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  • Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund to close and be split three ways

    One of the country’s largest Jewish foundations will close in two years and its assets will be divided among the foundations of its founder’s heirs. The San Francisco-based Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund, which has about $280 million in assets, will close at the end of 2012, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The 60-year-old… More ▸

  • Goldman could require charitable donation of employees

     As Goldman Sachs prepares to give away mammoth bonuses to its employees, the bank is considering requiring its top employees to give away a portion of their bonuses to charity, long a practice of the failed bank Bear Stearns, according to the New York Times. Though details of the move are not yet known, the… More ▸

  • Goldman environmental awards announced

    The Richard and Rhoda Goldman Foundation announced the seven winners of their annual Goldman Prizes this week. The $150,000 grants are for international greassroots environmental projects.Here’s the release: [[READMORE]] Seven Grassroots Leaders Win World-Renowned Goldman Environmental Prize Appalachian woman standing up to big coal’s destructive mountain-top removal mining is among the recipients of world’s largest… More ▸