Examples of benefactor in a Sentence
With the help of a rich benefactor he set up a charity.
an anonymous benefactor gave the school a dozen new computers
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But the slot revenue figures show the real benefactor to be the Casino @ Dania Beach, which increased from $1.4 million per month to $2.2 million to $2.4 million.
Public universities increasingly have pursued private benefactors to support their institutions in the face of diminishing public funding.
Local benefactor - OhioGuidestone's Board of Directors recently approved the Charles E. Moore Endowment Fund for the agency's YouthBuild Program.
The Colchester Land Trust recently received word that several local benefactors and board members have pooled funds to create a $30,000 challenge grant for the CLT.
It was announced earlier in the school year that Stewart Horejsi, a long-time KU benefactor, pledged $10 million for the new arena, which will be located in the same spot as the current Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
Since 1951, the Children's Research Fund has raised more than $115 million to support medical research and, since 1991, has been a principal benefactor of the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Lurie Children's Hospital.
His son described his father as a quiet and generous benefactor of numerous charitable causes.
The episode may test his relationship with Senate President Steve Sweeney (D., Gloucester), who controls which nominees get consideration, and George E. Norcross III, his political benefactor and childhood friend.
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A benefactor may be involved in almost any field. One may endow a scholarship fund; another may give money to expand a library; still another may leave a generous sum to a hospital in her will. The famous benefactions of John D. Rockefeller included the gifts that established the University of Chicago, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Rockefeller University. Many benefactors have reported that giving away their money turned out to be the most rewarding thing they ever did.
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