The announcement this week of the Penny and Phil Knight gift of $500 million to the University of Oregon, the largest ever to a public university, shows that while 2015 was a record year for 8-figure and 9-figure gifts, 2016 is on track to see even more. The growing and new fortune in the world’s […]
BWF presents a glance at the healthcare sector’s $100 million+ donors since 2012.
Gaining a deeper understanding of donors who make mega gifts is increasingly important.This article discusses trends that may affect how high-net-worth individuals behave as donors and how these trends can impact the way donors should be stewarded.
2013 was a year of momentous gift announcements and generous donors that resulted in numerous gifts of groundbreaking size donated to various nonprofit institutions across the nation. A recent look into this year’s mega gifts by the Chronicle of Philanthropy tallies the ten biggest publicly announced single gifts (the list includes 15 gifts due to ties in […]