May 2024 NEWS

Giving Pledge includes Next Gen members in annual gathering

The Giving Pledge is making a concentrated effort to include the children and grandchildren of its signatories—referred to as Next Gen—in its gatherings and processes, Forbes reports. This year, Next Gen members were invited to the Giving Pledge’s annual... Read More >

How the kids and grandkids of billionaire giving pledge signers are figuring out philanthropy

  A 300-person group of heirs to Giving Pledge signers has been sharing tips and support for how to deal with family and big philanthropy for years. Now some of these “Next Gen” family members, including two who spoke to Forbes exclusively, are getting ready to attend their first... Read More >

CGMF celebrates George P. Mitchell at 105

  U.S. President Jimmy Carter and George Mitchell at a Mitchell-founded Woodlands Conference, a gathering of leaders addressing sustainable society issues, in the late 1970s in The Woodlands, Texas.  Austin (May 21, 2024)—The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (CGMF)... Read More >

Trees on UT’s campus don’t face drought due to leaky city pipes

  A view of Waller Creek on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Credit: Jackson School of Geosciences Even in dry times, Waller Creek on The University of Texas at Austin campus is never without water. That’s because a significant portion of the water that flows through... Read More >

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