November 18, 2009, The New & Advance — The Virginia University of Lynchburg is launching the biggest fundraising effort in its history Thursday in support of the ongoing restoration of its campus.
October 9, 2009, Bloomberg — The price of immortality is cheaper these days in the wake of the financial crisis.
Launching a capital campaign, even in the best of times, is something that requires a good deal of courage and conviction. If you've ever been through one, you know what we're talking about! Given the current financial situation, it's not surprising then that many nonprofits are shelving their big fundraising plans in anticipation of the happier, more stable financial times that are surely coming … at some point in the future.
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 9, 2009 — Canary Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds research in early cancer detection, and Stanford University School of Medicine announced their commitment of $20 million to create the Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, a world-class research center dedicated to improving cancer early detection.
OAKVILLE, ON, June 3, 2009 — Sheridan College closed off an ambitious
three-year fundraising campaign by smashing through its goal of $30 million
and raising $37 million for its campuses in Oakville and Brampton. The Student
Capital Campaign was launched in 2006 with the goal of raising funds to meet
the space and technology demands of Sheridan's growing student body.
Milwaukee, WI, April 4, 2009 — After more than 1,000 feasibility interviews spanning three decades, consultant Gary J. Hubbell has come to believe that not every institution needs to hire counsel when planning their next campaign.
Dr. Kurt Amplatz invented a cardiac device that closes abnormal holes in children's hearts. Now, his daughter has donated $50 million to close a gap in the budget for the new University of Minnesota Children's Hospital.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital announced today that it has received a $50 million commitment from noted business leader, longtime supporter and Hospital Trustee Ronald P. Stanton. The gift will establish the Ronald P. Stanton Clinical Cancer Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, strengthening and expanding the Hospital's ability to provide patients with the very best cancer care.