Showing posts with label NPUniversityFundraising. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NPUniversityFundraising. Show all posts

Monday, March 04, 2013

Colleges On Long Island Pull In Record Donations � CBS New York

Colleges On Long Island Pull In Record Donations � CBS New York: Five schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever, according to Newsday.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

UMass sets records for fundraising in fiscal year 2012 | masslive.com

UMass sets records for fundraising in fiscal year 2012 | masslive.com: AMHERST — The University of Masachusetts has reversed an ugly six-year trend in record-breaking fashion.

UMass announced its fundraising numbers from the 2012 fiscal year on Monday, reporting that the school took in $3.2 million in gifts, including $1.7 million in monetary gifts, a record amount of actual cash

Friday, April 27, 2012

15 tips to increase charitable giving in higher education | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional

15 tips to increase charitable giving in higher education | Higher Education Network | Guardian Professional: 15 tips to increase charitable giving in higher education

Our live chat on 'the future of philanthropy in higher education' covered the ways fundraising can contribute to university funding. Here, we sum up the advice from our panel

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Donations to colleges vary widely | The Clarion-Ledger | clarionledger.com

Donations to colleges vary widely | The Clarion-Ledger | clarionledger.com: Universities across the country enjoyed an increase in fundraising dollars last year, but donations to Mississippi's public institutions varied widely.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Why Colleges Can't Use Endowments to Lower Student Tuition | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

Why Colleges Can't Use Endowments to Lower Student Tuition | TIME Ideas | TIME.com: When the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) released its annual report on endowments last week, the big numbers grabbed headlines — Harvard’s endowment, the nation’s largest, grew 15%, to $31.7 billion. Less attention was directed to Southern Virginia University’s endowment of $574,000, which won’t provide too many scholarships at a place that costs more than $18,000 a year.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Struggling Saint Paul's College gets two major gifts | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Struggling Saint Paul's College gets two major gifts | Richmond Times-Dispatch: With the gift of a $500,000 challenge grant, Saint Paul's College has launched an effort to raise $5 million by the end of June to ensure the survival of the historically black school in Lawrenceville.

Without the grant from philanthropist Jane Batten, "we probably wouldn't have a chance" of meeting the requirements necessary to retain accreditation, the college's new interim president, Eddie N. Moore Jr., said Monday after a luncheon in Richmond honoring Batten.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Area college donations hold steady | timesfreepress.com

Area college donations hold steady | timesfreepress.com: Charitable giving to colleges and universities nationwide is looking better but it hasn't fully recovered from a 12 percent decrease in 2009 -- the highest drop in more than three decades.

"A significant recovery depends a lot on the economy," said Ann Kaplan, director of the Voluntary Support of Education survey, which tracks private giving to higher education and private k-12.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Abilene colleges report charitable giving is up � Abilene Reporter-News

Abilene colleges report charitable giving is up � Abilene Reporter-News: Abilene's four-year universities said that giving has generally trended up of late — in many cases soundly beating national trends, where growth was fairly small.

Donations to higher education as a whole rose 0.5 percent during the 2010 fiscal year, according to findings of the annual Voluntary Support of Education Survey

Monday, August 22, 2011

Donors give record amount to UW

Donors give record amount to UW: A sluggish economy didn’t stop the University of Wyoming from collecting a record $43.1 million in private contributions during the last fiscal year.

More than 24,000 donors gave to the school, which raised more than $40 million in private contributions for only the second time in its history, according to the university. The contributions include gifts to Wyoming Public Media and the Cowboy Joe Club.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Contributions, influence of 'angel donors' quietly buoying many US universities | The Republic

Contributions, influence of 'angel donors' quietly buoying many US universities | The Republic: "As the economy has made fundraising more challenging in recent years, some universities are being buoyed by longtime angel donors whose quiet philanthropy is plugging budget holes. Their gifts occasionally come so anonymously that the schools do not even know their benefactors' identities right away."

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Giving Graduates For Educational Institutions - TheNonProfitTimes

Giving Graduates For Educational Institutions - TheNonProfitTimes: "Fundraisers at educational institutions estimate that donations during the academic year that ended June 30, 2011, increased by 4.7 percent compared to the previous year, according to survey results released today by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Washington, D.C. They also predicted further growth of 5.5 percent for the academic year that began July 1, 2011."

