The Boston Globe

Same-Sex Couples Make a Statement Through Arts Philanthropy
November 10, 2009

November 10, 2009, The Boston Globe There’s symbolism in philanthropy. When a couple donates money to an arts group, the biggest question - besides how much, of course - is how to be listed in the program. Mr. and Mrs.? First names for each? Hers first, or his?

Brandeis President to Step Down
September 25, 2009

WALTHAM, September 25, 2009, The Boston Globe - Brandeis University president Jehuda Reinharz, after months of sharp criticism over his financial stewardship and plans to close the university’s renowned Rose Art Museum, announced yesterday that he will resign at the end of the academic year.

Jewish Groups Facing Change
September 21, 2009

September 20, 2009, The Boston Globe — Since she was a child, Lauren Cherkas couldn’t wait to get to Temple Tifereth Israel.

Donations to Cancer Institute Hit $1 Billion
September 14, 2009

September 9, 2009, The Boston Globe ­­— A Dana-Farber Cancer Institute fund-raising campaign has hit the $1 billion mark a year earlier than expected - despite the ragged economy - setting what is believed to be a record for New England health care institutions.

For Philanthropy Courses, Students Become the Givers
June 25, 2009

WALTHAM, June 25, 2009, The Boston Globe — College students, many of whom spend the little extra cash they have on pizza and laundry, don’t fit the typical profile of a wealthy benefactor. But in a growing national movement, students enrolled in newly created philanthropy courses are steering thousands of dollars to local charities.

Globe, Times Foundations Suspend Future Grants
April 24, 2009

April 23, 2009, The Boston Globe — The Boston Globe Foundation, feeling economic pressure, will immediately suspend future grants and funding applications, said Globe publisher P. Steven Ainsley.

A World of Needs, a Dwindling Peace Corps
April 20, 2009

QUERÉTARO, Mexico, April 19, 2009, The Boston Globe — Watching proudly from the Rose Garden as the first team of young Peace Corps volunteers left in 1961 for two-year missions in Africa, President John F. Kennedy turned to his aide, Harris Wofford, and mulled the ambitious future for the international service organization he had just created.

Children's Hospital launches "Game-a-thon"
April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009, The Boston Globe — Children's Hospital Boston said its Generation Cures initiative has launched a "Game for Good" game-a-thon for tweens as part of its fund-raising efforts.

New President for Conservation Law Foundation
April 16, 2009

April 15, 2009, The Boston Globe — A long time Vermonter who served at the helm of the state’s Agency of Natural Resources has been chosen to head the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s most influential environmental group.

More Nonprofits Engage in Mergers for Survival
April 15, 2009

April 15, 2009, The Boston Globe — The two nonprofits always had a lot in common. Dorchester CARES Coalition for Families and Children and the Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts were founded five years apart by the same woman and set off on similar missions - family development. They collaborated on projects, and even shared space in a Bowdoin Street building.