Tag archive for ‘Philantropy’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Blackstone’s Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman and Trump Adviser Donates to Israel National Library

  Stephen Schwarzman, chief executive of private equity firm Blackstone Group, and an economic consultant to President Donald Trump is making $10 million donations to Israel’s National Library. This More...

Yael Ella On Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Anthony Pratt, Australia’s Richest Person Ever, Wants to Give Away Record-Breaking $1 Billion to Charity

  Anthony Pratt, Australia’s richest man ever has pledged to give away $1 billion in the country’s biggest donation in the history. The son of the late Richard Pratt, the waste paper recycling More...

Alan Gallindoss On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Centre Point Tower Developer Harry Hyams Left Greatest Art Donation in British History Worth $498 Million

Harry Hyams, the property magnate who built the landmark Centre Point Tower in London, left £387 million ($498.34 million) out of his total £487 million estate to the public. One year after his death, Hyams’ More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Michael Bloomberg Pledges $360 Million to Fight Tobacco

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, has declared was on tobacco use around the world. The billionaire philanthropist has donated $360 million to fight tobacco use around the world. The funds More...

Sheryl Sandberg offers family leave
Shai Genish On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Sheryl Sandberg Is Donating Over $100 Million in Facebook Stock to Charity to Honor Her Late Husband

  Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is transferring $100 million of her Facebook stock holdings to a fund for charitable donations. Sandberg has also will rename her current foundation the Sheryl Sandberg & More...

Mark Zuckerberg is filthy rich
Shai Genish On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $50 Million to an Indian Startup

  Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have donated a whopping $50 million in an Indian education startup BYJU’s, along with LightSpeed Ventures and Times Internet,  according More...

Shai Genish On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Bloomberg Makes $50 Million Gift to Boston Science Museum

  When he was just a child growing up in Medford, every Saturday morning Michael Bloomberg used to go all the way from home by trolley, subway and by bus to the Museum of Science in Boston. “I More...

Shai Genish On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Zuckerberg Committed $3 Billion to Wipe Out Disease From the World

In an emotional misty-eyed Facebook Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s wife Dr. Priscilla Chan last week announced in San Francisco that she and her husband will be be investing $3 billion over 10 years to build More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

George Soros to Invest $500 Million in Help for Refugees Through His Open Society Foundations

    Billionaire investor George Soros, the chairman and founder of the Open Society Foundations, pledged to invest up to $500 million to help to meet the challenges posed by the global crisis of More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

The Mystery Winning Ebay Bidder for Israeli Olympic Medalist’s Name Patch Emerges

  Shlomo Rechnitz, a Los Angeles entrepreneur and philanthropist, bought the Olympic autographed patch of Israeli bronze medalist judoka Yarden Gerbi for $52, 100. Twenty-two people placed 87 bids during the More...

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