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Stop Universities From Hoarding Money - The New York Times

Stop Universities From Hoarding Money – The New York Times.

By VICTOR FLEISCHER

In contrast, of the $1 billion the endowment contributed to the university’s operating budget, only $170 million was earmarked for tuition assistance, fellowships and prizes. 53 more words

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Legacy

Attending Michigan State University and graduating with a baccalaureate degree were my most significant accomplishment in my early life.  After I established my professional career, in an effort to ‘give back’, I became involved in the local and national alumni associations and have done so in some capacity for over 35 years. 876 more words

A Structured Savings Plan

Drawing up a savings plan doesn’t need to be a complicated process when it comes to how to prioritise your savings. We’ve suggested using the… 929 more words

Your Money

The Hewlett Foundation and fossil fuels

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, one of the US’s biggest and most influential foundations, has taken a small step to distance itself from financing fossil fuels. 775 more words

Foundations

Screen Guards And Pouches: The Wrong Impression

Okay, you possess several smart devices: iPhone 6, Blackberry Passport and even an iPad

Even though they weren’t bought from the sweat of your brow and the prices could go a long way to help your poor dad… 256 more words

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Why won't foundations divest from fossil fuels?

In an opinion piece for the Chronicle of Philanthropy last spring headlined Foundations Must Move Fast to Fight Climate Change, Larry Kramer, the president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Carol S. 1,124 more words

Foundations

Mackintosh Foundation provides $30,000 endowment to UIU

The Henry George Mackintosh Foundation has provided a $30,000 endowment for the establishment of the Martha M. Moeller Scholarship Fund at Upper Iowa University. The Houston-based Foundation includes directors Pete Mackintosh and Rob Mackintosh, sons of Henry Mackintosh and grandchildren of Martha Moeller, who attended UIU as a student in the 1890s. 659 more words

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