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Andy Warhol Foundation Gives $600,000 to New York City Arts Groups

Posted January 28, 2002

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has announced $600,000 in grants to New York City arts groups located below 14th Street that have been severely affected by the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan....

Perception Gap Between Public and September 11 Victims Widens

Perception Gap Between Public and September 11 Victims Widens

Posted January 25, 2002

A significant portion of the American public believes the families of those killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks will benefit economically, but some victims say the notion that they will become rich is a misperception....

Cause-Related Marketing Increases After September 11

Posted January 19, 2002

Cause-related marketing, whereby companies connect themselves to a good cause by contributing a portion of product sales to charity, has steadily gained in popularity in the last fifteen years and especially since the September 11 attacks....

Eli Broad Pledges Significant Donation to LA Art Museum

Eli Broad Pledges Significant Donation to LA Art Museum

Posted January 19, 2002

Philanthropist and renowned art collector Eli Broad has pledged a significant donation to help fund the construction of new buildings for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, though an exact figure hasn't been released....

Group Issues Recommendations for Faith-Based Initiative

Posted January 18, 2002

A group of civil libertarians, lawyers, and religious leaders has released a set of recommendations for President Bush's faith-based initiative, which aims to expand government support of religious-based social services....

Save the Children Criticizes GAVI Vaccination Program

Save the Children Criticizes GAVI Vaccination Program

Posted January 16, 2002

Save the Children, the London-based charity, has issued a report asserting that the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations, an organization heavily-funded by the Gates Foundation, is doing more to market vaccines than to combat disease....

September 11th Fund Disburses $154.3 Million in 2001

September 11th Fund Disburses $154.3 Million in 2001

Posted January 14, 2002

The September 11th Fund has announced that, as of December 31, it had made grants totaling $154.3 million to help the victims, families, and communities affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks....

Long Family Pledges $10 Million to Help Hispanic Youth in Texas

Posted January 14, 2002

Joe R. Long and Teresa Lozano Long have pledged $10 million to establish an endowment at the Long Foundation to help Hispanic youth in Texas through America's Promise, the national program started by General Colin Powell to help disadvantaged youth....

Joyce Foundation Appoints New President

Joyce Foundation Appoints New President

Posted January 13, 2002

Ellen Alberding will take over the presidency of the Joyce Foundation in February, succeeding Paula DiPerna, who resigned last November....