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News Briefing: Trustees Begin to Parcel Leona Helmsley’s Estate

By Kate Golden on April 23, 2009No Comment
  • The Gates Foundation will spend $57 million to improve Internet access at public libraries in Poland, Romania, and Vietnam.  [Associated Press]
  • Trustees of Leona Helmsley's estate distribute the first of its multi-billion dollars.  [New York Times]
  • Philanthropists are increasingly unwinding their private foundations into donor-advised funds.  [Wall Street Journal]
  • Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children say they were not aware of the details of the licensing deal with a memorial foundation brokered two years ago.  [Associated Press]
  • An analysis of federal data has found that the percentage of teens who volunteer has dipped in recent years.  [Associated Press]
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