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Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
1 month ago
Education

Cash-strapped Catholic college gets unusual gift

An unusual donation of a consulting firm worth $1 million will provide financial support and help Viterbo University distinguish itself amidst financial challenges and a competitive enrollment environment. [ more ]
#community-support
Falcons Wire
1 month ago
Austin

Falcons RB Bijan Robinson donates $300K to fight homelessness

Atlanta Falcons running back Bijan Robinson donated $300,000 to support Community First! Village, aiding the fight against homelessness in Austin, Texas. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
3 months ago
LA Dodgers

Freddie Freeman Clubhouse At El Modena High School Built With 'Family' In Mind

Freeman and family attended the unveiling of the clubhouse at El Modena High School funded by his donation.
His emotional connection to the school stems from their support during family hardships. [ more ]
Kqed
4 months ago
California

Zendaya Donates $100,000 to Bay Area Theater Company

Zendaya has a long-standing connection to Cal Shakes since childhood.
Zendaya actively supports her hometown Oakland's community programs. [ more ]
Falcons Wire
1 month ago
Austin

Falcons RB Bijan Robinson donates $300K to fight homelessness

Atlanta Falcons running back Bijan Robinson donated $300,000 to support Community First! Village, aiding the fight against homelessness in Austin, Texas. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
3 months ago
LA Dodgers

Freddie Freeman Clubhouse At El Modena High School Built With 'Family' In Mind

Freeman and family attended the unveiling of the clubhouse at El Modena High School funded by his donation.
His emotional connection to the school stems from their support during family hardships. [ more ]
Kqed
4 months ago
California

Zendaya Donates $100,000 to Bay Area Theater Company

Zendaya has a long-standing connection to Cal Shakes since childhood.
Zendaya actively supports her hometown Oakland's community programs. [ more ]
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New York Post
1 month ago
Tech industry

How Nvidia co-founder plans to turn Hudson Valley into a tech powerhouse greater than Silicon Valley

Curtis Priem donated over $75 million to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for a quantum computer, aiming to turn the Hudson Valley into a tech hub. [ more ]
#philanthropy
Washington Post
2 years ago
Education

Small Virginia university gets $75 million gift, a modern record for women's colleges

Hollins University received a $75 million donation, setting a record for women's colleges and supporting scholarships and financial aid. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Reynolds Foundation Donates $1 Million To Fund Bitcoin And Open-source Projects

OpenSats received a significant $1,000,000 donation from The Reynolds Foundation to support open-source Bitcoin projects. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Education

Billionaire transplant Kenneth Griffin makes a $9 million donation to Miami-Dade schools

A $9 million donation from Kenneth Griffin to provide math tutoring for Miami-Dade County Public Schools in partnership with Accelerate and University of Chicago Education Lab. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC real estate

Ex-Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder donates DC-area mansion to cancer research amid scandal

Daniel Snyder donates $34.9 million French chateau to American Cancer Society
Estate has a 30,000 sq ft mansion with luxurious amenities [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Education

New York City Medical School Makes Tuition Free After $1 Billion Gift

$1 billion donation guarantees free tuition at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in perpetuity.
This is the largest donation to any medical school in the country. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
4 months ago
Education

New York medical school eliminates tuition after $1bn gift

New York City medical school offers free tuition after $1bn donation
Donation from Dr. Ruth Gottesman is the largest ever made to a medical school. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 years ago
Education

Small Virginia university gets $75 million gift, a modern record for women's colleges

Hollins University received a $75 million donation, setting a record for women's colleges and supporting scholarships and financial aid. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Reynolds Foundation Donates $1 Million To Fund Bitcoin And Open-source Projects

OpenSats received a significant $1,000,000 donation from The Reynolds Foundation to support open-source Bitcoin projects. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Education

Billionaire transplant Kenneth Griffin makes a $9 million donation to Miami-Dade schools

A $9 million donation from Kenneth Griffin to provide math tutoring for Miami-Dade County Public Schools in partnership with Accelerate and University of Chicago Education Lab. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
NYC real estate

Ex-Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder donates DC-area mansion to cancer research amid scandal

Daniel Snyder donates $34.9 million French chateau to American Cancer Society
Estate has a 30,000 sq ft mansion with luxurious amenities [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Education