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

News: Themselves to Blame? - Inside Higher Ed

News: Themselves to Blame? - Inside Higher Ed: "Themselves to Blame?
July 12, 2011

CHICAGO -- The ever-so-modest increase in contributions to colleges (0.5 percent) from 2009 to 2010 was cheered by many fund-raisers, since it represented much better news than the 11.9 percent decline from the year before. But at a presentation here at the annual gathering of senior fund-raising officials of the Council for Advancement and Support for Education, speakers suggested that alumni giving rates are not going to rebound -- and that a big reason why can be found in young alumni, and in the strategies colleges use to woo them."

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Daily Journal - APNewsBreak: New UConn president donates $100,000 to launch student scholarship fund

Daily Journal - APNewsBreak: New UConn president donates $100,000 to launch student scholarship fund: "HARTFORD, Conn. — The University of Connecticut's new president and her husband are donating $100,000 of their own money to launch a scholarship program, saying they want to help needy UConn students and hope to highlight how important philanthropy is to the school's future."

Yale Fundraising: $3.881 Billion - Courant.com

Yale Fundraising: $3.881 Billion - Courant.com: "At a time when states are struggling to get out of the red, unemployment remains stubbornly high, and money is scarce, Yale University just concluded its largest fundraising campaign ever on June 30 with $3.881 billion raised over seven years.

Thomas Conroy, Yale spokesman, said it is particularly remarkable that the campaign exceeded its goal — $3.5 billion — during a time that 'coincided with a difficult economic downturn.'"

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Tufts completes record fundraising campaign - Boston.com

Tufts completes record fundraising campaign - Boston.com: "The school reported on Wednesday that it raised $1.2 billion for its 'Beyond Boundaries' campaign."

Monday, June 13, 2011

Fundraising bucks national trends - News

Fundraising bucks national trends - News: "Annual giving increased 9 percent in 2011, with annual donations to the University topping $5.3 million as of June 6.

Annual giving - all directly-solicited gifts of up to $25,000 - represents 5.7 percent of the $92 million raised by GW so far this year. Complete fundraising totals will not be calculated until after the end of the fiscal year, June 30."

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Secret Admirers Give University $100 Million - WSJ.com

Secret Admirers Give University $100 Million - WSJ.com: "In a twist on a higher-education mystery, anonymous donors once again have bestowed riches on Kalamazoo, Mich.

The city's Western Michigan University said Tuesday that it received $100 million from anonymous donors to establish a medical school. WMU ranked it the seventh-largest cash gift ever to a public university."

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Wexner, Limited foundation to give OSU $100 million | The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State University is about to receive the largest gift in its history.

Leslie H. Wexner, his wife and the foundation of the company he founded will donate $100 million to the university in what OSU President E. Gordon Gee calls "a transformative moment" for the school.

Wexner, Limited foundation to give OSU $100 million | The Columbus Dispatch

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Study shows that athletic success, media hype negatively impact academic donations - Oregon Daily Emerald - News

Study shows that athletic success, media hype negatively impact academic donations - Oregon Daily Emerald - News: "Over the past decade, outright donations for the University's current operations routed to athletics have increased threefold, while similar gifts to academic divisions have seen barely any growth.

According to data retrieved from the Council for Aid to Education, a New York City-based nonprofit established to conduct higher education policy research, the University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics received $5.6 million worth of outright donations in 2000, increasing more than 200 percent to $18.1 million in 2010. Donations to academic divisions during the same time period increased less than 12 percent from $4.3 million in 2000 to $4.9 million in 2010."

Friday, February 11, 2011

Donations to Tennessee colleges seesaw | The Tennessean | tennessean.com

Donations to Tennessee colleges seesaw | The Tennessean | tennessean.com: "In a bad economy, colleges need every penny they can raise. But nothing makes it harder to raise money than a bad economy.

Even so, Tennessee colleges and universities received hundreds of millions of dollars worth of donations in 2010. That's money the schools rely on for everything from scholarships to building projects."