Danforth Foundation http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Danforth Foundation "closing its doors" May 31 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/danforth-foundation-closing-its-doors-may-31 <p>In a press conference this morning, the Danforth Foundation announced that it is closing after 84 years of operation at the end of this fiscal year, May 31, 2011.</p><p>The foundation's last act will be a $70 million donation to the <a href="http://www.danforthcenter.org/">Donald Danforth Plant Science Center</a>.</p><p>The last donation is the largest in foundation's history, which has contributed $226 million to the Plant Science Center over the years.</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 16:20:50 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 271 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Danforth Foundation "closing its doors" May 31