New York City Medical School Makes Tuition Free After $1 Billion Gift

$1 billion donation guarantees free tuition at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in perpetuity.
This is the largest donation to any medical school in the country. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
4 months ago
Education

New York medical school eliminates tuition after $1bn gift

New York City medical school offers free tuition after $1bn donation
Donation from Dr. Ruth Gottesman is the largest ever made to a medical school. [ more ]
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Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
2 months ago
Medicine

Perelel's $10M Donation Advances Maternal Health Research and Supports Prenatal Care - Yanko Design

Perelel, a maternal health startup, pledges $10 million towards maternal healthcare research, showcasing commitment to maternal well-being. [ more ]
#support
The Nation
2 months ago
Media industry

Marjorie

Support independent journalism for a better future. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

3 Recovering After Deadly Bushwick Hit-And-Run

Hayden Wallace killed in Bushwick hit-and-run
Locals rally to donate over $117,000 to support survivors [ more ]
Bavarian Football Works
1 month ago
Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich donates to flood victims

Bayern Munich donates €1 million to support flood victims in southern Germany. [ more ]
The Nation
2 months ago
Media industry

Marjorie

Support independent journalism for a better future. [ more ]
BKReader
5 months ago
Brooklyn

3 Recovering After Deadly Bushwick Hit-And-Run

Hayden Wallace killed in Bushwick hit-and-run
Locals rally to donate over $117,000 to support survivors [ more ]
Bavarian Football Works
1 month ago
Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich donates to flood victims

Bayern Munich donates €1 million to support flood victims in southern Germany. [ more ]
moresupport
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Los Angeles Rams

Rams unveil 60-yard turf football field on shore of Hermosa Beach

The Los Angeles Rams have created a 60-yard turf football field on the beach for community events during the 2024 NFL draft. [ more ]
RMNB
2 months ago
National Hockey League

Capitals announce combined donation of $30,000 to rebuild Virginia inline rink destroyed by wildfire

The Washington Capitals, MSE Foundation, Ted Leonsis, and the NHL donated $30,000 to help rebuild an inline rink destroyed by a wildfire. [ more ]
#photography
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
2 months ago
Design

UBS Art Collection gives 166 photographs to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

The UBS Art Collection has donated 166 photographs, including works by iconic photographers, to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
4 months ago
Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago receives $25m gift for new photography centre

The Art Institute of Chicago will receive $25m from the Bucksbaum family to create a new Photography Center.
This is the largest gift the AIC has received for the department and one of the biggest sums earmarked for photography at any US museum. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
2 months ago
Design

UBS Art Collection gives 166 photographs to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC

The UBS Art Collection has donated 166 photographs, including works by iconic photographers, to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
4 months ago
Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago receives $25m gift for new photography centre

The Art Institute of Chicago will receive $25m from the Bucksbaum family to create a new Photography Center.
This is the largest gift the AIC has received for the department and one of the biggest sums earmarked for photography at any US museum. [ more ]
morephotography
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
3 months ago
Design

Alumni's $10m gift to Carnegie Mellon University will support public art and revamped ICA Pittsburgh

Carnegie Mellon University receives $10m gift from alumni for Institute of Contemporary Art and public art program support. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
3 months ago
Design

Florida museum receives gift of nearly 700 prints, from Rembrandt to Henry Moore

700 prints donated to Norton Museum of Art
Gift spans half a millennium and includes famous artists' works. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
3 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani Explains Why He Decided to Make Generous Donation to Japanese Schools

Shohei Ohtani made a generous donation of 60,000 baseball gloves to schools in Japan, inspired by his New Balance and Dodgers contracts.
Ohtani's donation aims to encourage kids to take up baseball, emphasizing the importance of starting with basic equipment like gloves. [ more ]
#conservative-party
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Police investigate allegedly racist remarks by biggest donor to Britain's Conservative government

Police investigating racist remarks by Conservative donor
Tory party under fire for handling of racist comments [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
UK politics

Tories should give up 10m Frank Hester donation, most voters say

More than half want Conservative party to return donation due to offensive remarks
Over 60% believe mainstream parties should not accept donations from those making offensive remarks. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Police investigate allegedly racist remarks by biggest donor to Britain's Conservative government

Police investigating racist remarks by Conservative donor
Tory party under fire for handling of racist comments [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
UK politics

