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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.
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.