The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law recently announced that it received a gift of $1.025 million from alumna Justice Joan Dempsey Klein and her husband, Conrad Lee Klein, to go towards the funding of scholarships. The scholarships will be named the Justice Joan Dempsey Klein Scholarships in Law.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation recently announced the winner of their 2012 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools. The foundation, a leading Los Angeles philanthropy, is is working to ensure that every student in urban public schools has the same educational opportunities as any other child.
Alice Schoenfeld’s latest gift to the USC Thornton School of Music is sure to tug on some (heart) strings. The violin professor is donating $7 million to found the Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld Endowed Scholarship Fund for Strings Students. The gift, which is the largest donation ever made by a USC faculty member, will be for scholarships for violin and cello students at USC.