Philanthropy

May 3, 2012

May 3: Philanthropy News

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The worst way to judge a charity ‎Los Angeles Times Comparing administrative costs is the worst way to judge a charity. By Jack Shakely Donating to charity is a worthy action. But which charity? Simons Foundation awards $60 million to UC Berkeley for computing … ‎Daily Californian … health care and climate modeling, according to […]

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May 1, 2012

May 1: Philanthropy News

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Alfred Mann Foundation $100M deal with Purdue collapses ‎Journal and Courier A foundation that pledged $100 million to help Purdue University commercialize its research has backed out of the deal. The Alfred E. Mann Foundation for As More Charities Promote Matching Gifts, Donors Grow Skeptical of Campaign Pleas Chronicle of Philanthropy If the summertime mailing […]

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April 24, 2012

Philanthropy News: April 24

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The Giving Pledge Signs On 12 More Wealthy Americans Including … ‎Forbes Twelve more of America’s wealthiest individuals and families have signed … the most notable are Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank, Tesla’s Elon Musk Minn. Nonprofits $41 Million Claim against Wells Fargo Upheld ‎The Nonprofit Quarterly In addition to a $41 million award to […]

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April 10, 2012

April 10: Philanthropy News

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Hospital closes in on $26M goal ‎Pocono Record The Hughes family jump-started the current campaign with a $5.25 million donation. Vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur, ESSA Bank & Trust and the PMC Auxiliary $1 million gift will help U-M seek individualized treatments for … ‎AnnArbor.com A $1 million gift to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression […]

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April 6, 2012

April 6: Philanthropy News

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Dartmouth College names medical school after Dr. Seuss and wife … ‎MassLive.com 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 […]

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April 5, 2012

April 5: Philanthropy News

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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

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April 4, 2012

April 4: Philanthropy News

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How to Attract Planned Gifts Through Social Media ‎Chronicle of Philanthropy Social media are often associated with young people, while planned giving is associated with older donors—but it is possible to mix the two $178000 Is a Lot for a Pig, but This Pig Is Paying for College ‎New York Times This was not a […]

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April 3, 2012

April 3: Philanthropy News

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The Cost of High Turnover in Fundraising Jobs ‎Chronicle of Philanthropy Demand for good fundraisers is so high that it is vastly outstripping the supply, Ms. Burk said. Most good fundraisers are on the job just three to six Just Like Kindergarten The NonProfit Times Departmental silos: You have them, but you hate them. If […]

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April 2, 2012

April 2: Philanthropy News

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New UK cancer fund to bridge drug development gap ‎Reuters UK A new 50 million pounds fund has been created to help bridge the funding gap between cancer drug discovery and early . . . Credit Card Scams Targeting College Online Donations   The NonProfit Times From California to Pennsylvania, from Wisconsin to Washington, colleges […]

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April 1, 2012

Doctors Donate Funds to Benefit La Crosse Area Food Shelves

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Doctors from Mayo Clinic Health System are helping La Crosse area food pantries stock their shelves. In honor of National Doctors Day, the doctors from Mayo presented checks for $3,500 to 12 food pantries. National Doctors Day, established as a national holiday in 1991, works to identify and celebrate the accomplishments and efforts of all […]

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