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November 03, 2014
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Billion-Dollar Campaigns Roar Back


The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, in La Jolla, Calif., is in the midst of its first capital campaign.

Within just a few days last month, the Smithsonian Institution, the University of Oregon, and Florida State University announced campaigns to raise at least $1-billion, joining the swelling ranks of nonprofits running ambitious fundraising drives.

As...

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