With a storied history including a top-20 national ranking in all-time victories, a top-10 national ranking in both all-time winning percentage and 20-win seasons, and ranking third in regular season conference titles behind perennial NCAA men’s basketball powers Kansas and Kentucky, Western Kentucky University is no stranger to post-season play. So perhaps it is expected […]
This week in philanthropy sees gifts to universities and a few in support of art museums.
This week sees a number of gifts to universities plus a $100 million gift for children’s healthcare.
This week brings record setting gifts for education and children’s hospitals and a new report on the distribution of wealth in the world.
This week in philanthropy sees a number of multi-million dollar gifts to universities and other organizations.
The first full week of January brings gifts for university athletics, healthcare and the first nine-figure gift of 2018.
This week sees a $300 million gift from the Gates Foundation and many gifts to universities.
This week brings major gifts for healthcare organizations, universities, and politically motivated gifts to the United Nations. In addition, new research on endowment projections for 2017.
This week brings a $100 million pledge to end homelessness, gifts of art in Canada, major gifts to universities and new research on giving differences between millennial and baby boomer women.
The world’s leading private philanthropist handed a $100,000 prize to the California Institute of Technology on Tuesday for its work on a self-contained, sun-powered system that recycles water and breaks down human waste into storable energy. Gates is focusing on the need for a new type of toilet as an important part of his foundation’s […]
A January study shows that the value of educational endowments grew an average of 11.9 percent during the 2010 fiscal year, representing a sharp improvement over the 18.7 percent decline reported in 2009. The 2010 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments reflects data from 850 U.S. colleges, universities and affiliated foundations. Participating institutions represented more than $346 […]
The University of Southern California will announce Wednesday its largest donation ever, a $200-million gift from alumnus David Dornsife, the chairman of a large steel fabricating company, and his wife, Dana.The Dornsifes’ donation will go to USC’s College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the university’s biggest academic unit, without restrictions on how it should be […]
Academic medical centers often find themselves caught in the middle: they are not purely education enterprises, nor ate they solely healthcare organizations. This reality can make planning, budgeting, and campaigning challenging. Read about approaches being taken, opportunties, and what lies ahead as academic medical centers plan and implement fundraising campaigns toally outside the traditional campus […]
Bentz Whaley Flessner’s Fall 2009 Client Advisory discusses why it is important to campaign now, the impact of the economy, and keys to fundraising success. Author M. Bruce Dreon introduces a new four-step campaign model that fits the economic and philanthropic reality of the times.