• Booster Club: Fire AD, President or Lose Donations

    by Michael Lycklama August 2017

    The Idaho State University booster club has seen enough. In an op-ed published in the Idaho State Journal on Sunday, the Idaho State Football Alumni Team threatened to withhold nearly $80,000 in donations if Idaho State doesn't fire the school's president and athletic director.

  • High School Blows Whistle on Phony Sponsorships

    by Andy Berg August 2017

    A high school in North Carolina is receiving some unexpected and unwanted attention from a company in Texas.

  • Temple U. Donors to Sponsor Jersey Numbers

    by A.J. Perez August 2017

    Temple University has a new spin on fundraising that is something right out of NAS-CAR: A $50,000 donation will allow...

  • Group Raises Money for Youth Sports Complex

    by Blair Emerson August 2017

    Located near the banks of the Missouri River in Cannon Ball is a small, deteriorating basketball court. Though rugged and cracked...

  • Illinois HS Athletic Facility Gets $500K Boost from Donor

    by Madhu Krishnamurthy July 2017

    A $500,000 donation this week from a Bartlett business owner will help jump-start construction of the long-stalled Bartlett High School Activities Complex project. Food products distributor Greco and Sons, Inc., and Cheese Merchants of America — both owned by Eddie Greco — donated $250,000 each toward the project.

  • Court: Religious School Eligible for Public Playground Funding

    by Sam Hananel and Mark Sherman June 2017

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious needs. But the justices stopped short of saying whether the ruling applies to school voucher programs that use public funds to pay for private, religious schooling. By a 7-2 vote, the justices sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground.

  • U. of Tennessee Must Find Funding for Title IX Reforms

    by Knoxville News-Sentinel June 2017

    The University of Tennessee has received a long-awaited critique of its sexual assault policies, and now it must figure out a way to fund the independent panel's recommendations.

  • Former Wright State Swimmers Join to Save Program

    by Tom Archdeacon June 2017

    According to a former Wright State University swimmer who is now an international business director for a company that manufactures medical equipment, a "large donor" has emerged and could help raise the funds needed to save the targeted WSU swimming and diving program for the coming season.

  • Abilene Christian Nets $2M in Donations for Football Stadium

    by Abilene Reporter-News June 2017

    Abilene Christian director of athletics Lee De León announced Tuesday the school has received two donations totaling almost $2 million toward its new on-campus football stadium, which opens in September.

  • Casino Operator Donates $1.5M for Ballfield Renovation

    by Sophia Chang June 2017

    A languishing ballfield in the heart of Islandia is getting an extensive makeover funded with donations, including more than $1 million from casino operator Delaware North. Village Mayor Allan Dorman and several officials gathered yesterday at the ballfield on Old Nichols Road to break ground on the reborn 7-acre First Responders Memorial Recreation Field. The park is dedicated to the memory of five first responders who worked for local fire departments and died in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.