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Professor Lord Bhattacharyya has committed to a five-year programme of personal donations to the University of Warwick that will create a fund worth around £1m to support research.

This is thought...

News (International)

The Ford Foundation last week announced a new $100m (£60m) initiative to ‘transform’ secondary education in urban schools across the country, saying it wants to...

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation presented its tenth annual Access to Learning Award of $1m (£620,000) to the Columbian ...

News (UK)

One of a Florida university’s biggest donors says he cannot honour a 2007 pledged donation of $16m (£9.5m) to them because of the recession, reports The Associated...

News (International)

The biggest private donation to a medical research facility in Australian history has been made by Atlantic Philanthropies, the charitable foundation of media-shy multi-billion-dollar philanthropist ...

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Sixty million children from India’s slums will receive basic education in a hope "to end the cycle of poverty" and turn some into leaders, in a huge scale initiative funded...

News (UK)

St Andrews University, Scotland’s oldest university, is launching a private philanthropic fundraising campaign aimed at its alumni network to raise £100m to help it compete on the global stage, as...

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Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss-born entrepreneur, has pledged $125m (£72m) to Harvard University to create the Hansjörg Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

Wyss’s gift, which is the...

News (UK)

Oxford and Cambridge universities have received the largest donations in their histories: a total of £55m, from two former students.

Michael Moritz has donated £25m to Christ Church College, Oxford and...

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A fundraising campaign by Oxford University to raise £1.25bn from alumni and philanthropists is the biggest money-raising project by a European academic institution.

The aim is to pay for a major...

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