Sidney Kimmel Foundation Grants $110 Million to Thomas Jefferson University’s Medical College

The Sidney Kimmel Foundation, established by the son of a Philadelphia taxi driver, has donated $110 million to the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, which has been renamed the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. The foundation’s gift–the single largest donation in the school’s history–creates several endowments, including funds for faculty […]

Global Update: University of Calgary receives $200 Million from Geoffrey Cumming and the Government of Alberta

University of Calgary alumnus and entrepreneur Geoffrey A. Cumming is donating $100 million to advance medical research at his alma mater. In recognition of Cumming’s gift—the largest donation in the University of Calgary’s history–the University has renamed its medical school the Cumming School of Medicine. “Broadening our understanding of brain and mental health, or finding […]