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Knox College reaches fundraising goal for Alumni Hall renovation
May 13, 2013
Eighteen months after introducing a new vision for Alumni Hall, Knox College has reached its $11 million goal in the fundraising drive to renovate the historic building.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art increases capital campaign to $610 million
May 9, 2013
With 89 percent of its capital campaign goal raised three years ahead of schedule, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is feeling pretty good about its expansion project.
OSU's 'Branding Success' campaign exceeds $1 billion goal
May 2, 2013
"America's Brightest Orange" took on a new meaning Tuesday, when Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announced a milestone in OSU's "Branding Success" campaign. In front of hundreds of students, faculty and staff members and alumni, including oilman T. Boone Pickens, Hargis said the campaign had exceeded its $1 billion goal nearly 18 months ahead of schedule.
University of Calgary receives $40-million gift, largest in its history
April 22, 2013
Announced Friday, the $40-million donation creates the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, billed as a first-of-its-kind centre with a focus on boosting the teaching capacity at universities.
Donations to universities hit record high
April 18, 2013
Philanthropists provided record levels of funding to British universities last year, as institutions increasingly tap wealthy alumni and corporate sponsors for donations.
Crane family donates $13.5 million to Ohio State
April 11, 2013
Three generations of a Columbus-area family have pledged a multi-million dollar donation to The Ohio State University to establish the largest and most comprehensive dedicated sports medicine facility in the country.
Columbia University Medical Center receives $20 million gift
March 28, 2013
A Scarsdale couple have donated $20 million to help fund a new building at Columbia University Medical Center(CUMC), continuing the family’s legacy of philanthropy in the health care field.
University of Pennsylvania fund-raising campaign exceeds goal by nearly $1 billion
March 1, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania exceeded its recent fund-raising goal by almost $1 billion, bringing in $4.3 billion in its "Making History Campaign," officials announced Thursday.
Stanford becomes 1st school to raise more than $1 billion in a year
February 20, 2013
The nation’s top fund-raising institution last year, Stanford University, raised $1.03 billion from donors, the first to raise more than $1 billion in a given year.
$25 Million Gift to Columbia University Medical Center Enhances New Initiative for Treatment of ALS
February 15, 2013
Columbia University Medical Center has announced a three-year, $25 million initiative to streamline the discovery of new approaches to treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Penn Receives $25 Million Gift to Create Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
February 11, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania has received a $25 million gift from alumnus Ronald O. Perelman to create the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics, which will provide a new home for Penn’s departments of Political Science and Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Ohio State launches Ohio Scholarship Challenge
February 11, 2013
As part of its deep commitment to Ohio’s college students and their families, The Ohio State University is launching a new fundraising campaign that will support students from all 88 Ohio counties. "The Ohio Scholarship Challenge" seeks to raise $100 million in general undergraduate scholarship funds for Ohio State students at all campuses.
Bloomberg pledges $350 million to Johns Hopkins University
February 1, 2013
New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has pledged a $350 million gift to Johns Hopkins University to support interdisciplinary research and student financial aid, a commitment that will push his lifetime donations to his alma mater to more than $1 billion, the university announced Saturday.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center dedicates new institute
January 24, 2013
On January 16, officials from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center dedicated a new facility at the Derry Township hospital. Read more here
KU Alumnus Makes $500,000 Gift for Debate Team
January 18, 2013
To show his support for Kansas, KU and KU’s debate team, in which he participated as a student, David Pittaway has made a $500,000 gift to create an endowed fund to support the debate team’s head coach. This is the largest gift in the debate team’s history. Read more about the gift here
Penn State Receives $5 Million Dollar Gift for Scholarships
January 11, 2013
Penn State has received the largest commitment in the 10-year history of the Trustee Matching Scholarship Program from Jeff and Kellie Hepper, who are establishing a $5 million endowment for students with financial need. Read more about the gift here
University of Missouri Receives $30 Million From Reynolds Foundation
November 8, 2012
The University of Missouri announced that it has received a $30.1 million gift to guarantee permanent funding for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, the 4-year-old center devoted to innovation, collaboration and research in media industries. The gift, the largest endowment gift in the history of the university, came from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. It is the second largest gift ever to the University of Missouri. Read more about the gift on the University's website here
Alumnus Lorne Trottier donates $15M to McGill for science, engineering
November 7, 2012
Philanthropist Lorne Trottier wants people to have a greater appreciation of science and engineering so he is donating $15 million to McGill University to help strengthen research and support outreach and public policy in those areas. The high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus will also help fund a public symposium on sustainable engineering in society in collaboration with the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique. Read more about the gift here
University of Southern California gets $25M leadership gift from former WellPoint CEO
October 30, 2012
USC President C. L. Max Nikias has announced a $25 million gift from Leonard D. Schaeffer, the Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor at USC, that will endow and support theUSC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. The gift bolsters the university’s commitment to using rigorous research to develop policy solutions, including controlling health care costs and improving patient outcomes in the United States and worldwide. Read more about this gift on USC's website here
University of Pittsburgh raises more than $2 billion in capital campaign
October 12, 2012
The University of Pittsburgh has exceeded its goal of raising $2 billion through its Building Our Future Together capital campaign, the largest and most successful fundraising initiative in the history of Western Pennsylvania, Pitt Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg announced to an audience of alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends on Oct. 12. More than 182,000 donors contributed to this remarkable campaign success. Read more about the successful campaign on Pitt's website here