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And trying to figure out how I, as an amateur philanthropist, I'm trying to figure out how I can do that most effectively, given the realities of the time. Edwards: My last questions would be if you could give yourself some leadership or management advice, from what you learned in your career, and building ...
HAYS, Kan. - A wise man once said, "You don't know if you're winning if you don't keep score." That man was Bob Schmidt, former president and CEO of Eagle Communications in Hays. Schmidt died in August 2017, but his legend lives on. Because of the generosity of Schmidt and other longtime local ...

Surdna is invoking the phrase "next-generation" in a very literal sense. These grants are meant to foster a progressive tilt among "younger generations of philanthropists--whether they are high-net-worth individuals or trustees of family foundations." Surdna celebrated its centennial as a grantmaker in 2017, ...
Female philanthropists who want to give their children a sense of the responsibility that goes with wealth and to make them more socially engaged are emerging as key donors to charitable causes, an awards ceremony has heard. The traditional image of philanthropists as older men is being replaced by ...
The nearest thing you'll get to panto right now in London is the English National Opera's new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe. It's the highest camp in town: the combination of peers and fairies, a beautiful friendship between two earls - plus the appearance of what looks like Boris Johnson on a ...
With rising income inequality, the disruptive influence of the super-rich philanthropists is increasingly intersecting with the work of governments, allowing the few an immense and unchecked power, purportedly for the good of the many. Often, their reach extends even further. In the US, for instance, a parallel ...

How billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates Settle Disagreements. The spouses and Gates Foundation founders give insight into how their working partnership has evolved over time. 15 Ways to Command a Conversation Like a Boss · Next Article ...
Woodside resident and philanthropist Sanford Diller was a patron of the arts and a major benefactor to health care initiatives. And he built things -- apartments, playgrounds, and a real estate company that became a development and investment company and a West Coast institution. He died Feb. 2 at his ...
One such commentator is the entrepreneur and philanthropist John Caudwell. In some respects fairly apolitical (Caudwell has only offered financial support to a political candidate once in his life), his no-nonsense commentary has proven refreshing amidst the cacophony of mundane opinions that fill every ...
Harry W. Anderson, who with his wife Mary Margaret built a post-World War II American art collection unrivalled in the Bay Area, died at his home on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 7. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Mary Patricia Anderson "Putter" Pence. With their daughter, the Andersons gave a ...
The MP denied they referred to the billionaire financier and philanthropist, George Soros. The phrase can be translated either as "It was his turn," or as "This was Soros." The transformation of Soros, 87, from generous promoter of democracy, human rights and open borders in the former eastern bloc and ...
NPQ has written more than once about Patrick Soon-Shiong, reputedly the "richest doctor in the world." A so-called "philanthropist" with self-dealing tendencies, Soon-Shiong reportedly met several times with President Trump and was campaigning for the position of national "health czar." It would have ...
Three Chicago-area philanthropists have landed on the latest Philanthropy 50, the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual ranking of the biggest donations by individuals in 2017. The list was released this morning. Ranking 14th: Chicago entrepreneur Larry Gies and his wife, Beth. The couple donated $177.5 ...
Detroit - Detroit philanthropist Gretchen Valade has given more money to boost jazz studies at Wayne State University. The Detroit school announced Monday that Valade, a board member of Carhartt clothing and granddaughter of its founder, pledged $2 million for an additional performance space in ...
Gail Borden Public Library public relations Coordinator Liz Clemmons shows "Thanks Jack" lawn signs available for free at the downtown library and at the Rakow branch. The signs are a way to pay tribute to the late Elgin philanthropist Jack shales. (Mike Danahey / The Courier-News).
Is there anything Amazon won't do? The one-time online book retailer has steadily stretched its tentacles across vast swaths of the American marketplace, and its interests include numerous and disparate ventures, from health-conscious grocery stores to streaming Entertainment. And now, apparently ...

