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September 11th Fund Disburses Another $5.6 Million

September 11th Fund Disburses Another $5.6 Million

Posted January 29, 2002

The September 11th Fund has awarded twenty-four new grants totaling $5.6 million to organizations providing long-term services such as mental health counseling and health care to people who were affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11....

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....