The University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago’s only public research university, is the recipient of a $40 million donation from philanthropist and novelist MacKenzie Scott. It is the largest gift from an individual in school history.
An anonymous gift will improve grapevine health, quality, yields and profitability in the New York state wine and grape industry through the creation of a graduate student research fellowship program.
John McGrane and Martha “Marty” Benson McGrane are donating $100,000 to the Athletic and Wellness Facilities Project, part of the Greater > Than Campaign.
The new positions reflect MSK’s commitment to expanding patient access to cancer care and supporting ongoing research aimed at reducing cancer disparities that stem from racial, ethnic, cultural, or socioeconomic barriers.
The Stryker Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Northern Colorado, a participation-based scholarship program that serves women and transwomen from underrepresented groups, has received a $5 million donation to support the program over the next five years.
Spider-Man made a surprise visit at Rush University Children’s Hospital on Tuesday as it celebrated “Superhero Day” to recognize the strength of young patients and their families.
A Boy Scout who received care in the Rush Neonatal Intensive Care Unit after being born prematurely, donated 100 blankets to the Rush NICU as part of his project to become an Eagle Scout.
MedStar Health announces a generous gift of $4 million from philanthropists Amy and Alan Meltzer. Mr. Meltzer is CEO and Founder of the NFP | The Meltzer Group, a Bethesda, Md.-based insurance brokerage firm. The gift will support research, training and new technology acquisition for the Comprehensive Stroke Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
One in five Canadian adults is currently living with arthritis, a disease causing inflammation of the joints, which can result in chronic, debilitating pain, reduced mobility and premature disability. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability globally. To address this growing crisis, the Schroeder Arthritis Institute, launched with a $25 million donation by philanthropists Walter and Maria Schroeder, will help UHN’s innovative arthritis program become a world-class hub for innovation in research, education and patient care.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will begin constructing The Domino’s Village, a new housing facility for patients and their families, this fall at 361 N. Third Street in Memphis, Tennessee.
Foundation receives generous donation from corporate partner to combat pediatric cancer and benefit patient care
Joe Tsai, co-founder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, and his wife Clara, have donated nearly half a million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be distributed by UC San Diego to health care providers in the San Diego region.
The W. P. Carey Foundation, whose generosity launched Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, has made a $25 million commitment to the school to recruit renowned faculty, enhance academic programs, and help launch student careers. The gift will be matched with commitments from Johns Hopkins University and contributions from other donors for a total of $50 million.