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The foundation announces a $5 million gift from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support a new Free Enterprise Center and awards Henry W. Bloch its inaugural Award of Distinction.
A $250,000 gift from Jerry and Patty Reece to the School of Education will establish endowed scholarships for students attending the Institute for Urban Education. The Reeces’ gift contributed to a University of Missouri System scholarship program, which matches private donations with public dollars.
The foundation collected a record 50,012 gifts during the 2012-13 fiscal year ending June 30. Donations netted $47.5 million for the university, the third-highest total in the foundation's history.
KCUR-FM 89.3 has received a two-year $320,000 grant from the William T. Kemper Foundation to develop a community engagement team.
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