Michigan's regents last month. ...

Morans Honored for Support of St. Jude's
Youngstown Business Journal
January 13, 2012

Over the past two years, they have raised more than $50000 for the research hospital, which is also a corporate Window World philanthropy. ...

Illinois Hospitals Contribute More Than $4.6 Billion Annually in Community ...
January 13, 2012

Illinois hospitals contributed annual community benefits of more than $4.6 billion in programs and services in their latest fiscal year (2009-10), according to the fifth annual report issued by ...

Rural Health: eEmergency system provides help in 20 seconds
Tri-State Neighbor
January 13, 2011

Within months, 10 to 12 more hospitals will be added to the system which started with eight sites in October 2009 with a startup grant of $13 million from ...

Energy secretary's comments raise questions about MSU's $615M FRIB ...
Lansing State Journal
January 13, 2012

Comments by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu at a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club this morning raised questions about the future of the Facility of Rare ...

Warhol's Banana in Lawsuit
Wall Street Journal
January 13, 2012

The band alleges the foundation violated its rights to the album design—a show of classic Warhol minimalism consisting of a bold, yellow banana above Mr. ...

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