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What happened to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million donation to Newark, New Jersey, schools? Ken Berger, Charity Navigator CEO, and Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers, discuss.
With a who's who of bankers and hedge fund titans in attendance, the Robin Hood Foundation's annual gala raised more than $60 million.
What happens when you combine two political celebrities, one tech billionaire, powerful unions, and a failing school district?
The Corporate Angel Network, which gets cancer patients free flights on corporate jets, recently flew its 45,000th passenger.
A trio of hedge fund managers have secretly directed one of the largest pools of philanthropic capital for years, undetected by design.
New NBA commissioner Adam Silver made famous by Donald Sterling's racist rant will let one well-heeled person pick his brain.
Citigroup founder and philanthropist Sandy Weill said that young entrepreneurs and executives should start giving to charity as early as possible.
Zarin Mehta, Green Music Center, and Sanford Weill, former Citigroup chairman & CEO, discuss how Weill's $12 million donation to Sonoma State University will help the school finish its music center and develop one of the best music programs in the country and attract some of the best students in the world.
Former Citigroup chief Sandy Weill tells CNBC he and his wife, Joan, are making an additional $100 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College.
Bill Ackman wants the world to have a better understanding of why people act the way they do.
Anna Palmer, Fashion Project CEO & co-founder, and Christine Rizk, Fashion Project co-founder, explain how donating your old clothes can help the charity of your choice.
China's rich have acquired many of the tastes of the Western rich, but Bill Gates says they haven't embraced one of the most important: philanthropy.
Warren Buffett's sister, Doris, is offering a free online course on getting good value for the money you give away to charities.
In a video clip for an online course on philanthropy, Warren Buffett says he follows Adam Smith's division of labor. "I make it and somebody else gives it away."
Violas, which look like overgrown violins, are the butt of musician jokes, but hold the humor here.
The Gates Foundation has awarded $2 million in grants to several Indian organizations to help improve sanitation by building a high-tech toilet.
Glenn Dubin, a Highbridge Capital Management and co-founder & CEO of Dubin & Co., discusses how The Robin Hood foundation became a natural advocate for the poor. "Philanthropy is the difference between standard of care and excellent care," he says. Dr. Kenneth Davis, Mount Sinai Health System president and CEO, weighs in.
Glenn Dubin, a Highbridge Capital Management, and co-founder & CEO of Dubin & Co., says the Dubin Breast Center is a mufti-disciplinary center driving for excellence with state of the art technology. Dr. Kenneth Davis, Mt. Sinai Health System president and CEO, provides insight into methods for diagnosing breast cancer.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway now owns about 17.7 percent of DaVita HealthCare after buying another 1.1 million shares.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin announced that he was donating $150 million to Harvard. The NYT reports.
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