Record-breaking year for donations to University of Alberta: $25-million gift from the Aga Khan foundation

Edmonton Sun by By Juris Graney

Big ticket donations from foundations to the University of Alberta helped push the philanthropic envelope in the 2016-17 fiscal year into record-breaking territory.

[…] The two main donations include the $40 million last June from the Stollery to the Edmonton-based Women and Children’s Health Research Institute and a portion of a $25-million gift earlier this year from the Aga Khan foundation to build North America’s largest Islamic-inspired garden at the university’s botanic garden.

Read more – Dated: MAY 17, 2017

 

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