LADY LYNN FORESTER DE ROTHSCHILD Launch 18-Months Inclusive Capitalism Project with Top Leaders
October 23, 2018
The Initiative, announced at Aspen Festival by Lady Rothschild and Mark Weinberger Ernest & Young Global Chairman, will bring together top CEOs from over 20 global companies, representing more than £16 Trillion of assets under management, to work on a proof of concept to encourage and measure long-term value creation for our society.
USA: Legendery NYC Hedge Fund Manager John A. Paulson Donates Business School £257,000,000
August 06, 2018
PAULSON, the son of Romanian Jewish migrants has built a £12bn investment management company. Today, money-manager provided the top ivy league school, Harvard University with their largest gift in history.
EUROPE: Ronald S. Lauder Foundation Builds Jewish Education Centres In 17 Countries
June 12, 2018
THE RONALD S. LAUDER FOUNDATION is supporting Jewish education in Central and Eastern Europe. Founded in 1987, the Foundation has created, managed, funded and partnered kindergartens, schools, youth centres, holiday camps and institutions of higher education. With flagship projects in Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania and in Russia, the Foundation reached over 30,000 children in 25 years.
ISRAEL: Dr Howard & Lottie Marcus Donate £308,000,000 To Ben-Gurion University
April 22, 2018
NEW ISRAELI RECORD the American Associates of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) announced a substantial donation of approximately £308m from the estate of Dr. Howard and Lottie Marcus from San Diego, California. Lottie Marcus died this past December at age 99, just two months short of her 100th birthday, while Howard died in 2014 at the incredible age of 104.
AUSTRALIA: Gandel Family Provides Victoria Museum With Its Largest Single Donation
January 24, 2018
CHILDREN THAT VISIT the Melbourne Museum in Australia will soon have a million reasons to smile with the development of a new children’s gallery. Museum Victoria announced a £1m partnership with one of Australia’s largest private family foundations, Gandel Philanthropy, to develop the new play space. The partnership is the single largest gift from an individual in Victoria Museum’s history.
USA: UJA-Federation of New York Raises £159,000,000 Worth of Donations - Increase From Last Year
September 20, 2017
FOR THE FOURTH YEAR in a row, UJA-Federation of New York has raised more money in its annual campaign than the previous year and raised a total of £115m, an increase of £1.9m over last year. In addition to the annual campaign, the UJA- Federation recorded £29.5m through planned giving and endowments and has raised £11.3m for capital projects and special initiatives. Total fundraising achieved £159m.