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UJA-Federation of New York’s 2014 Annual Campaign raised $146.9 million, an increase of $1.6 million compared to 2013. With an additional $27.6 million in planned giving and endowments and $11.5 million in capital gifts and special initiatives, total fundraising results for the year were $186 million. More than 51,000 donors contributed to the 2014 campaign.
Stop yelling at the IT guy; the Internet isn’t broken. Yet.
A New Jersey accountant was sentenced to 18 months in prison and will be barred from working in the tax preparation business for 10 years after his release. Kellar Covington, 62, of Hillside, N.J., admitted preparing false tax returns for clients by fabricating and inflating Schedule A itemized deductions, Schedule C expenses and Schedule E losses, “such as those for gifts to charity, job expenses and real estate losses.”
If direct mail is a science like biology, then acquisition package testing might be a more specific discipline like microbiology. No matter how you classify acquisition package testing, it is a science.
A change in tax code in Puerto Rico resulted in a net $5 million increase in donations and almost 20,000 more residents taking a charitable deduction on their tax forms in 2011 compared to 2010. Those are some results from an analysis of the tax change conducted by the Flamboyan Foundation, with offices in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.
INDIANAPOLIS — Amir Pasic will be the new dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. It is anticipated that he will be the first holder of the endowed Eugene R. Tempel Deanship, named for the retiring founding dean, once fundraising for it is completed.
More than $109 million (US) has been pledged in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) fundraising telecasts in the U.S. and Canada. The funds pledged toward the SU2C scientific model will be directed to collaborative research utilizing SU2C’s scientific oversight in both the United States and Canada.
Harvard University has received a gift of $350 million, the largest in the university’s history, from The Morningside Foundation in Newton, Mass. The gift will go to the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), which will be renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in honor of the late patriarch of the Morningside Foundation’s founding family. A formal announcement is coming later today.
The dean’s position at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is being endowed in honor of Eugene R. Tempel, the school’s founding dean. The Eugene R. Tempel Deanship is Indiana University’s first named, endowed deanship systemwide.
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