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 […]

5 Top Tech Philanthropists

Tech companies are known for skyrocketing young, entrepreneurial spirits into the stratosphere as far as income goes, but they also increasingly provide a huge source of philanthropic giving for communities in desperate need. Here’s a look at five of the biggest tech names in philanthropy and what they’re doing to support their communities and the […]

“Ice Bucket Challenge” – Is it Actually Doing Good?

If you frequent social media, it’s not hard to find someone doing the Ice Bucket Challenge. All participants are capturing the moment when they pour a bucket of ice water over their heads for the sake of promoting awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The idea of the challenge is to take a bucket […]

Gates + Reddit: Condom Talk

Besides talking about his favorite hobby of Bridge, Bill Gates’ discussed the Gates Foundation’s call for the “Next Generation of Condom” at his second Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on 2/10.  “The idea was that men don’t like the current design so perhaps something they would be more open to would allow for less […]

Bill Gates meets business heads in India to discuss Philanthropy

In a completely media-black out event, Bill Gates met with several heads of companies in India to discuss philanthropy and raise charity awareness in India. The Gates foundation issued a statement that said, “This is a private discussion of philanthropy and social service in India. It is an opportunity for a great group of philanthropists […]