Unrestricted Donation

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Unrestricted Donation

A donation in which the donor does not require a specific use. For example, when a donor makes an unrestricted donation to a non-profit organization, the non-profit, at its discretion, may use the donation for whatever purpose it chooses. See also: Restricted donation.
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Under Bair, the college has created a "Dam the Debt" program that directs all unrestricted donations to fund student scholarships.
She also changed an internal policy to funnel unrestricted donations to scholarships.
Northbrook, IL announced it has provided unrestricted donations to two non-profit organizations that prove financial assistance to transplant patients to defray costs for certain medications and therapies.
The goal is to at least double unrestricted donations.
For example, fundraisers needed to be assessed on the quantity and type of funds raised to support the organization's goal of raising $60 million or more of unrestricted donations annually.
To compensate for abolishing unrestricted donations to the parties, it doubled the amount an individual could give to a candidate to $2,000, and the maximum amount an individual could give to all candidates per two-year election cycle from $50,000 to $95,000.
By this he means developing life-long connections between the people who live closest to the museum and its permanent collections, connections that can lead to the kind of unrestricted donations that are the lifeblood of thriving museums.
That campaign finance reform law would ban soft money contributions - unrestricted donations from companies that political parties can use for such purposes as television commercials on behalf of candidates.
Under the FEC proposal, parties could not use soft money-those huge, unrestricted donations from millionaires, unions and corporations-to pay for issue ads and thus undermine the intent of election law.
Even in the absence of tax advantages, unrestricted donations would flow to nonprofits rather than to for-profit firms because donations have a more significant influence on the decisions of the nonprofits.
The Foundation's unrestricted donations are individual contributions of about $100 on average, from individuals and families living in the community.
Many relief organizations across the country are reporting moderate to hefty declines in unrestricted donations following the attacks of September 11.

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