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Plunging Stock Values Lead to Reduced Charitable Giving

Posted July 23, 2002

Foundations typically plan their grantmaking budgets based on a three-year rolling average of their assets, and some of the nation's top foundations began trimming their giving as early as last year....

Princeton University Sued Over Control of Robertson Foundation

Princeton University Sued Over Control of Robertson Foundation

Posted July 23, 2002

The Robertson family, who started the endowment fund for the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, has filed a lawsuit to take the fund away because it is dissatisfied with how the school is run....

September 11th Fund Announces New $200 Million Program

September 11th Fund Announces New $200 Million Program

Posted July 15, 2002

The Fund has announced that it will use its remaining $200 million to fund a program that provides ongoing assistance to the victims, families, and communities affected by the terrorist attacks and expands support services for underserved populations....