Bruce Levenson’s Gift To The University Of Maryland Has Turned The College Into A Leading Center For Philanthropic Studies
Bruce Levenson is a well-known on ESPN as a NBA owner and businessman. The list of charitable causes that Bruce and his wife Karen support is a long one. Bruce and Karen believe in helping causes that resonate with their beliefs. Bruce Levenson takes pride in the fact that he is President of the” I Have A Dream Foundation.” He also has made an impact on the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. He is one of the co-founders of the Museum. Karen Levenson is also involved in the I Have A Dream Foundation, and she has played an important role in the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Institute. Karen and Bruce are very proud and honored to be a part of The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Maryland. The Levenson donation has turned the University of Maryland into one of the foremost centers in the country for Philanthropic Studies. According to Bruce, the center has two missions. The first mission is to give students the experience and the skills they need to be the next generation of leaders in the non-profit world. The second mission is to inform and motivate students that attend the University that the world needs more philanthropists. Karen calls the mission leveraged philanthropy. An article published by PRNewsWire.com mentioned the fact that the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership is an important new approach that will assist local and international communities. With the right leadership, those communities can continue to impact lives of people around the world.