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Senate Reaches Compromise on Charity Bill

Posted February 8, 2002

The scaled-back bill would allow tax filers who do not itemize to claim a standard deduction for charitable donations and would provide larger tax deductions for corporate donations....

MacArthur Foundation Names New Board Chair

Posted February 2, 2002

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot succeeds John E. Corbally, who served as chair of the foundation's board from 1995 to 2002, and also served as the first president of the foundation....

Kauffman Foundation Appoints New President

Posted February 1, 2002

Carl J. Schramm succeeds Lou Smith, the foundation's current president and CEO, who announced more than a year ago that he planned to retire in 2002....

Nature Conservancy to Buy 97,000-Acre Ranch in Colorado

Nature Conservancy to Buy 97,000-Acre Ranch in Colorado

Posted February 1, 2002

The Nature Conservancy has signed an agreement to purchase the Baca Ranch, encompassing approximately 97,000 acres on the border of the Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Preserve in Colorado's San Luis Valley, for $31.28 million....