Year in Review: 16 Gifts Greater Than or Equal to $100 Million Pledged to U.S. Colleges and Universities

In 2013, U.S. Colleges and Universities and affiliated organizations announced 16 new gifts, bequests, commitments, and pledges greater than or equal to $100 million. In total, these charitable commitments exceed more than $2.4 billion. Forward Legacy Trust predicts more charitable gifts of this magnitude will be announced in 2014, including legacy commitments to multi-billion capital […]

Muriel Block Estate Gift to Yeshiva’s Einstein College of Medicine Valued At More Than $150 Million

In April 2013, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University announced a bequest in excess of $150 million from Muriel L. Block. In recognition of the largest gift in Yeshiva’s history, the school will honor block and her late husband, Harold Block, by naming the Harold and Muriel Block Institute for Brain Research; […]