In a recent speech promoting Russia’s new Law on Endowments, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev praised the first seven institutions to register endowments in Russia. The seven include three MacArthur grantees – the European University at St. Petersburg, the New Economic School, and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. While the Law on Endowments does not give tax breaks to donors, it does make contributions and interest earned on endowments tax-free for the recipient and should facilitate a surge of endowment-building in the nonprofit sector, including among educational and research institutions.
January 25, 2017 - From The Field
A two-week course at the University of California Berkeley by the Conservation Strategy Fund will focus on how to use economics to be more strategic and successful in conservation work, and transform how environmental issues are ... Read More
November 30, 2016 - From The Field
The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative is holding the second in a series of competitions to fund virtual exchanges to improve understanding, respect, and dialogue across cultures, and equip young people with the skills they need to ... Read More
November 9, 2016 - Press Release
The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations. Read More