7.17.17 US Nonprofit News
Representatives from the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation presented Desi Strong Foundation with a surprise $10,000 check, Robert S. Scalea joined the Collegium Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors, registration is now open for the Engineers Without Borders-USA Conference, and more.
Campbell University Receives Medical School Grants
Campbell University has been granted $2 million from both the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and the Golden LEAF Foundation for the School of Osteopathic Medicine. These are the largest foundation gifts in the University’s 125-year history. The money will be used for the medical school’s state-of-the-art simulation lab, anatomy labs and clinical examination area, all of which will bear the name of the funders.
Campbell raises $13 million for med school
In its effort to create a medical school to help address a rising shortage of physicians in North Carolina, particularly in rural counties and other poor communities, Campbell University has raised over $13 million in gifts and pledges in a campaign to raise $20 million.
Progress Energy gift to help build law clinic
The law school at Campbell University plans to launch a clinic to provide legal services to underserved senior citizens.
Fletcher promotes Deremia Johnson
With almost five years at the A.J. Fletcher Foundation under her belt, Deremia Johnson is taking on a higher-profile role with the Raleigh-based funder.
Fletcher Foundation gives $1M for legal clinic
The challenge grant will go toward creating a legal clinic in the new downtown-Raleigh location of Campbell University’s law school.