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A Harley-Davidson sold at auction on Thursday for almost 20 times its estimated value—because its previous owner was the pope.
The world's millionaires have vastly different ideas about what philanthropic causes to fund. A new study looks at where the money goes.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gave almost $1 billion to a Silicon Valley charity. The FT reports.
The "Squawk Box" news crew talks with Petra Nemcova about her charitable work in Haiti.
Bank of America, the Gates Foundation and others will donate money to (RED) for every download of a U2 song during the Super Bowl halftime show.
The data shows that if a young person is unemployed for more than a year it affects their trajectory over their whole life course, says Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discussing the foundation's initiative on developing youth employment.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports a group of Catholic theologians backed by Ralph Nader has penned a letter to Ken Langone criticizing him and asking his support for a hike in the minimum wage.
Edward Meyer, Ocean Road Advisers chairman, and Laurie Glimcher, Weill Cornell Medical College dean, discuss the upward trend in philanthropy and how donations provide seed money for innovative research projects and recruit top talent.
America's wealthiest philanthropists donated a total of more than $3.4 billion to charity, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dominic Chu discuss.
The pope had a good message on the poor but his attack on capitalism was hard to digest. You know who we need now? A Medieval Jewish rabbi.
The hotel Santa is the latest in a line of do-gooders whose anonymous actions have come to light.
An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.
Two men are trying to make the holiday less stressful—and more fun—for troops who cannot be home with family by sending sports equipment overseas.
Stacey Asher founded "Portfolios with Purpose" in 2011. Asher says you can sign up before December 31st.
You could write off the mystery tipper as a novelty in the charity world, but the mega-tipper may, in fact, be part of a trend toward direct giving.
Marking his exit from his business empire, Norway's richest man, Olav Thon, gifted a charity a 71.9% stake of his company, valued at $1.3 billion.