April 27, 2011

Leveraging Networks to Provide Disaster Relief

RE: Philanthropy

By Sally Migliore
4/26/11

The North Carolina Community Foundation recently activated a disaster relief fund to leverage resources across the state and beyond to support victims of deadly storms on April 16th.
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New York Community Trust Awards $1.3 Million for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Testing Initiatives

Philanthropy News Digest

4/27/11

The New York Community Trust has announced grants totaling $1.3 million to twenty-six organizations working to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and improve care for those with the disease.
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Key Facts on Community Foundations

Philantopic

4/26/11

Although 2010 marked the first consecutive-year decline in community foundation giving since 1981, a majority of community foundations say their giving will increase or hold steady in 2011, a new Foundation Center report finds.
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New York Plans Charity Law Reform to Cut Red Tape

Reuters

By Michelle Nichols
4/26/11

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced plans on Tuesday to reform cumbersome laws and regulations burdening the state’s charities in a bid to ease what he called a looming funding crisis. Schneiderman said he would form a working group of nonprofit, government and labor representatives to develop proposals and recommend reforms. He also appealed to New York City’s corporate leaders to take a role.
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Social Donations in China Hit 70 Bln Yuan in 2010: Report

People’s Daily Online

4/27/11

Social donations in China reached an unprecedented 70 billion yuan (10.7 billion U.S. dollars) in 2010, more than double the amount donated in 2009, said a report published by a government think-tank on Tuesday.
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Petersen Museum Gets $100 Million Gift from Founders

Autoweek

By Mark Vaughn
4/26/2011

In one of the most generous acts of philanthropy ever bestowed on such an institution, the Petersen Automotive Museum has received a gift of $100 million from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation.
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