Education: Donating More

Although the Ford Foundation complained that U.S. higher education was not getting enough contributions from private sources, the annual survey of donations to 50 major colleges and universities by the John Price Jones Co., Inc., a Manhattan fund-raising firm, indicated that individuals and corporations gave a record $211,213,000 in 1965-66. Total donations which also included bequests and foundation grants, were down slightly from the previous year, to $440,426,000.

The top twelve beneficiaries:

Harvard $44,464,000

M.I.T. 40,740,000

California 34,615,000

Yale 27,050,000

Chicago 26,412,000

N.Y.U. 25,043,000

Cornell 24,984,000

Pennsylvania 23,494,000

Stanford 21,217,000

Columbia 18,815,000

Johns Hopkins 12,578,000

Northwestern 11,748,000

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