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Met Opera gets $30 million gift

Philanthropist Ann Ziff is giving the Metropolitan Opera $30 million, the organization’s biggest single gift ever from an individual, The New York Times reported March 26 (see Met Opera gift story).

6,600 Rhode Island nonprofits could lose tax-exempt status

State lawmakers in Rhode Island are considering a bill to remove tax-exempt status from roughly 6,600 nonprofits to help fix the state’s mounting budget woes, the Providence Journal reported March 28 (see nonprofit tax-exemption story).

University of Kansas probing athletics fundraising

The University of Kansas is planning an independent review of the ticket office and fundraising arm of its athletics department in the wake of questions about the sale of basketball tickets, the Associated Press reported March 24 (see Kansas fundraising investigation).

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