President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget isn’t kind to science funding, but Bill Ackman is. One day after Congress received the administration’s request to cut almost $6 billion from the National Institutes of Health, the hedge fund manager and his philanthropic team awarded six scientists $200,000 a year each, for up to three years. The fourth … Continued
PRESS RELEASE: New York City Based Scientists Awarded Funding For Their Innovative Work In Cancer Research By The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Alliance
The Pershing Square Sohn Prize winners are making bold advances in research for leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, pancreatic, prostate, skin, lung, and breast cancer NEW YORK, May 7, 2015 – Six winners of the second annual Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research were announced today by The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research … Continued
By David Callahan and Kiersten Marek (Inside Philanthropy) – Two years ago, we published a list of the 15 most powerful women in U.S. philanthropy. The idea for that article emerged because we were struck by how many women are involved in philanthropy at a high level
By Paula Goldman (Harvard Business Review) – Andrew Carnegie’s advice in the 1889 essay “Wealth” was to spend the first part of your life getting as much education as possible, to spend the second part making all the money you could, and to spend the last part giving it all away for worthwhile causes.
PRESS RELEASE: Pershing Square Foundation Expands Scholarship Program to Support Students Seeking 1+1 MBA at Oxford
£3.7 Million Endowment will Fully Fund Two-Year Program at Saïd Business School
By Eric S. Lander (Cell) – Three years ago, scientists reported that CRISPR technology can enable precise and efficient genome editing in living eukaryotic cells. Since then, the method has taken the scientific community by storm, with thousands of labs using it for applications from biomedicine to agriculture.
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Kiva.org, the leading global microlending nonprofit, announced the launch of Kiva NYC, a new multi-year initiative to help level the playing field for lower-income small business owners in New York City.