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Billionaire Azim Premji Has Donated $21 Billion To His Charitable Foundation

Billionaire Azim Premji Has Donated $21 Billion To His Charitable Foundation | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The gift may make Premji one of the most generous billionaires in the world, but it likely comes as no surprise to those who are familiar with his goals and ambitions.
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The 10 Most Generous Philanthropic Donors Of 2018

The 10 Most Generous Philanthropic Donors Of 2018 | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos isn't known for being as robust in his philanthropic endeavors as some of his fellow billionaires, but in 2018 he gave away an impressive $2 billion.
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America’s most generous billionaires gave half as much to charity in 2018 as in the previous year

America’s most generous billionaires gave half as much to charity in 2018 as in the previous year | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
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Billionaire Investor Jeremy Grantham Pledges $1 Billion To Fight Climate Change

Billionaire Investor Jeremy Grantham Pledges $1 Billion To Fight Climate Change | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The pledge comes as Grantham and his wife Hanne are already donating roughly $30 million a year to eight large nonprofit organizations involved in environmental activism.
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Philanthropy is Helping to Shape the Future

Philanthropy is Helping to Shape the Future | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
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BMO Financial Group pursues a vigorous program of philanthropy from coast to coast, not just because it’s committed to the spirit of giving back, but even more so because contributing to the community has always been part of its DNA.
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Why this billion-dollar foundation is becoming a corporation

Why this billion-dollar foundation is becoming a corporation | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
More philanthropists are putting their money in LLCs. Watchdogs have mixed feelings.
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David Rockefeller's Estate Donates Record $200 Million to MoMA - Bloomberg

David Rockefeller's Estate Donates Record $200 Million to MoMA - Bloomberg | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The estate of David Rockefeller is giving more than $200 million to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the largest gift in its history.
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Craiglist’s Craig Newmark gives Poynter $5 million for ethics center

Craiglist’s Craig Newmark gives Poynter $5 million for ethics center | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it

The gift from the founder of craigslist is the largest in Poynter's history. It will help expand and deepen the institute's efforts to promote trustworthy journalism and counter disinformation.
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Billionaire David Harding's £100m gift to Cambridge University

Billionaire David Harding's £100m gift to Cambridge University | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The money from David Harding is the biggest single British donation to a UK university.
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Philanthropy And Family Offices: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Philanthropy And Family Offices: The Gift That Keeps On Giving | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Philanthropy in family offices, in particular, requires a more holistic and open-minded perspective on the potential benefits, not only as an investment into society as a whole but as a long term investment into a healthy, sustainable business.
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Kanye West Donates $10 Million To A Volcano Art Project

Kanye West Donates $10 Million To A Volcano Art Project | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
West has made a generous $10 million donation to the art installation that changed his life, so that other lives can be changed and the Roden Crater Project can be "experienced and enjoyed for eternity."
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How Elon Musk's secretive foundation hands out his billions | Technology | The Guardian

How Elon Musk's secretive foundation hands out his billions | Technology | The Guardian | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Some of the Musk Foundation’s largest grants have been given to his brother’s charity, his children’s school and his fight against LA traffic
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Indian Billionaire Azim Premji's Donation To His Charitable Foundation Rises To $21 Billion

Indian Billionaire Azim Premji's Donation To His Charitable Foundation Rises To $21 Billion | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The donation includes a 67% stake in his IT outsourcer, Wipro, worth $15 billion, plus assets including his stakes in consumer business Wipro Enterprises and PremjiInvest, his family office. 
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Washington state’s tech billionaires pour cash into global health

Washington state’s tech billionaires pour cash into global health | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Gifts from pioneering philanthropists have equipped the US state for a frontline battle against some of the world’s deadliest diseases.
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The 12 Most Philanthropic Tech Billionaires

The 12 Most Philanthropic Tech Billionaires | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Philanthropy is a big part of the lives of some of the world's richest people and thank goodness that's the case! In fact, of the top 50 philanthropists of 2017, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, 60% of them came from the tech industry.
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David Rockefeller Estate Makes Record $200 Million Donation To New York's MoMA

David Rockefeller Estate Makes Record $200 Million Donation To New York's MoMA | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Part of the $200 million donation was financed by the Christie's auction of Rockefeller's famous art collection, which took place toward the end of last last year.
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Elena Baturina: Good Business

Elena Baturina: Good Business | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Elena Baturina is inspired by the entrepreneurial ability of children to tackle huge societal issues.
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Zombie Philanthropy: What I Learned About Donor-Advised Funds as a Foundation Insider —

Zombie Philanthropy: What I Learned About Donor-Advised Funds as a Foundation Insider — | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Chuck Brown used to spend his days at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation convincing donors to open DAFs. But after seeing how much of this money failed to reach charitable causes, he’s calling for mandatory payouts and other new rules for DAFs.
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Jay-Z And Meek Mill Launch Prison Reform Alliance, Pledge $50 Million

Jay-Z And Meek Mill Launch Prison Reform Alliance, Pledge $50 Million | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Jay-Z and Meek Mill are joined by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, Brooklyn Nets co-owner Clara Wu Tsai, and others.
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Paramount Gets $ 2 Million Donation

Paramount Gets $ 2 Million Donation | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The money comes form Dorothy Gorecki and her late husband, Benedict Gorecki
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World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos Devotes Less than 1% Of $136 Billion Fortune To Philanthropy  

World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos Devotes Less than 1% Of $136 Billion Fortune To Philanthropy   | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, gives hardly any money at all to charity. Why? What gives? What could possibly be his reasoning for hoarding $136 billion?
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Intrigue: Philanthropist Kate Tiedemann gives another $3 million to USF St. Pete

Intrigue: Philanthropist Kate Tiedemann gives another $3 million to USF St. Pete | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it

Under USF's pending consolidation, the business college named after Tiedemann could be downsized to a school. With her latest donation, she wants to make sure its dean stays in place.
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Alexandre Mars: Purpose is the new currency | Campden FB

Alexandre Mars: Purpose is the new currency | Campden FB | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it


It is not unusual for successful business people to spend their later years focused on charitable work. More novel is the entrepreneur who, by age 40, spends 90% of his time on a project that makes him no money. Alexandre Mars spoke to Alexandra Newlove about Epic, his non-profit start-up, and making giving the norm


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