$100M donation boosts OHSU Challenge

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A new $100 million anonymous donation brings Oregon Health & Science University $82 million short of meeting its $500 million match goal.

Last year Nike co-found Phil Knight announced he would give the cancer institute $500 million if the institute raised $500 million on its own. If OHSU failed to raise its half of the money by February 2016, Knight would be off the hook for his promised $500 million. The Knight matching grant is believed to be the single largest grant of its kind in U.S. history.

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