Anonymous Donor Gives $100 Million to Dartmouth

Dartmouth College has announced an anonymous $100 million gift—the largest one-time donation in the liberal arts college’s history. As part of the gift’s challenge, fifty percent of each new contribution to Dartmouth will be matched until December 31, 2015. “This investment will support our goal of keeping Dartmouth best-in-class in teaching and learning and broaden […]

UCSF Receives Second $100 Million Gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff

Lynne and Marc Benioff, who launched salesforce.com from a rented apartment in San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill neighborhood, have committed a second $100 million gift to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for their children’s hospitals: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, formerly the Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland; and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San […]

Global Update: Westpac Commits $100 Million to Student Scholarships

Westpac, one of Australia’s largest banks and financial services providers, has established the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation with a $100 million commitment. The Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, which was created as a lead up to Westpac’s 200th anniversary in 2017, will initially support student scholarship programs at the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, and University of […]