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University of Michigan Receives $10M Donation to Develop Solutions for Health Inequality

University of Michigan Receives $10M Donation to Develop Solutions for Health Inequality

A $10 million donation will help Michigan Medicine establish a new University of Michigan Center for ...
Indiana Teachers Receive $47M for Professional Development Opportunities

Indiana Teachers Receive $47M for Professional Development Opportunities

Indiana schools and teachers all across the state will be benefiting from a recent $47 million ...
Cleveland College Scholarships Program Receives $40M Donation

Cleveland College Scholarships Program Receives $40M Donation

A college scholarships program in Cleveland, Ohio received a $40 million donation from the Cleveland Foundation ...
Nursing Residency Program to Tackle Rural Health Care Needs

Nursing Residency Program to Tackle Rural Health Care Needs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the state's largest health care providers is partnering with the ...
American Family Children’s Hospital Receives $10M for Cancer Research for Children

American Family Children’s Hospital Receives $10M for Cancer Research for Children

The American Family Children’s Hospital received a $10 million donation from Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer ...
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UA Gets $1M Pledge for Wildlife Conservation Programs

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona is getting $1 million to further its research ...
Santa Monica Medical Center in California Receives Anonymous $25M Donation

Santa Monica Medical Center in California Receives Anonymous $25M Donation

A Santa Monica medical center in California received its largest donation to date, a $25 million ...
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INSIGHT: WIPB Promo on East Central Indiana Nonprofits

In this collaboration with WIPB at Ball State University, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from ...
Mentorship Program Coming to All University of California Schools

Mentorship Program Coming to All University of California Schools

A new mentorship program is coming to the majority of UC schools, with the exception of ...
University of Maryland Receives $200M Grant for Vaccine Research  

University of Maryland Receives $200M Grant for Vaccine Research  

Last week, the University of Maryland was officially awarded a $200 million federal grant for its ...
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JK Rowling Donates $18M to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Center

The renowned author JK Rowling announced a $18 million donation (15.3 million pounds) to the multiple ...
Alzheimer’s Research Receives $53M Grant

Alzheimer’s Research Receives $53M Grant

Boston’s Hebrew Senior Life and Brown University has received a five-year $53 million grant from the ...
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MIT Scandal Highlights Thorny Ethics of University Donations

BOSTON (AP) — While MIT grapples with new allegations about its financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein, ...
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mOp-Ed: Salary Surveys Mislead

Salary survey data should come with use instructions and disclaimers, because they set incorrectly low expectations on ...
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University of Houston Receives $50M Donation

The University of Houston announced that it received a $50 million donation from an anonymous donor ...
A $100M Donation Helps Launch Research Institute for Empathy

A $100M Donation Helps Launch Research Institute for Empathy

A $100 million donation by the banking billionaire Denny Sanford to the University of California San ...
Wells Fargo Seeks to Tackle Housing Crisis with $20M Innovation Challenge

Wells Fargo Seeks to Tackle Housing Crisis with $20M Innovation Challenge

The company Wells Fargo is incentivizing innovators through a $20 million challenge that seeks to unveil ...
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Billionaire Donates $35 Million to Microbiome Research

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco billionaire has donated $35 million to Stanford University and ...
Knight Foundation to Award Cultural Institutions that Successfully Integrate Technology

Knight Foundation to Award Cultural Institutions that Successfully Integrate Technology

The Knight Foundation will be awarding cultural institutions that successfully come up with new ways to ...
Darden Foundation Donates $2M for Feeding America

Darden Foundation Donates $2M for Feeding America

The Darden Foundation donated $2M for Feeding America, the organization that is dedicated to feeding children ...
Worcester Art Museum Receives Its Largest Donation

Worcester Art Museum Receives Its Largest Donation

The Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts received a $10 million donation, the largest donation it has ...
Knight Foundation Funding Studies on Media and Democracy

Knight Foundation Funding Studies on Media and Democracy

NEW YORK (AP) — A foundation that specializes in journalism is pledging nearly $50 million for ...
$6M Donation to Harvard Will Not be Returned to Donor Who is Now Registered Sex Offender

$6M Donation to Harvard Will Not be Returned to Donor Who is Now Registered Sex Offender

Even though under scrutiny, a $6.5 million donation to fund a research program at Harvard University ...
Foundation Uses Music to Empower Women Who Experience Infertility

Foundation Uses Music to Empower Women Who Experience Infertility

An international organization called the Merck Foundation is working to empower women in Burundi and Africa ...
Majority of Pledges to Rebuild Notre Dame Have Yet to be Received

Majority of Pledges to Rebuild Notre Dame Have Yet to be Received

The great Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned down nearly three months ago, and huge donations ...
Warren Buffett to Donate $3.6 Billion

Warren Buffett to Donate $3.6 Billion

Warren Buffett, the world’s fourth richest man will be giving away $3.6 billion of his fortune, ...
UCLA Entertainment Branch Receives $20M Donation

UCLA Entertainment Branch Receives $20M Donation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires ...
Charitable Giving by Individual Americans Drops in 2018

Charitable Giving by Individual Americans Drops in 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since ...
Bloomberg to Invest $500M in Philanthropic Initiative To Combat Climate Change

Bloomberg to Invest $500M in Philanthropic Initiative To Combat Climate Change

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd's homework assignments present ...
The Philadelphia Orchestra Receives $55M Donation Amid Financial Hardship

The Philadelphia Orchestra Receives $55M Donation Amid Financial Hardship

This week the Philadelphia Orchestra received a $55M donation from an anonymous donor in order to ...
Chicago Public Library Receives $5M Grant to Extend to Presidential Center

Chicago Public Library Receives $5M Grant to Extend to Presidential Center

The Chicago Public Library received a $5 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation to create a ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in Rochester, New Hampshire Honoring an American Hero by Advocating for the Safe Return of Americans

Nonprofit Spotlight: James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in Rochester, New Hampshire Honoring an American Hero by Advocatin...

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even ...
Gupta Agarwal Foundation Donates $5M for Cardiac Health

Gupta Agarwal Foundation Donates $5M for Cardiac Health

The Gupta Agarwal Foundation announced a $5 million donation this week to help researchers learn from ...
Famed Sherpa Climber Helps Nepal Kids Reach Greater Heights

Famed Sherpa Climber Helps Nepal Kids Reach Greater Heights

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than ...
A $7.5M Donation Will Help to Establish the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Dallas

A $7.5M Donation Will Help to Establish the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Dallas

Businessman Jerry Jones and Gene Jones announced a $7.5 million donation for the construction of the ...
Met Museum: No More Money From Family Connected to OxyContin

Met Museum: No More Money From Family Connected to OxyContin

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Wednesday said it would stop taking ...
US, UK Teams Share $10M XPRIZE Award for Child Literacy

US, UK Teams Share $10M XPRIZE Award for Child Literacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California company founded by game-developer parents who wanted to help their ...
Nonprofit Donations Made Possible through More Social Media Platforms

Nonprofit Donations Made Possible through More Social Media Platforms

Social media platforms are making donating to nonprofits easier than ever before ...
Hospital in Florida Receives $5M to Help Black Mothers and Newborns

Hospital in Florida Receives $5M to Help Black Mothers and Newborns

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida is receiving a $5M grant from the Health ...
Major Donation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Leads to free Admission for Youth

Major Donation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Leads to free Admission for Youth

A major donation to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures from the George Lucas Family Foundation ...