10 mars 2019

Building Evidence to Change Women’s Lives

A saying that motivates our philanthropic work at Fondation CHANEL is that “you don’t know what you don’t know.” This humble recognition drives us in filling our blind spots through evidence building so that we can succeed in delivering on our social mission to advance women and girls in society. More...

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04 mars 2019

Cambridge doesn’t need a £100m gift but other universities do

The GuardianReaders respond to news that the University of Cambridge is receiving a £100m gift from the financier David Harding. More...

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£100m for Cambridge? Give it to universities that need the money

The GuardianThe announcement that the University of Cambridge is receiving a £100m gift from the billionaire financier David Harding left me perplexed: why on earth does the wealthiest university in the country need a donation of this size. More...

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03 mars 2019

Small Pond, Big Splash

By Matt Reed. I love this story. A Massachusetts philanthropist, Maureen Wilkins, donated $5 million to Cape Cod Community College. A donation of that size might not be newsworthy at an Ivy, but for a community college of Cape Cod’s size, it’s epochal. More...

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The Big Gift You Haven't Heard About

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. A $5 million donation may seem like small change in the era of Bloomberg's billions. But at community colleges the impact can be dramatic. More...

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Priorities for Education Philanthropies

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. A new survey report on national and regional education funding has found “a deep shift” among major philanthropies toward investment in postsecondary education and work-force and career readiness initiatives over traditional K-12 reforms. More...

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01 mars 2019

Giving to Colleges Is Up 7.2%

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Charitable giving to colleges reached $46,730,000,000 in 2017-18, a one-year increase of 7.2 percent, or 4.6 percent when adjusted for inflation. More...

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Record Gift for University of Cambridge

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Cambridge has announced a gift of 100 million pounds (about $130 million), the largest gift ever from British philanthropy to a British university. More...

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14 février 2019

The role of philanthropy for the SDGs is not what you expect

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"When doctors see symptoms that are associated with common ailments, they are told to think that a typical disease, not an exotic one, is the cause. If a child arrives to a clinic with a fever, doctors first look for a common infection that could explain the symptoms, not Kawasaki. More...

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27 janvier 2019

Bloomberg's Gift and the Role of Endowments

HomeMichael Bloomberg recently made a big splash by promising to make a gift of $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. The primary purpose of this gift -- the largest in history to any university -- is to make the endowment large enough to ensure that Hopkins can maintain need-blind admission and meet full financial need for all students indefinitely into the future. More...

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