Clarke, who is leaving the Clark after nine years to return to the Art Institute of Chicago in her hometown, has curated a show featuring one of the world's finest private collections of drawings: those assembled by New York art dealer and philanthropist Eugene V. Thaw. Thaw donated his collection of more ...
Sara Berenson Stone, whose philanthropy and volunteerism in New Orleans spanned eight decades, died Saturday. She was 102. Stone grew up in Bogalusa, the child of Russian immigrants. Her father had fled the city of Bialystok after a violent pogrom there in which mobs and czarist army troops went ...
The daughter of a Bogalusa merchant and wife of a prominent New Orleans lawyer, Mrs. Stone was renowned and, in later years, honored for her years of generosity as a philanthropist. But she also was a hands-on volunteer. "We all want to be like her when we grow up," said Flo Schornstein, a longtime ...
Jon Huntsman Sr. -- the founder and former executive chairman of Huntsman Corp, -- died Friday at age 80, the Associated Press reported. He was the father of the U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr., and served as a finance chairman for Mitt Romney's presidential bids in 2008 and 2012. Business.
philanthropist Susie Buffett is serving as the ship sponsor of the USS Omaha, the navy's newest littoral combat ship. The daughter of billionaire Warren Buffett will participate in a traditional commissioning ceremony Saturday in San Diego. The Omaha World-Herald says the Berkshire Hathaway CEO will ...
As we've noted before in Inside Philanthropy, high-dollar science prizes are one way that philanthropists of a certain bent seek to drive innovation in areas they believe are being ignored by public institutions or big-name research funders. Most of the prizes seem to be about inventions with high cool ...
John Wood is founder of Room to Read, a global non-profit focused on literacy and girls' education. His latest book, Purpose, Incorporated, explores the growing shift from traditional free-market capitalism to the deep integration of purpose into the values and business models of today's companies.
Yorogo (UE), Jan 29, (Yidana), GNA - Mrs Juliana Atiah, a Ghanaian based in the United States of America (USA) has presented assorted items to Mama Laadi children's Home, at Yorogo in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region. The donations included; a box of key soap, bag of rice, ...
The Presidents Club, David Meller, and the rise of the education philanthropist. Meller's fall may be an extreme case, but the increasing involvement of businessmen in education raises wider concerns. Sign up to the Staggers Morning Call email *. By Freddie Whittaker · Print HTML. The Financial Times ...
Fifty years ago, on January 29th, 1968, the then-president Eamon de Valera and the then-taoiseach Jack Lynch entered a Protestant church for the first time in their official capacities. The occasion was the State funeral service in St Patrick's Cathedral, in Dublin, for Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, the first honorary ...
'He led the life every man should aspire to lead': Elgin philanthropist, businessman Jack shales dies at 87. Jack Shales ... A ubiquitous Elgin businessman and philanthropist was remembered Saturday as a devoted advocate for his community, as well as a caring man and tenacious charity fundraiser.
Milton and Connie Rock with Wilson Nieves at the 2017 Rock school for Dance education gala. by Harold Brubaker, Staff Writer @InqBrubaker | hbrubaker@phillynews.com. email @InqBrubaker. Harold Brubaker. Staff Writer. I write about the business side of health care, higher education, and the broader ...
Michael C. Kubly was an orthopedic surgeon and philanthropist who did not like to wear socks because of his diabetes and started every phone call with family and friends by saying, "Have you heard this joke?" "Even if you told him you had heard that one, he would tell it anyway," said Billie, his wife of 60 ...
The Orange County Community Foundation has announced the passing of prominent Orange County philanthropist Elizabeth (Betty) Richardson Steele of Lido Isle, who died peacefully from natural causes at age 96 at Hoag hospital on January 16, 2018. Steele and her husband, Richard, were among ...
MIAMI (WSVN) - Constance and Mike Fernandez received a prestigious award from the United Way of Miami-Dade, Thursday. They were presented with the Tocqueville Award for Outstanding Philanthropy, which recognizes those who contribute money, time and leadership to community causes. "We thank ...
Four months after Hurricane Maria devastated much of Puerto Rico, 450,000 people are still without power. Thousands of Americans have stepped up to help. In Charlottesville this weekend, some young philanthropists plan to do their part.
As if P.K. Subban needed to do anything else to convince fans he's one of a kind, the Predators defenseman appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Wednesday night to discuss his charitable work in his two hometowns, Montreal and Nashville. Looking as dapper as ever in his plaid suit, Subban ...
