Tag archive for ‘Philanthropy’
Jewish Business News Correspondent On Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Wharton Israeli MBA Students To Get Full Scholarships

  Distinguished Wharton School of business in Philadelphia is now offering full scholarships to Israeli MBA students. The money for the scholarships comes from a $10 million endowment made by the Yuri and More...

Contributing Author On Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Impact Philanthropy Means Measurable Results

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to meet with a potential donor who was interested in funding the construction of a new dormitory complex at a leading Israeli university.  Prior to our meeting, we sent More...

Ido Biran On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Gilbert, Ross each donate $5 million largest gifts in Wayne Law history

    Real estate developers, who owns the Miami Dolphins Stephen Ross and Dan Gilbert founder of Quicken Loans and owns the Cleveland Cavaliers, are each donating $5 million to Wayne State University More...

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Ilan Shavit On Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg sells $95 million in Facebook shares for philanthropy

  Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made his first big share sale to fund his family’s philanthropic initiative,  an SEC filing on Friday shows. The sale of more than 760, 000 shares of More...

News Brief On Saturday, January 16th, 2016

After Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg donates $31 million to charity

  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO has pledged to donate $31 million in Facebook stock to charity. According to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) document, Sandberg has donated 290, 000 shares More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Sue and Bill Gross commit $40 million to establish nursing school

The William and Sue Gross Family Foundation has committed $40 million to the University of California, Irvine to establish a nursing school and assist in the construction of a new building to house it. The More...

News Brief On Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Learning From Mistakes Crucial in Spend-Down of Facebook Fortune, Chan Says

  Priscilla Chan and her spouse, the Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, will hire a small, nimble, and visionary team of experts to guide the distribution of their $45 billion in philanthropy More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Innovative social volunteering platform: Help is on the way

Students from the Faculty of Computer Science at the Technion developed an innovative social volunteering platform that aids volunteers, volunteer organizations and those in need. The “Enoshi” (‘humane’ More...

Eli Horn On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Emergence of Young Philanthropists in Australia Shows Profound Generational Shift

Driven by a desire to live meaningful lives and play a bigger role in society, a new generation of philanthropists in Australia is embracing charity. While their forebears frequently donated funds to art galleries, More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

MDA Announces End of Its 60 Year Old Labor Day Telethon Famously Hosted by Jerry Lewis

– – After six decades, the annual Labor Day telethon for Muscular Dystrophy, known best for having been hosted by the comedy legend Jerry Lewis, is coming to an end. The Muscular Dystrophy More...

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