February 3, 2012

February 3: Philanthropy News


The Facebook effect: Will charities reap some of the IPO dough?

Facebook said it will apply to have its shares listed with the symbol "FB," suggesting it will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO could be ...

Donation Jump Starts Keck Medicine Initiative
Annenberg TV News

Yesterday, the Keck Medicine Initiative took off as the Keck School of Medicine received a large gift in the form of a $150 million ...

Starr Foundation Makes $55M Renewal Gift to Starr Cancer ...

The Starr Foundation announced on January 31 that the Foundation had made a
renewal gift of $55 million to the Starr Cancer Consortium ...

Johns Hopkins sued over plans for Belward Farm
Washington Post

Rather than sell it to the highest bidder, her heirs said, she sold it to Johns Hopkins University — a suitor she believed would protect the farm where she ...

Gates visitor center more than philanthropy museum
Atlanta Journal Constitution

24, 2012, spokeswoman Melissa Milburn looks over an interactive timeline of the Gates family at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitors Center in ...

Domino's Pizza® Raises $2.4 Million for St. Jude Children's ...

... in pizza delivery, raised more than $2.4 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the ...

Florida Hospital Waterman building new health center
Orlando Business Journal

Florida Hospital Waterman plans to build the Donald and Audrey Conry Creation ... the precious gift of good health,” says Ken Mattison, president and CEO.

Piedmont Newnan Hospital kicks off $8 million capital campaign
Newnan Times-Herald

... Piedmont Newnan Hospital has kicked off an $8 million capital campaign titled ... including a significant gift from Newnan Hospital Inc. The new 136-bed ...

Moody’s Downgrade Signals Trying Times in Sports
Chronicle of Higher Education

Budget pressures are starting to catch up with fast-growing athletics programs. On Wednesday, Moody’s Investors Service took the fairly unusual step of downgrading the revenue-bond rating of FSU Financial Assistance . . .

Some Fear Hull House Closure Is an Omen for Struggling Charities
Chronicle of Philanthropy

On the last day of work, a Hull House Association employee adds her signature to one of the Chicago charity's banners. On the last day of work, a Hull House ...

Huntington to pay Ohio State $25 million in marketing deal
Columbus Dispatch

Huntington National Bank will pay $25 million for a 15-year deal to be Ohio State University's official consumer bank. Where Ohio State will put the money: ...

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