The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act — known as the CARES Act — was signed into law March 27, 2020. It directs aid to individuals, states, hospitals, and businesses, and includes several provisions that directly impact charitable giving. Here’s a quick update:
On Feb. 26, a panel of alumni experts spoke to the Princeton community in New York City on how issues of global mobility affect marital rights and citizenship, inheritance, trusts and taxation, and charitable giving. The event was hosted by Ellen Kratzer ’84, and presented by the Office of Gift Planning.
Cynthia Paul, a Princeton softball student-athlete from the Class of 1994, and her husband, Scott Levy, have made a gift that will help build a new softball stadium on the Lake Campus, the planned University development on the south side of Lake Carnegie. The new facility will be the first Princeton athletic field to be named by an alumna.
At this festive time of year, the heart of Princeton beats strong. See how Firestone Library is a vibrant hub of activity, fostering opportunities of inspiration, exploration, and contemplation.
Tigers from every generation rallied on Dec. 3 as Princeton conducted its sixth annual Tiger Athletics Give Day (TAGD), a Giving Tuesday challenge dedicated to supporting Princeton’s 37 varsity teams and their mission to “achieve, serve, and lead.”
In early November, family and friends of the late Edward “Ted” Roberts ’60 came to campus to celebrate his legacy and his generous bequest to Princeton, which established three new endowed professorships named after instructors Ted admired as an undergraduate in the Department of Art and Archaeology: the Donald Drew Egbert Professorship of Modern Architecture, the David R. Coffin Professorship of Renaissance Architecture, and the James Holderbaum Professorship of Renaissance and Modern Sculpture.
Sam Fendler '21 came to Princeton University as a transfer student after five years of service as a United States Marine. Now, as president of the Princeton Student Veterans group, he's paving the way for the next class of military veterans.
The youngest Princeton alumni gathered in Chancellor Green rotunda on Nov. 2 for Annual Giving BootCamp, a one-day fundraising event that kicked off the new campaign.
The Olden Street Professorship, a newly established endowed professorship at Princeton, has provided a critical step toward expanding American Studies at the University
The Thomas-Graham Reading Room, located in the east end of the first floor of Firestone Library, was formally dedicated on Oct. 3. Lawrence Graham ’83 and his wife, Pamela Thomas-Graham, provided the generous gift that refurnished the space, part of the decade-long renovation of the 71-year-old Firestone Library.