September 1, 2014


Westmont College gets $75 million anonymous gift.

* Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Calif., received $75 million gift from anonymous donor, second-largest ever given to a national liberal arts college. * John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced five grants totaling more than $3.8 million to more fully involve victims and witnesses in cases before International Criminal Court:

  • International Center for Transitional Justice, $2 million
  • Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, $740,000
  • Institute for War and Peace Reporting, $600,000
  • REDRESS, $417,000
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research, $50,000
* AIG, insurance and financial services provider, joined Make Mine a $Million Business campaign, led by Count Me In and OPEN from American Express, with two-year, $1.1 million investment to spur revenue growth of one million women-owned businesses to $1 million by 2010. * Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation, nonprofit entity of Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP, awarded Insight/Foresight Grant to Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, R.I. for Project Discovery, educational outreach program. * MGM Mirage made $1 million donation to University of Nevada, Las Vegas to establish MGM Mirage Academic Excellence Scholarship Endowment, to be used to underwrite National Merit scholarships.


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