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Archive for 2006

New York Life Donates $10 Million to the Colin Powell Center at City College

December 5, 2006 | Philanthropy at CUNY

The New York Life Foundation gave $10 million to help pay for the expansion of the Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies at the City College of New York, marking the largest corporate gift ever received by CCNY and the largest single grant ever given by New York Life. The money will be used to […]

Baruch College Receives Its Largest Foundation Gift from the Starr Foundation

August 21, 2006 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Baruch College has received the largest foundation gift in its history from The Starr Foundation. The gift will provide Baruch’s students with advanced professional development preparation as soon as they matriculate. The Starr Foundation is providing an initial grant of $2 million with matching funds of up to $3 million over the next three years […]

Klara and Larry Silverstein Give $1 Million to the Hunter College School of Education

June 1, 2006 | Philanthropy at CUNY

President Jennifer Raab announced that Hunter College Foundation Chair Klara (’54) and Larry Silverstein have made a gift of $1,000,000 to establish the Klara and Larry Silverstein Dean of the Hunter College School of Education. “This gift, which will establish a permanent endowment, makes it possible for us to recruit extraordinary leadership for the School […]

Selma and Max Kupferberg Give $10 Million to Queens College

March 30, 2006 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Selma and Max Kupferberg have pledged $10 million to Queens College. Their donation, the largest single gift the college has received to date, established an endowment to provide annual programming support for the arts at Queens College, as well as to provide much-needed support for renovations to the Colden Center, which was renamed the Selma […]

The Walter H. Coulter Foundation Donates $2.5 Million for Biomedical Engineering at CCNY

March 25, 2006 | Philanthropy at CUNY

The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation has made a $2.5 million challenge grant to the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York, pledging to double any gifts designated to the department over the five years beginning Jan. 1, 2006. The grant continues the Coulter Foundation’s generous support of the biomedical engineering department, […]