FedEx embraces environmental philanthropy…

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FedEx embraces environmental philanthropy

FedEx Corp. is teaming with the World Resources Institute develop sustainable transportation projects in Mexico City and other cities in Mexico in an effort the transport and logistics giant calls “environmental philanthropy,” The New York Times reported Feb. 10 (see environmental philanthropy story).

Princeton now forecasting investment growth

As financial markets revive, Princeton University, fourth-wealthiest college in the U.S., increased by 10 percent from zero a year ago the forecast for investment gains by its endowment, BusinessWeek reported Feb. 10 (see Princeton endowment story).

University of Iowa Foundation plans $1 billion campaign

The University of Iowa Foundation is planning a comprehensive campaign to raise over $1 billion, The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported Feb. 11 (see University of Iowa Foundation story).

Boston Foundation raises $2 million for Haiti relief

After a donor pledged a $1 million challenge grant for relief efforts in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, over 1,000 donors more than met the challenge with donations to The Boston Foundation, The Boston Globe reported Feb. 11 (see Haiti relief fund story).

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