Town & Country Names Top 50 Philanthropists of 2017

On May 8, the editors of Town & Country magazine shared the names of 50 men and women who are committed to changing the world through their philanthropy. Most of them are not household names, although a few are. Here are some of the people—with a combined giving power of $321 billion—who are making their […]

Philanthropy Profile: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The belief that every life has equal value is what motivates the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They strive to help all people all over the world lead healthy productive lives. This means different things in different places. In developing countries, this means improving people’s health and helping the lift them out of extreme poverty. […]

What is Moneyball Philanthropy?

The famous baseball statistics movie “Moneyball” has actually managed to influence a movement in charity.  In a common emerging theme pushing for smarter giving, moneyball philanthropy suggests that solid, hard data should be used in order to determine whether a charity makes worthwhile use of the money.  Led by Laura and John Arnold, the tactics […]