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Johns Hopkins University Receives $150M to Promote Open and Inclusive Discourse

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation committed $150 million to Johns Hopkins University to “forge new ways to address the deterioration of civic engagement worldwide and facilitate the restoration of open and inclusive discourse.” The gift establishes the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute, which will serve as a public forum for interdisciplinary academics and thought leaders. The Institute will also research ways to strengthen democracy by exploring new ways to approach divisive issues in a productive manner.

Michigan State University Announces Music Facilities Expansion With $7 Million in Gift Commitments

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees approved a plan to expand and refurbish key facilities that support the College of Music. The expansion was made possible by $7 million in gift commitments and represents substantial progress in MSU’s Empower Extraordinary, a $1.5 billion campaign publicly launched in 2014. James Billman, MSU alumnus and key architect of the plan, lauded, “A new building will provide additional performance, rehearsal and practice spaces that honor audiences and musicians alike with state-of-the-art facilities.”

Anonymous Alumnus Makes Unrestricted Gift of $140 Million to Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Last week MIT announced that an anonymous alumnus pledged $140 million to the University to support “any facet of the Institute’s educational and research mission.” “No one has ever made it through life without someone else’s help. As a past recipient of MIT’s generous financial aid, I benefited tremendously from the opportunity to pursue my MIT education and am extremely appreciative of all the ways that MIT has shaped me,” the donor said. The MIT News Office lauded the gift for its flexibility and noted how crucial unrestricted gifts are to the University’s general operations.

Washington University Receives $10 Million for Center for Genome Sciences

The Harry Edison Foundation has donated $10 million to support the Washington University School of Medicine’s already extensive genome research initiative led by Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD. One of his colleagues praised his work as having, “revolutionized the understanding of the microbes that colonize the human gut.” In honor of the Henry Edison Foundation, the University will be renaming the center to the Edison Family Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology.

Making it Sing: Tuning Tips for Proposal Writing

Senior Vice President, Melinda Church, provides her insight for advancement professionals looking to make proposals "sing." Melinda explains, "A truly fine proposal elevates heart rates, inspires confidence, transforms data into insights, provokes rich conversations, elicits tears, and drives giving. Creating anything truly fine is a maddening pursuit – insomnia-inducing, joyous, and deeply gratifying. Here are a few thoughts for proposal writers welcoming the chase."

GG+A Thought Leaders Discuss Latest Trends in Giving

In connection with today’s release of the 2017 Giving USA report, we invite you to a series of conversations among our thought leaders on trends in giving, and related insights.

Senior VP, Kat Banakis, Presents at The State University of New York Council for University Advancement

GG+A's Kat Banakis, Senior Vice President of Advanced Analytics, will be presenting at the 2017 State University of New York Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) Annual Educational Conference. The conference will take place from June 7-9 in Tarrytown, New York and brings together SUNYCUAD's more than 900 experts who work in development, public relations, alumni relations, publications, government relations, marketing, web communications and social media.

Andrew Allred Promoted to Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific

Andrew will lead the firm’s expansion in the Asia Pacific region by expanding his work in Australia as well as with nonprofits in New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Antarctica. Andrew's new role heightens GG+A's commitment to advance the missions of clients worldwide.

55 years. 2000+ organizations. Relationships that have spanned decades. See some of GG+A's past and present clients.

Penn State

Partner for 33 years

University of Florida

Partner for 32 years

Children Hospital of Chicago

Partner for 22 years

John Hopkins University & Medicine

Partner for 26 years

University of Nebraska

Partner for 27 years

Art Institute of Chicago

Partner for 12 years

Rush University Medical Center

Partner for 15 years

Randolph-Macon College

Partner for 11 years

Oregon State University Foundation

Partner for 12 years

Knox College

Partner for 12 years

University of Kansas KU Endowment

Partner for 16 years

University of Minnesota Foundation

Partner for 19 years

Drexel University

Partner for 16 years

Insead Business School for the World

Partner for 3 years

Dana Hall School

Partner for 7 years

University of Georgia

Partner for 3 years

Carnegie Mellon University

Partner for 5 years

University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences

Partner for 4 years

Folger Shakespeare Library

Partner for 4 years

Shipley School

Partner for 8 years

Christ School

Partner for 3 years

American School of Milan

Partner for 2 years

San Francisco Symphony

Partner for 10 years

Newberry Library

Partner for 2 years

Temple University

Partner for 5 years

Loomis Chaffee School

Partner for 6 years

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation

Partner for 10 years

Nova Southeastern University

Partner for 4 years

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Partner for 6 years

Kenyon College

Partner for 3 years

University of Vermont Foundation

Partner for 7 years

Blake (BLA)

Partner for 5 years

Northampton Community College

Partner for 2 years

The Phillips Collection

Partner for 4 years

UMass Amherst

Partner for 10 years

Charlotte Country Day School

Partner for 4 years

University of Georgia Terry College of Business

Partner for 7 years

University School of Nashville

Partner for 6 years

University of Toledo

Partner for 6 years

Hoag Hospital Foundation

Partner for 6 years

Yale University

Partner for 7 years

Fidelity Charitable

Partner for 2 years