Tories should give up 10m Frank Hester donation, most voters say

More than half want Conservative party to return donation due to offensive remarks
Over 60% believe mainstream parties should not accept donations from those making offensive remarks. [ more ]
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Cornell Chronicle
3 months ago
Books

Talk by Italian author on his writing and his papers donated to the library, March 26 | Cornell Chronicle

Elkann donated papers to Cornell University Library, providing resources for scholars of Italian literature.
Elkann's talk at Cornell will cover his motivations for the donation, insights into his historical novels, and interviewing prominent figures. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
Education

Whimsical San Francisco nonprofit scores $1 million from Amazon co-founder

826 Valencia received a $1 million donation from Yield Giving, benefiting writing programs for local students.
The nonprofit organization partners with local schools, provides homework help, and publishes students' writing. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
New York City

Flower power: NYC locals regain access to all of beloved garden after bruising legal battle

Community successfully regained control of community garden from real-estate developer after decade-long legal battle.
Real-estate developer agreed to donate purchased plot of land to the Children's Magical Garden in honor of his mother. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Wellness

Oprah Exits Weight Watchers Board After Admitting She Took Weight Loss Meds

Oprah Winfrey is leaving Weight Watchers after almost a decade, donating her stake to a museum.
Her departure comes after admitting to considering weight loss medications like Ozempic or Wegovy. [ more ]
#medical-school
Bronx Times
4 months ago
Education

'Worthy cause': Bronx Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $1B donation for free tuition - Bronx Times

Einstein College of Medicine received a $1 billion donation which ensures no student pays tuition again.
The donation will benefit over 100 students annually, helping train scientists and physicians. [ more ]
AP News
4 months ago
Education

$1B donation makes New York medical school tuition free and transforms students' lives

Generous donation removes tuition fees at a New York City medical school, benefiting students like Samuel Woo and Jade Andrade.
The $1 billion donation from Ruth Gottesman provides financial relief and opens doors for low-income students pursuing medical careers. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Education

Tuition will be free at a New York City medical school thanks to a $1 billion gift

Dr. Ruth Gottesman donated $1 billion to Albert Einstein College of Medicine, eliminating tuition costs for students.
The donation will attract diverse students and allow them to pursue projects freely. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Education

Ruth Gottesman's $1 Billion Donation Makes Med School Free | Entrepreneur

Medical school students often graduate with significant debt.
Dr. Ruth Gottesman's $1 billion donation to Albert Einstein School of Medicine will make tuition-free education possible. [ more ]
The Daily Beast
4 months ago
Education

This Medical School Is Now Free Thanks to Professor's $1 Billion Donation

Former medical school professor donates $1 billion to make tuition free at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Donor, Ruth Gottesman, hopes the donation will widen the pipeline for med school applicants. [ more ]
Bronx Times
4 months ago
Education

'Worthy cause': Bronx Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $1B donation for free tuition - Bronx Times

Einstein College of Medicine received a $1 billion donation which ensures no student pays tuition again.
The donation will benefit over 100 students annually, helping train scientists and physicians. [ more ]
AP News
4 months ago
Education

$1B donation makes New York medical school tuition free and transforms students' lives

Generous donation removes tuition fees at a New York City medical school, benefiting students like Samuel Woo and Jade Andrade.
The $1 billion donation from Ruth Gottesman provides financial relief and opens doors for low-income students pursuing medical careers. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Education

Tuition will be free at a New York City medical school thanks to a $1 billion gift

Dr. Ruth Gottesman donated $1 billion to Albert Einstein College of Medicine, eliminating tuition costs for students.
The donation will attract diverse students and allow them to pursue projects freely. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Education

Ruth Gottesman's $1 Billion Donation Makes Med School Free | Entrepreneur

Medical school students often graduate with significant debt.
Dr. Ruth Gottesman's $1 billion donation to Albert Einstein School of Medicine will make tuition-free education possible. [ more ]
The Daily Beast
4 months ago
Education

This Medical School Is Now Free Thanks to Professor's $1 Billion Donation

Former medical school professor donates $1 billion to make tuition free at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Donor, Ruth Gottesman, hopes the donation will widen the pipeline for med school applicants. [ more ]
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#student-debt
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Education

