April 5, 2012

April 5: Philanthropy News


The Changing Face of Big Money
New York Times

Spring 2012 Special Section

Study: It Costs To Build Social Networks - 04/04/2012
The NonProfit Times

It costs a nonprofit $3.50 for every “like” on Facebook, making Twitter at $2.05 for each follower a relative bargain. And, Facebook and Twitter communities grew by 30 percent

Hyundai Hope On Wheels to Surpass $57 Million in Total Donations ...

Planned activities for 2012 will include a national grant donation tour, ... In 2012, Hope On Wheels will donate $12 million to children's hospitals

Nevada School of Medicine receives $1.6M gift
‎Las Vegas Sun

A familiar benefactor of the University of Nevada, Reno has pledged another $1.6 million to the university's School of Medicine

Lotus House women and children's shelter gets a $20 million pledge

Developer Martin Z. Margulies pledges $20 million to secure the future of Lotus House, a women and children's shelter in Overtown praised for its innovative

Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago receives $10 million gift
‎Chicago Tribune

The Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Chicago has received a $10 million gift from two longtime supporters. The museum announced the

Big Society fund launches with £600m to invest
‎BBC News

A new financial institution set up by the UK government to finance charities and community groups has been launched. Big Society Capital has £600m

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