UCSF Receives $100M Gift

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UCSF Receives $100M Gift

Chuck Feeney, an ex-billionaire who is determined to give away all his money, recently donated $100 million to UCSF. The coverage:

SF Business Times: “UCSF lands $100M gift from Duty Free founder Chuck Feeney”
“The latest gift from the 83-year-old Feeney’s Atlantic Philanthropies — UCSF’s largest giver now with more than $394 million in gifts — will focus on four areas: the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, the Sandler Neurosciences Center at UCSF and neurology program at Mission Bay, student scholarships and housing, and faculty recruitment.” More

SFGate: “Low-profile retail titan’s gift to UCSF: $100 million”
“While Feeney declined to be interviewed about the gift, he said in a statement that he gets “gratification from knowing that my investments in medical research, education and the delivery of health care at UCSF will provide lifelong benefits to millions of people not only in the Bay Area but also around the world. I can’t imagine a more effective way to distribute my undeserved wealth,” he said. More

UCSF (press release): “UCSF Receives $100M Gift to Advance Health Sciences Mission”
“Feeney’s gifts to UCSF are most visible at the University’s Mission Bay campus, where he has provided indispensable support to create advanced facilities and foster the environment for the biomedical research and patient care that goes on within them.” More

February 19th, 2015|
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