In third straight year of gains, contributions reach $316.23 billion from American individuals, corporations and foundation
Released by the Giving USA Foundation™ and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Houston Business Journal
Reported by Chris Shelton
Rice University has raised more than $1 billion in gifts and pledges — which amounted to the largest fundraising effort in the school’s 100-year history — through its Centennial Campaign, the school reported Monday.
The Centennial Campaign, which began in 2008, aimed to help Rice achieve its vision for its next 100 years by heightening the impact that graduates have on the world.
Posted in Philanthropy News Digest
May 25, 2013
The University of Virginia, which in 2006 launched the public phase of the most ambitious capital campaign in its history, has announced that it has exceeded its $3 billion campaign goal.
Penny Hunt, a Senior Consultant with Marts & Lundy and former Vice Chancellor of Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), will be honored today with the Benjamin Franklin Award at the AFP Chicago 2013 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.
From the Nonprofit Research Collaborative
(San Diego, CA) Nearly six in 10 charities surveyed (58 percent) raised more in 2012 than they did in 2011 from contributions, marking the first time since 2006 that significantly more than half showed such positive results. Last year at this time, 53 percent had raised more.
Published on AnnArbor.com
March 21, 2013
Reported by Kellie Woodhouse
The University of Michigan Health System is naming its cardiovascular center after a couple who gifted $50 million to the center during the past six years.
Written by Margaret Waterman
In order to continue the progress of his eponymous center, School of Management alumnus Frederick Pardee announced a donation of $7 million to the Campaign for Boston University Wednesday, BU officials said.
Director of Planned Giving Glenn Vivian said Pardee’s donation will be put toward furthering the work done at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.
American Public Media's Marketplace Morning Report for February 20, 2013
By Amy Scott
Despite the uncertain economy, donations are pouring in to colleges and universities. A new report from the Council for Aid to Education says college fundraisers brought in $31 billion last year -- up slightly from the year before.
February 20, 2013
Reported by Don Troop
America's colleges and universities took in $31-billion in donations in the 2012 fiscal year, a 2.3-percent increase over 2011's total of $30.3-billion, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Council for Aid to Education.
From the Imperial College of London
News & Events, February 12, 2013
Years of hard work to help influence Government policy on charitable giving has resulted in Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett being awarded by the ‘Oscars’of the philanthropy world.