South Florida nonprofits get funding for HIV/AIDS prevention
Nonprofits in South Florida, which has higher rates of HIV and AIDS than any other U.S. metropolitan area, received $9.1 million in grants to fight the spread of new infections of HIV, especially among gay men and black women, The Sun Sentinel reported Aug. 18 (see HIV funding story).
State’s chief medical officer to head Colorado Trust
Dr. Ted Cologne is stepping down after eight years as Colorado’s chief medical officer to become president of the Colorado Trust, The Denver Post reported Aug. 19 (see Colorado Trust story).
Harvard not divesting from Israel
Harvard University says it has rebalanced its investment portfolio but, contrary to a blog report, has not divested from Israel, The Boston Globe reported Aug. 16 (see Harvard investment story).
Philippines turns to strategic philanthropy
Private firms and wealthy individuals are working with the Ayala Foundation to use strategic philanthropy to boost education and the technology industry in the Philippines, BusinessWorld reported Aug. 17 (see Philippine philanthropy story).