Davidson undergrad organizes scholarship push
Sophomore John David Merrill organized the second-annual Dinner at Davidson, which raised $21,512 to provide a scholarship of $5,000 a year for four years to an incoming freshman.
Davidson gearing for new campaign
While planning and fundraising for the campaign continue, scheduling the launch of its public phase is on hold until the school’s board of trustees selects a new president in the wake of the departure of Tom Ross, who was named president of the UNC system.
Planned and major giving await comeback
The seismic shift in the economy took a major toll on donors’ assets – and psyches – and could lead to long-term changes on both sides of the fundraising equation.
Professor teaches in and outside classroom
Davidson’s Magdalena Maiz-Peña works to connect Latinos to resources in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, and is part of a new giving circle that aims to position young Latinas for college.
Davidson tops goal to raise $8 million
For the seventh year in a row, more than six in 10 alumni of the college donated to the annual fund.
Duke Endowment gives over $200 million in 2008
The Duke Endowment awarded nearly 400 grants totaling $204.5 million to nonprofits throughout the Carolinas last year.