Total giving by the top 50 philanthropists in America dropped 30 percent last year to the lowest amount since 2010.» Read More
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Chen Guangbiao's charity lunch in Central Park. Guangbiao is a recycling tycoon, one of the richest people in China, and now says he wants to buy the Wall Street Journal.
Bill and Melinda Gates told Stanford graduates an optimistic belief in the power of innovation is needed to tackle the world's social problems.
Last year, the U.S. saw a record level of charitable giving, but the pace of growth lagged stock-market gains, a report said.
"Happy Hearts Fund" is a non-profit dedicated to rebuilding schools and restoring opportunities to children after experiencing natural disasters. The fund's founder and chair Petra Nemcova, provides insight to its mission.
CNBC's Joe Kernen jokes he plans to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles to complete an Ironman over the course of this summer, to Andrew Messick, Ironman World Triathlon Corp. CEO. Messick provides insight to the sign-up process, and his company's work to promote the best athletes.
Andrew Messick, Ironman World Triathlon Corp. CEO, provides insight to the creation of the Ironman event, and what the lure of the race is.
Wall Street heavy hitters will help fund the Challenged Athlete Foundation today, which offers wounded veterans and kids the ability to run again on prosthetic legs. CAF triathlete Sarah Reinertsen, provides insight to the costs of prosthetic limbs.
A few details merge about the mysterious man from Singapore who is giving a charity $2.2 million so he can have lunch with Warren Buffett.
A lunch with Warren Buffett has been bought by Andy Chua from Singapore for 2,166,766 in an annual charity auction.
Some $59 trillion will be passed down by 2061, and for charities, the potential is huge. Here's how they can tap the flow.
Warren Buffett's annual auction to benefit a San Francisco charity has drawn a bid of more than $1 million, surpassing last year's top offering.
CNBC's Robert Frank discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife's $120 million donation to Bay Area schools, and whether it will be different than his Newark mistake.
The cash envelope man and Mark Zuckerberg's California giving are misguided and wasteful uses of philanthropic dollars, says Jake Novak.
"We will take time in the next several weeks to figure out how to best move forward in a way that keeps @hiddencash fun and safe,"
Priscilla Chan, the wife of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, speaks with NBC's "Today" about the $120 million donation the couple made to San Francisco area public schools - and her rules on her husband's ubiquitous hoodie.
Mark Zuckerberg announced that he is donating $120 million to San Francisco Bay area schools—his second education donation of this size.
Through her Sunshine Lady Foundation, Doris Buffett answers requests for help to Warren Buffett.
Despite Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark, critics say the city has not turned into a "symbol of educational excellence."
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.