Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Levenson of UCG promote philanthropic studies to the next generation. Maryland hosts the leading center for philanthropic studies in the Nation’s Capital. The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership is funded by Bruce Levenson and Karen Levenson. Bruce Levenson is a businessman, philanthropist, and co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks. He is a leading contributor for the Jewish Federation and other Jewish causes. Including being a founding donor of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.. Mrs. Karen Levenson is a teacher who runs programs for the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Institute. Mr. and Mrs. Levenson believe in giving students the skills and experiences they need to be leaders in the nonprofit sector. Local and international community benefit from the center, while providing students with the skills and experiences they need to be leaders. Students from the University of Maryland take part in the Do Good Challenge. This challenge is a campus wide competition that inspires students to make the biggest social impact they can for their favorite cause. This form of higher education ensures each student attending the University graduates as an informed and motivated philanthropist. None of this would be possible without the generous contributions and a firm belief in education from Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Levenson.