How to use Benefaction in a sentence
They hoped to secure a major benefaction for the Center.
In Scotland he gave £2,000,000 in 1901 to establish a trust for providing funds for assisting education at the Scottish universities, a benefaction which led in 1906 to his being elected lord rector of Edinburgh University.
For some time before 1833 Dr. Bell had it in mind to make a large educational benefaction to St Andrews.
This street along with Hospital Street was named to commemorate the benefaction.
James Martin 21st Century School The ECI is a founding member of a generous benefaction to create the James Martin 21st Century School.Advertisement
Virtually every major building, scholarship and facility in the College owes something to a legacy benefaction.
Resources for research in Xfi having been made possible by a multi-million pound benefaction.
Victorian and Edwardian Britain is strewn with the evidence of philanthropic and state benefaction.
The first course of lectures under the benefaction was delivered in 1820.
Regulations as to grants-in-aid were made by the act, with the stipulation that no sum from them should be devoted to the provision or maintenance of any building, or tutorial or other office, for religious purposes, though private benefaction for such purposes is not prohibited.Advertisement
Up to 1834 In 1625, following a benefaction by William Cawley, Chichester erected almshouses on the east side of New Broyle Road.
This Professorship was established in 1990, following a generous benefaction from Guinness plc.
Even where these needs are today addressed by voluntary organizations the funding is largely by public grants rather than private benefaction.
His chief benefaction, however, was a bequest of $400,000 for the foundation and endowment of a public library in New York City, since known as the Astor library, and since 1895 part of the New York public library.
He was put out of all need of money by the singular benefaction of Cotta, the well-known Stuttgart publisher, who was part-proprietor of the Constitutionnel, and made over to Thiers his dividends, or part of them.Advertisement