Moment Bronx medical students find out school will be tuition-free video

$1bn donation for tuition-free medical education at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Diversity and student debt at Einstein's medical school [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Education

Donation of $1bn cancels tuition fees at NYC medical school

Free medical education in NY's worst-performing borough funded by $1bn donation.
Largest gift to a medical school in the US, eliminating tuition fees for current and future students. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Education

Moment Bronx medical students find out school will be tuition-free video

$1bn donation for tuition-free medical education at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Diversity and student debt at Einstein's medical school [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Education

Donation of $1bn cancels tuition fees at NYC medical school

Free medical education in NY's worst-performing borough funded by $1bn donation.
Largest gift to a medical school in the US, eliminating tuition fees for current and future students. [ more ]
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#medical-education
USA TODAY
4 months ago
Education

Billionaire widow donates $1 billion to cover tuition at a Bronx medical school forever

Ruth Gottesman donated $1 billion to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, the largest donation to a medical school ever.
The donation will enable the college to attract more students committed to their mission and support projects that would otherwise be prohibitive. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Education

Massive $1 billion donation to Albert Einstein College of Medicine will provide free tuition

$1 billion donation for free tuition at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Immediate effect on fourth-year students and future graduates. [ more ]
USA TODAY
4 months ago
Education

Billionaire widow donates $1 billion to cover tuition at a Bronx medical school forever

Ruth Gottesman donated $1 billion to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, the largest donation to a medical school ever.
The donation will enable the college to attract more students committed to their mission and support projects that would otherwise be prohibitive. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Education

Massive $1 billion donation to Albert Einstein College of Medicine will provide free tuition

$1 billion donation for free tuition at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Immediate effect on fourth-year students and future graduates. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Duchess of Sussex makes touching tribute in honour of late dear friend' as charity opens new London wing

A new rescue wing named after animal behaviorist Oli Juste was created at Mayhew in honor of Meghan's donation.
Meghan paid tribute to Oli Juste in a personal video message played at the unveiling of the new wing at Mayhew's center. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Coinbase's GiveCrypto Donates $3.6 Million To Brink To Fund Bitcoin Developers

GiveCrypto, founded by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, has donated $3.6 million to Brink, a non-profit organization funding Bitcoin developers.
Brink aims to provide financial support and mentorship to Bitcoin developers working on open-source development through fellowships and grants.
The donation from GiveCrypto will support Brink in funding Bitcoin developers and driving innovation in the Bitcoin ecosystem. [ more ]
#brooklyn
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Media lab at Red Hook Recreation Center gets $100,000 upgrade * Brooklyn Paper

The Red Hook Recreation Center in Brooklyn has unveiled a newly-enhanced media lab that was funded by a $100,000 donation from Amazon.
The media lab is equipped with recording booths, editing software, cameras, iPads, and computers, and will be staffed by a Media Education Instructor. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Cluck yeah! Raising Cane's opens new location in Downtown Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper

Raising Cane's has opened its fourth New York City location in Brooklyn's Fulton Mall.
The new location was celebrated with a disco-themed party featuring free entertainment and giveaways. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Brooklyn

Going the distance for the Guild: Bay Ridge nonprofit celebrates $200K City Council donation * Brooklyn Paper

The Guild for Exceptional Children, a nonprofit in southern Brooklyn, received a $226,000 donation from the City Council.
The funds will support and expand the organization's art, music, and autism awareness programs. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Media lab at Red Hook Recreation Center gets $100,000 upgrade * Brooklyn Paper

The Red Hook Recreation Center in Brooklyn has unveiled a newly-enhanced media lab that was funded by a $100,000 donation from Amazon.
The media lab is equipped with recording booths, editing software, cameras, iPads, and computers, and will be staffed by a Media Education Instructor. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Cluck yeah! Raising Cane's opens new location in Downtown Brooklyn * Brooklyn Paper

Raising Cane's has opened its fourth New York City location in Brooklyn's Fulton Mall.
The new location was celebrated with a disco-themed party featuring free entertainment and giveaways. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Brooklyn

Going the distance for the Guild: Bay Ridge nonprofit celebrates $200K City Council donation * Brooklyn Paper

The Guild for Exceptional Children, a nonprofit in southern Brooklyn, received a $226,000 donation from the City Council.
The funds will support and expand the organization's art, music, and autism awareness programs. [ more ]
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SFGATE
5 months ago
San Francisco

