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An entire cottage industry has grown up around advising big donors on smarter approaches to philanthropy.
Comedian Stephen Colbert agreed to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on DonorsChoose.org, totaling $800K in grants.
Footwear company Toms celebrates its ninth anniversary with a fundraising project that encourages people to Instagram photos of their bare feet.
Two bidders won a lunch with Apple's CEO Tim Cook and passes to a keynote Apple event at the company's headquarters for $200,000.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates believes profits should not always be the sole motivating factor.
Men seem more inclined toward behaving generously if they see other men doing so—especially when a woman is involved.
Tim Cook is participating in a charity auction, giving the winner a chance to dine with him and two VIP passes to an Apple Keynote.
Jay Fielden, Town and Country editor, reveals this year's list of the top 50 philanthropist and how they are changing the paradigm of giving.
About 98 percent of domestic violence cases include financial abuse, Allstate's John Rugel told CNBC.
Whole Foods employees are stepping up to provide both money and know-how for microloan projects.
Passing a human-trafficking law should be a no-brainer. And yet, this one is still hung up in the Senate. Time to set aside politics and get it done.
Olivia Newton-John, singer and philanthropist, discusses her Cancer and Wellness Centre and her experience as a cancer survivor.
An executive at Vodafone talks to CNBC about the drivers behind the mobile giant's radical new global maternity leave policy.
For Mad Money's 10th anniversary week, Jim Cramer's staff surprises Jim with a mystery guest - a hero of his and a legend on the football field.
A recent survey by Covenant House reveals some shocking results about how many homeless teens have been victims of sex trafficking.
Cinderella teams that go deep into the NCAA basketball tournament can reap serious riches for their schools.
Philanthropist Melinda Gates also tells CNBC women around the world need to be encouraged to participate in the workforce at the same rate as men.
The star goalie for the New York Rangers has begun wearing custom game masks that he is auctioning off to support charity causes.
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is raising money to support children's charties by auctioning of his goalie masks.
Warren Buffett is leaving his billions to charity, and many boomers are following suit to avoid turning their kids into rich loafers.
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