December 18, 2009, Philanthropy News Digest - Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, has announced a $30 million gift from the Danforth Foundation to establish and endow a center that will focus on the role of religion in politics in the United States.
Fulton, Mo., October 26, 2009, Los Angeles Times — One group started walking on Oct. 18 from Cal State Long Beach. The other set out a week earlier from Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.
Washington, September 24, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - With 9.7 percent of American workers unemployed—a figure that will probably hit 10 percent “and linger there until sometime next year“—demand for the services charities provide will continue to increase, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, Democratic of Missouri, told an audience today at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 39th Annual Legislative Conference, here.
August 7, 2009, The New York Times — Now that the Broadway producer Rocco Landesman is officially chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts — he was confirmed on Friday — his straight-talking style, Missouri roots and affinity for baseball and country music are expected to give him a leg up with many legislators.
WASHINGTON, DC, April 14, 2009 — The X PRIZE Foundation, a nonprofit organization that drives innovation through large incentive competitions, in collaboration with the WellPoint Foundation, one of the nation's largest private foundations, and WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the nation's largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership, announced today the initial competition design for a $10M+ Healthcare X PRIZE.
In a webinar last month titled "Positioning for Wealth Transfer," Campbell & Company Vice President Bruce Matthews talked about the need for organizations to prepare programs that take full advantage of this boon.