By Julia La Roche (Business Insider) – Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management and the Pershing Square Foundation helped do something truly remarkable this past Saturday.
By Mitch Nauffts (Philanthropy News Digest) – Some of Bill Ackman’s earliest memories “include my father’s exhortations about how important it is to give back.” That disclosure is included in the “pledge” letter Ackman wrote on joining the Giving Pledge campaign earlier this year.
The Pershing Square Foundation Supports Global Human Rights with $10 Million Grant To Human Rights Watch
NEW YORK, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Pershing Square Foundation today announced a $10 million grant over the next five years to Human Rights Watch to support its strategic plan for expansion – its Global Challenge Campaign – and initiatives within its Africa and Women’s Rights Divisions.
By Patrick Cole (Bloomberg Business Week) Bill Ackman, chief executive officer of Pershing Square Capital Management LP, and his wife, Karen, have pledged $10 million to the New York-based Human Rights Watch Inc.
NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Citi CEO Vikram Pandit honored, international star Josh Groban announced as music headliner Boys & Girls Harbor is proud to celebrate 75 years of educating children and supporting Harlem at its annual Salute to Achievement on June 7, 2012.
PRESS RELEASE – Minds Matter National, Inc. Awarded $375,000 Matching Grant from The Pershing Square Foundation
College-Readiness Program to Utilize Funds to Support Current and Future Student Growth April 11, 2012, New York, NY – Minds Matter National, Inc. continues to increase its efforts to prepare low-income students for greater success with a grant of $375,000 from The Pershing Square Foundation. The three-year commitment will match funds that Minds Matter will … Continued
NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Signature Theatre and The Pershing Square Foundation announced today a $25 million gift to Signature Theatre to fund the innovative Signature Ticket Initiative, as well as dedicating the theatre’s new home as The Pershing Square Signature Center.
By Larry Rohter (The New York Times) – The Signature Theater is only going to unveil and move into its new home on 42nd Street next week, but it has already received one unusually generous housewarming gift: on Thursday the Pershing Square Foundation announced that it is donating $25 million to Signature