This is precisely the "right place" for your news, brokenwing. Thank you so much.
Not sure if this is the right place for this, but there is an article in the Miami Herald stating the company has raised $3 million. It certainly is refreshing to hear some good news after the mess that this past year has been. Maybe some of this money is from the donors who were withholding funds until Edward left, as mentioned in the Miami Herald previously.
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It's hard to know what "new donations" means in the context of the Herald article. How nice if it included a substantial number of new DONORS as well.. It also would be nice to get an idea of whether this $3 million was given by a handful of the super-rich, or whether it also includes a return to confidence among the small-to-medium donor group as well. All, I assume, will be revealed eventually. In the meantime, it seems best to go with the positive spin given to things by Michael Kaiser:
Lets hope this trend continues.
“It’s not that there are no financial issues, but we have really turned a corner,” Kaiser said. “People are getting optimistic again.”