April 6, 2012

April 6: Philanthropy News


Dartmouth College names medical school after Dr. Seuss and wife ...

Dr. Seuss, who wasn’t really a doctor at all, would probably be tickled to know that a prestigious medical school has been named after him.

GE Announces First Winners of Healthy Imagination Cancer Challenge
Philanthropy News Digest

General Electric has announced the winners of the first stage of its $100 million GE Healthy Imagination Cancer Challenge.  Selected from more than five hundred entries, the winners will receive grants

Mary Baldwin College unveils donor, school name
‎News Virginian

... La., gave Mary Baldwin $15 million – the largest gift in the college's ... “I just think right now, the health care field is expanding and changing

Soros Philanthropy: the Next Generation
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Joslyn Alexander Soros, a son of the billionaire philanthropist George Soros, announced today that he is establishing his own foundation to

MacArthur Opens the Door to Donations by Outsiders
‎Chronicle of Philanthropy

Want to make a gift to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation? Now you can: The $5.5-billion philanthropy unveiled a new

Online Fundraising Increased 19% in 2011, Says New Report
‎Chronicle of Philanthropy

The total that charities raised online jumped 19 percent in 2011 compared with the previous year, and the number of Internet gifts they

J. William Langston, MD, Awarded 2012 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for ...
‎Healthcare Global

Additionally, he was an early promoter of the field of medical engineering at ... Their gift of $1.5M over three years (starting in 2011) provides a $100000

APNewsBreak: 'Three Cups' author to stay with CAI
‎Albany Times Union

Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson will remain the face of the charity he co-founded, despite his having to repay $1 million after an

Minnesota nonprofit HMOs to pay state $73 million
‎Pioneer Press

The state and federal governments will split $73 million in expected repayments from Minnesota's HMOs as a result of a cap on health

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