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Billionaire John Paulson has pledged to donate $8.5 million to Success Academy Charter Schools for schools in NYC.
An estimated 27 percent of US public high schools will not have any sports by the year 2020 if current trends continue, reports one group.
Prince William has a new job, but he isn't in it for the money. The prince plans to donate his salary to charity.
Hedge fund billionaire George Soros's charitable foundation may be kicked out of Russia, as Moscow considers banning foreign NGOs that promote democracy.
Phil Knight and OHSU have raised $1 billion for the detection of lethal cancers in their early stages.
A British billionaire wants to build a multilevel skatepark to address the issue of "brain drain."
These individuals won the Skoll Award for social entrepreneurship. Their goal: to improve the plight of the poor in the developing world.
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan donated $5 million to a scholarship fund dedicated to helping undocumented immigrants attend college.
Americans gave a record $358 billion to charity in 2014, showing that philanthropy has fully recovered from the recession.
Wall Street's best athlete Mark Rubin helped train Morgan Brennan and FMHR trader Jon Najarian for the Wall Street Decathlon which benefits Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Andy McOrmond of WallachBeth, weighs in.
Fidelity Charitable donor-advised fund program has become the nation's second-biggest charitable donor after the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The system is failing for millions of working Americans who can't feed their families, says FEED founder Lauren Bush Lauren.
In less than two weeks, a young girl from Washington has crowdfunded her work helping the homeless.
"Fight for Education" benefited charity Happy Hearts Fund and featured hedge fund managers beating each other up.
Malcolm Gladwell slammed billionaire money manager and Harvard Business School alumnus, John Paulson, after his record donation.
The donation comes from John Paulson, the billionaire money manager behind Paulson & Co., who graduated from Harvard Business School.
Ten more billionaires have signed on to the Giving Pledge, including Epic CEO Judy Faulkner, who plans to give away 99 percent of her wealth.
Last year's winner, Andy Chua of Singapore, paid $2,166,766 for his chance to dine with Buffett in New York
Financiers may be growing too dominant in the nonprofit world, bringing values and priorities that may not be in the best interests of charity, according to a new study.
Ken Fisher has made millions in real estate, but he prefers to put his expertise to work for injured veterans and their families.
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