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endowment

A whole bunch of money given by a person to an academic institution, generally to support research
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This relationship demonstrates the long-term stability of the American Bar Endowment and the quality of the insurance plans we provide," said Martha Walters Barnett, president of the Endowment.
Worcester has 11 colleges and universities with varied student populations, tuition costs and endowment funds.
Numerous studies has so far been conducted in the field of endowment and civilization of Yazd has also been studied by many researchers.
Offered every other year, this competitive grant is awarded to one nonprofit organization that demonstrates the strength, support, and ability to grow an Endowment Fund.
One-year returns were similar by endowment size but larger funds had greater returns over the long term.
Howard University, for example, saw the value of its endowment for fiscal year 2013 rise to $516 million, compared to $460 million for fiscal year 2012.
The event, which was organised at the Doha Sheraton by the Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs, and supported by the Minister of Endowment and Islamic Affairs HE Dr Ghaith bin Mubarak bin Imran al-Kuwari, served as a platform for introducing endowment development projects adopted by the General Management of Endowment, as well as to honour those who support the concept of
Summary: The General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments (Awqaf) has organized a symposium on Islamic endowments and its implications as a feature of social solidarity in Islam.
Dr Ali bin Talib al Hinai, Under-Secretary of the Health Ministry for Planning Affairs stressed the ministry"s keenness on co-operation with all health-related governmental and private sectors, among them Awqaf and Religious Affairs Ministry (ARAM), on health endowment.
He added that among health endowments are the one forleprosy patients which focuses on providing those patients withmedical quarantines and supplying them with food and drug; another for sticks endowment which aims at buying sticks for blinds,a third for Aflaj endowment, and another for grave clothes.
The third edition of the Dubai International Conference for Awqaf, to be held next month in Dubai, will highlight best endowment practices and successful institutional experiences.
The seminar, which will be attended by representatives of 24 endowment institutions, is being organised in collaboration with the Awqaf secretary general in Kuwait and the Islamic Institute for Training and Research in Jeddah.