San Francisco saves big on infamous Noe Valley public restroom

Residents objected to the initial estimated cost of $1.7 million for the public restroom.
Volumetric Building Companies and Public Restroom Company offered to cover the building and installation costs, saving San Francisco $425,000. [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Education

Law School May Receive Name Change After 'Historic' Charitable Donation

Southern Illinois University School of Law received a $10 million donation to change its name to the Southern Illinois University Simmons Law School.
The donation is described as a 'transformational gift' that will empower the law school to advance its mission and have an even greater impact. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

UCLA doubles down on ethnic studies expansion amid fraught national politics

Morgan Chu, an attorney who grew up in the US, never learned about the history of Asian Americans in school.
Chu and his wife, Helen, donated $10 million to create endowed chairs for ethnic studies at UCLA. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
5 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers Video: Joe & Ashley Kelly Dance Battle Corona High School Students

The Los Angeles Dodgers participated in the Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour and visited Corona High School.
Joe and Ashley Kelly, alumni of Corona High School, were part of a pep rally and dance battle with students. [ more ]
San Francisco Chronicle
5 months ago
San Francisco

Billionaire and former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg donates $200,000 to Breed's S.F. mayoral race

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is supporting San Francisco Mayor London Breed's reelection with a $200,000 donation.
Other big donors in the race include Mimi Haas, who has given $1 million to support her son's candidacy against Breed. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
San Francisco

Fashion Bulletin: Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown auctions stylish wardrobe for good cause

Willie Brown, former mayor of San Francisco, has donated a portion of his wardrobe to San Francisco Bay Goodwill.
The proceeds from the sale of the clothes will go towards funding job and career training for people in need. [ more ]
Miami Herald
5 months ago
Miami

Inter Miami owner sold his Pinecrest mansion for $13.9M. Here's what will happen to it

Inter Miami owner Jorge Mas sold his Miami-area home for $13.9 million to the village of Pinecrest.
The estate will be turned into a park and named Aleyda Mas after Mas' wife. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
Chelsea

London charity tackling cost of living crisis gets 25,000 donation after Omaze house draw

The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation received a donation from Omaze to support local projects helping those in need.
Despite being one of the richest boroughs in the UK, over 23% of Kensington and Chelsea’s neighborhoods are among the poorest in England and Wales. [ more ]
Steelers Depot
5 months ago
Pittsburgh Steelers

Depot After Dark: Steelers Big Donation, Weddle On Big Ben, Team Responds To Snub

Pittsburgh Steelers donated $29,500 to Ronald McDonald House of Pittsburgh for recording 59 sacks this season.
Former NFL safety Eric Weddle expressed support for Ben Roethlisberger and urged fans to appreciate what he has done. [ more ]
#education
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Education

James Dyson's 6m donation to primary school approved despite concerns

Sir James Dyson has received approval for his 6m donation to expand a local state primary school in Wiltshire.
The donation will fund a first-class science, technology, engineering, art and maths (Steam) centre and additional classrooms. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Education

Ministers approve Sir James Dyson's 6m donation to state primary school

Sir James Dyson has received approval from the government to donate £6 million to his local state primary school for the construction of a STEM and arts center.
The expansion at the school will include purpose-built rooms for design, technology, art, science, and mathematics-based activities, as well as additional classrooms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Education

Billionaire couple gives Spelman College largest-ever single donation to an HBCU

Billionaire couple donates $100 million to Spelman College, the largest-ever single donation to an HBCU.
$75 million will be used to endow scholarships and the rest will go towards other purposes, including public policy and improving student housing. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Education

James Dyson's 6m donation to primary school approved despite concerns

Sir James Dyson has received approval for his 6m donation to expand a local state primary school in Wiltshire.
The donation will fund a first-class science, technology, engineering, art and maths (Steam) centre and additional classrooms. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Education

Ministers approve Sir James Dyson's 6m donation to state primary school

Sir James Dyson has received approval from the government to donate £6 million to his local state primary school for the construction of a STEM and arts center.
The expansion at the school will include purpose-built rooms for design, technology, art, science, and mathematics-based activities, as well as additional classrooms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Education

