Prominent businessman and former Irish attorney general Peter Sutherland has made a ‚€4 million gift to University College Dublin's law school. UCD is involved in a ‚€20 million campaign to develop a new law school at its Belfield campus.
Starr International Foundation, a charitable organisation based in Switzerland established this year, has announced its first major grants. It has made a $4 million grant to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) to support international humanitarian work and a $1 million grant to support various charities in Switzerland.
ICAP, "the world's largest interdealer broker", has raised £7.1 million worldwide in its one-day annual fundraising campaign, benefiting 70 charities around the world. Over the past 14 years the company has raised over £33 million for charity.