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News Briefing: Bloomberg Gave Away More Money in ’07

By Kate Golden on January 15, 2008No Comment
  • Mayor Bloomberg increases his charitable giving by almost 25%, donating $205 million in 2007, up from $165 million in 2006.  [New York Times]
  • The Board of GiveWell punishes the second of its two founders for promoting the organization on the Internet under a false name.  [New York Times]
  • The Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art insists that Eli Broad’s recent announcement to loan, rather than donate, his art collection has a silver lining.  [Los Angeles Times]
  • Neither Congress nor the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents has moved decisively to implement changes recommended by an independent review committee.  [Washington Post]
  • The YMCA redefines itself with a strategic plan aimed at tackling America’s health crisis.  [Associated Press]
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