Items Tagged ‘campaign’

January 27, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic’s philanthropy campaign raises $1.35 billion

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Mayo Clinic said Tuesday it raised $1.35 billion in its first sustained philanthropy campaign, showing that the famed clinic can still pull in donations despite a weak economy…   The campaign’s success is a reflection of the trust patients and the public have in Mayo Clinic,” said chief executive Dr. John Noseworthy.   Star Tribune, […]

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Tags: campaign, Philanthropy


December 21, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Clawing their way Back

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A negative 13.4 percent return on investment is hardly something to crow about.  But when your peers are faring much worse, you can breathe a little easier.    Macalester College weathered such a return on its endowment fund last year by adhering to its investment policy: Manage for the long term but be mindful of […]

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Tags: campaign, endowments, investments, nonprofit organization


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