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News Briefing: American Charities May Not Have a Happy Holiday

By Kate Golden on November 16, 2009No Comment
  • Only 38 percent of Americans say they are more likely to give a charitable gift as a holiday present this year, compared to 49 percent last year, according to a new survey.  [Associated Press]
  • Consultants hired by the city of Cleveland propose that hospitals, universities, museums, and other tax-exempt institutions pay an annual fee to boost the city's bottom line.  [Plain Dealer]
  • Bill and Melinda Gates make a $350 million payment of personal funds into their foundation's endowment for construction costs for their new headquarters.  [Seattle Times]
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