August 27, 2009 — University of Notre Dame graduates Mark W. and Stacey Miller Yusko of Chapel Hill, N.C., have made a $35 million gift to their alma mater to establish a new undergraduate scholarship program.
April 8, 2009 — Edward Hirsch, the president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, announced today that in its eighty-fifth annual competition for the United States and Canada the Foundation has awarded 180 Fellowships to artists, scientists, and scholars. The successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.
Targeting Attitudes in the African-American Donor Base Nov. 29, 2005 By Abny Santicola Courting African-Americans as potential donors to your organization isn't as easy as just learning what differentiates them and their charitable habits from their counterparts of other ethnic backgrounds. It's a start, but you can't stop there. As a demographic, African-Americans are not a homogenous group, according to Sonya Suarez-Hammond, director of Yankelovich Inc., a Chapel Hill, N.C.-based database/segmentation-solutions provider. Yankelovich breaks down the African-American donor/consumer base into the following six segments: 1) Emulators. Typically students who identify with the young, urban trendsetters within the black culture. They see themselves