10 juin 2019

$180M Gates Grant to Emory for Work on Child Health

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Emory University on Thursday announced a $180 million grant -- the university's largest ever -- to support its Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network, which works to prevent child mortality in developing countries. More...

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20 avril 2019

Learning Science for All

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Carnegie Mellon spent millions of dollars developing tools to help instructors improve their teaching. Now other institutions are invited to use them, too. More...

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$100M Gift to Rename Illinois's Engineering College

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will rename its engineering college after a $100 million donation from the Grainger Foundation, the university announced Monday. More...

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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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