Philanthropy http://nhpr.org en UNH Gets $20M Gift - 2nd Largest In History - From 'Cosby Show' Producer http://nhpr.org/post/unh-gets-20m-gift-2nd-largest-history-cosby-show-producer <p></p><p>Television producer Marcy Carsey has given $20 million to her alma mater, the University of New Hampshire.</p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:41:17 +0000 Michael Brindley 36060 at http://nhpr.org UNH Gets $20M Gift - 2nd Largest In History - From 'Cosby Show' Producer The Politics of Philanthropy http://nhpr.org/post/politics-philanthropy <p>Earlier this year, Melinda Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation <a href="http://www.no-controversy.com/">announced an initiative</a> to invest billions of dollars into increasing contraceptive access for women.&nbsp; Anybody with a mailbox or cable subscription knows it’s a somewhat risky move: whether we’re talking about contraceptives, abortion rights, or funding for Planned Parenthood, women’s issues have been front and center throughout the long election season.&nbsp; We wanted to know more about the collision of philanthropy and politics, and take a general look at the state Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:55:41 +0000 Virginia Prescott 15310 at http://nhpr.org The Politics of Philanthropy Over Bowls Of Soup, Donors Find Recipe For Change http://nhpr.org/post/over-bowls-soup-donors-find-recipe-change The Soup Movement in America is based on a simple recipe: Bring a bunch of people together to eat soup. Ask each person for a modest donation — say $5. Listen to a few proposals about how people might use that pool of money for a worthwhile project. Vote on the best proposal, and give all the money to the top vote-getter. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 20:46:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 1823 at http://nhpr.org Over Bowls Of Soup, Donors Find Recipe For Change