In grateful recognition of a transformational $95 million lead gift from longtime University of Alabama at Birmingham supporter Marnix E. Heersink, M.D., the UAB School of Medicine will now be named the UAB Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine.
DSW has joined the On Our Sleeves® movement, committing to a national in-store campaign. Between Aug. 1-Oct. 31, DSW customers will have the option to round-up their purchase, or donate $1, $3, $5 or an additional amount of their choice during checkout at approximately 500 stores.
Kurt and Marilyn Wallach share a lifelong commitment to educating on the Holocaust to ensure the lessons of this horrific point in our world’s history remains relevant today and to future generations.
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.
Acclaimed University of Illinois Chicago historian Barbara Ransby has been named to the Freedom Scholars, a select group of progressive academics who are at the “forefront of movements for economic and social justice.”
Mr. Brown’s Gift Memorializes his Daughter, Esther Ann Brown Adler, and Establishes the Thomas M. Scalea, MD Endowed Distinguished Professorship in Trauma Surgery
Thanks to Ralla Klepak, who passed away in April 2019 at the age of 82, those in need of representation in family law matters will continue to have her advocacy via a new endowment fund formed at the University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School.
The Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate joins the accounting, finance, information and decision sciences and managerial studies departments in serving the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration’s more than 3,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students.
Rush is announcing a $1 million matching gift challenge. Inspired by Rush’s COVID-19 response efforts, these philanthropists have agreed to match every donation to Rush’s COVID-19 response funds, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 million.
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.
Maywood, IL – Loyola Medicine’s Philanthropy team has been included in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) 2019 High Performers list. AHP has recognized 74 U.S. and 10 Canadian philanthropic organizations as high-performing fundraisers in the healthcare industry for fiscal year 2018. These organizations are primarily philanthropy departments and foundations affiliated with nonprofit hospitals or health systems that were surveyed for AHP’s 2019 Report on Giving, which provides key industry benchmarks for healthcare fundraisers.
Nonprofits and those leading charitable causes can secure more donations by offering a unique number of options (very low or very high), which leads potential donors to have a positive view of a fundraising initiative. Field research showed people don’t notice a medium number of donation options.
University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Sean Foote (MBA ’93) was initially skeptical when his former classmate, longtime friend and fellow venture investor Jonathan Ebinger (MBA ’93) pitched an unconventional idea for partnering on a new fund.
In “Find Your Path: Lessons from 36 Leading Scientists and Engineers,” author and Hertz Fellow Daniel Goodman presents personal accounts of the challenges, struggles, successes, U-turns, and satisfactions encountered by leaders in industry, academia, and government.
MicroVention, one of the world’s fastest growing medical device companies, has granted $250,000 to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation (CNS Foundation). This generous gift will fund educational programs dedicated toward the advancement of the field of endovascular education and technology.
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation (CNS Foundation) announced a second K12 award will be funded by a generous gift from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). The award is made possible through a collaboration with the Foundation of the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).