• Philanthropists and the charities they support

Southern Maine Jewish Cemetery Association set to raise restoration funds

Jewish cemeteries in southern Maine are in need of repair, and a nonprofit has been established to restore two historic cemeteries that have been neglected. “A nonprofit group has been established to preserve and restore Jewish cemeteries in southern Maine. “The Southern Maine Jewish Cemetery Association has taken ownership of […]

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Scottsdale-based Barret-Jackson auto show raises $3.4m for charity

Held annually in north Scottsdale, the 45th Barret-Jackson auto auction sold only 11 vehicles but raised over $3.4m for local and national charities. “Updates from Barret-Jackson this week show that the auction raised $3,406,000 for both local and national charitable organizations during its 45th Anniversary Auction held in Scottsdale, Ariz. at […]

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Charitable giving likely to increase for 2016

2015 showed a strong increase in charitable giving; 2016 is expected to see the trend of charitable giving rise, but with a more modest growth percentage. “Charitable giving is expected to rise 2.6 percent in 2016, to $489.8 billion, according to a new report. “Giving is expected to be modest as […]

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