Billionaire couple gives Spelman College largest-ever single donation to an HBCU

Billionaire couple donates $100 million to Spelman College, the largest-ever single donation to an HBCU.
$75 million will be used to endow scholarships and the rest will go towards other purposes, including public policy and improving student housing. [ more ]
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Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Los Angeles

Aviator restored plane with hopes of using it as a training tool. Theft torched his dream

An aircraft mechanic and flight school owner in Torrance, California had spent 10-12 years rebuilding and converting a vintage aircraft into a teaching tool to donate to a nonprofit organization in Nepal.
The plane, along with tools, parts, and an Airstream trailer, was stolen and later found stripped and destroyed in Long Beach. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Education

Spelman College Receives $100 Million Donation In Largest Single Gift To HBCU

Billionaire couple donates $100 million to Spelman College, the largest-ever single donation to a historically Black college or university.
$75 million will be used to endow scholarships, while the rest will be used for other purposes such as developing an academic focus on public policy and democracy and improving student housing. [ more ]
The Atlantic
6 months ago
US news

A Memorial at the Barn

The barn where Emmett Till was murdered will be converted into a memorial.
TV producer Shonda Rhimes has donated to the Emmett Till Interpretive Center to purchase and convert the barn. [ more ]
MarTech
6 months ago
Business intelligence

New AI-powered martech releases: Dec. 14 | MarTech

The Food Group agency has launched a campaign to donate meals to Feeding America in exchange for 'knitting' a holiday sweater with gen AI.
Several companies have released upgrades and features related to AI technology. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
US news

'The most meaningful and fulfilling action of my life': Kraft donates another $100 million to fight antisemitism

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is matching a $100 million donation to his Foundation to Combat Antisemitism, aiming to expand its efforts.
The donation comes at a time when antisemitism is on the rise, with the FBI warning that it is reaching 'historic levels.' [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
US politics

Top Democratic Donor, Reid Hoffman, Gives $250,000 to a Nikki Haley Super PAC

Reid Hoffman, a major Democratic donor and co-founder of LinkedIn, has donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Nikki Haley as an alternative to Donald Trump in the 2024 Republican primary race.
The donation from a prominent Democrat to a Republican super PAC is rare and could lead to backlash. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
7 months ago
Apple

Apple Watch Series 9 (Product) Red announced

Apple introduces a new (Product) Red color option for the Apple Watch Series 9.
Proceeds from select in-app purchases and purchases made with Apple Pay will be donated to the Global Fund. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Chicago

Daywatch: The Malort of holiday shows

The Sue Ling Gin Foundation has donated $21 million to Chicago CRED, a nonprofit organization focused on reducing gun violence in underserved neighborhoods.
The donation is the foundation's largest Chicago-based donation and is considered a transformational gift for Chicago CRED. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Public health

Egypt Wiped Out Hepatitis C. Now It Is Trying to Help the Rest of Africa.

Egypt has successfully cured a large portion of its population of hepatitis C through a public health campaign and discounted drugs.
The Ghanaian government received a donation of medications for hepatitis C from Egypt, allowing patients like Sulemana Musah to receive free treatment and be cured. [ more ]
NESN.com
7 months ago
Boston Bruins

Bruins Carry Out Thanksgiving Tradition After Win Over Panthers

Charlie McAvoy continues the Bruins' tradition of donating Thanksgiving pies to local organizations in the Greater Boston Area.
McAvoy was joined by teammate Kevin Shattenkirk this year to distribute 400 pies.
The tradition was started in 2008 and has been carried on by former Bruins players such as Zdeno Chara. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
New York City

He Lived a Frugal Life. Then He Left Millions to His New Hampshire Town.

Geoffrey Holt, a caretaker in Hinsdale, New Hampshire, left his adopted hometown $3.8 million in his will.
Holt had kept his wealth a secret, surprising many in the town after his death.
Holt's donation will have a long-lasting impact on the community and is seen as a testament to his desire to give back. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Lord Sainsbury's daughter gives Labour 1m

Labour has received a £1m donation from Fran Perrin, the daughter of Lord Sainsbury, making it the party's largest ever donation from a female backer.
Perrin donated the large sum to help Keir Starmer and Rachel Reeves restore Britain's standing in the world after damage done by the Conservatives. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
Graphic design

Vans release new collection to celebrate Pride Month 2024

Vans released a 2024 Pride collection celebrating LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
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