Toronto has more than 90 new, young philanthropists who have so far committed $570,000 to make the city a better place. They're part of a new program at Toronto Foundation called Vision 2020. Over two years, the philanthropists will meet with 10 service agencies and residents who have "historically ...
The Lundquists, who own a company that develops and manages four million square feet of commercial real estate, are among Southern California's leading philanthropists. Their donation is the largest individual donation ever made to Los Angeles schools, writes C-Suite Quarterly (CSQ). Often education ...
Two of Boston's premier hospitals on Monday received a combined $100 million gift from a telecommunications executive and his wife that they hope will revolutionize innovation and patient care. Boston children's Hospital and Brigham and women's Hospital each will get $50 million of the gift from Rob ...
When you think about Microsoft, Bill Gates typically comes to mind. However, there's another hero to this story. While Microsoft co-founder and childhood friend of Gates, Paul Allen, tends to stay out of the headlines, his contributions to the famous tech company -- and humanity -- are impressive. Related: 11 ...
But Hill says few might know that Burnett was actually a generous philanthropist. He says the 61-year-old often donated anonymously because he wasn't one for the spotlight. Hill says he'll cherish the good times he had with Burnett and the others who died in the crash. "We weren't blood related all of us, ...
Tecent Holdings co-founder Charles Chen left the Chinese tech giant to become full-time philanthropist in 2013. Yet compared to the U.S., not many billionaires in Asia donate to charity, at least openly. What stops them? CAPS pointed out burdens such as insufficient tax incentives and slow regulatory ...
Seattle -- Floyd Jones, a philanthropist who gave millions of dollars to local charitable efforts, died Jan. 5 at his home. He was 90. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested gifts to any charity. It's a reflection of the way Jones, of Seattle and Camano Island, lived. He made a fortune in the investment ...
Jack and Laura Dangermond have long been environmental philanthropists, although this is their first high-profile, publicly heralded gift. This was no accident. The Dangermonds have made it clear in interviews that the decision was motivated by a desire not only to save a precious part of the coast, but to ...
Ever since his ascension to the royal throne of the ancient kingdom of Okori in Eleme LGA of Rivers State, the Egbere Emere Okori 1 Eleme, His Royal Highness Appolus Chu has not relented in his efforts in transforming the once sleepy Okori kingdom to a very lively, busy and developed community, ...
J. Willis Johnson III, a San Angelo philanthropist and banker from a well-known area ranching family, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, at age 87. Funeral arrangements are pending at Robert Massie Funeral Home. Johnson's family had a long history in the area. His grandfather, the original J. Willis Johnson, was ...
In 2016, the country's top 50 philanthropists combined to give roughly $5.6 billion to various causes, according to an analysis of publicly made gifts by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2017, the top 10 givers alone almost doubled that sum, sharing $10.2 billion overall to various organizations, according to a ...
Two of the most generous philanthropists gave us an endorsement and the confidence we needed to raise money in our community. We have expanded our Sustainability, while also investing in our community. This donation will help individuals, their families and, in turn, our community," said Spalding.
education: Joyce graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor's degree in nutrition in 1962. Bill graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1958. The Cummings Foundation has distributed more than $200 million to Massachusetts nonprofits since its ...
And as a philanthropist, he was involved in a number of charitable endeavors, including Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and its cancer Care Center named for Batson, who is a survivor of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The hospital recently celebrated the center's 25th anniversary with a birthday party ...
The Internet Archive has been gifted $1 million in bitcoins as a donation to help fund the organization. The donation was given by an unnamed philanthropist via the Pineapple Fund, which has given money in the form of bitcoin to a variety of charities. Internet Archive is now the 14th entity to receive bitcoin ...
Yesterday, one post set the bitcoin subreddit on fire: An anonymous Bitcoiner who goes by the name of "Pine" announced that they are establishing the Pineapple Fund to donate 5,057 BTC, worth about $86 million at today's exchange rate, to charitable causes. "I'm very happy that I have held on to most of ...


 

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