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  • Who are the Jews among the Slate 60 list of top givers? recently released its annual Slate 60 list of top philanthropic givers. The list, compiled by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, estimates who were the country’s top 60 philanthropists based on what they pledged and gave the most money in 2009. According to our calculation, either 11 or 13 of the top 60 are Jewish. (When… More ▸

  • Some grants before Passover

    A few grants to chew on as Passover settles in: Two big Jewish foundations are collaborating on a compaign against Huntington’s disease, according to the Foundation Center: The Koret Foundation has announced a joint $3.6 million grant with Taube Philanthropies to establish a center for Huntington’s disease (HD) research at the Gladstone Center for Translational… More ▸

  • Sixteen Jews among Chronicle of Philanthropy’s top 50 donors

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy just came out with its annual list of the country’s top givers, and somewhat surprisingly found that the country’s most generous citizens gave almost double in 2008 than they did in 2007. (You can check out the complete list here. Thank you to the Chronicle of Philanthropy for making the subscription-only… More ▸