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Sheet music for the recording of "We are the World" is signed by artists including Diana Ross and Lionel Richie.

'We Are the World' turns 30

Jan 28, 2015
Grammy winner helped pave way for all-star recordings, concerts that benefit charity.
Posted In: celebrity, philanthropy, we are the world

Andre Agassi’s pivot to education capitalist

Oct 29, 2014
Former tennis star Andre Agassi has spent the last few years building schools. Recently, he has stopped doing it out of pure generosity.
Posted In: Agassi, charter schools, philanthropy

Donald Sterling donates a lot of Clippers tickets

Apr 30, 2014
The notoriously cheap owner of the Clippers is a big donor. Of Clippers tickets.
Posted In: philanthropy, NBA, Donald Sterling, Clippers

The Corcoran Gallery is philanthropy's latest failure

Mar 14, 2014
Can we trust the rich to fund our nation's cultural assets?
Posted In: art, culture, philanthropy, wealth, media, washington dc

College philanthropy hits new high

Feb 12, 2014
Donations to higher ed reached $33.8 billion in 2013.
Posted In: philanthropy, colleges, universities

Who are the biggest givers? And where do they get the money?

Feb 10, 2014
And what are they giving to?
Posted In: philanthropy

Look, we have enough bugs. Can we do other things now?

Jan 3, 2014
Decades ago, Carl Drake left the Smithsonian millions of dollars set aside specifically to collect bugs.
Posted In: philanthropy

Why do big donors give away millions?

Dec 12, 2013
Recognition and peer pressure can motivate some. But donors -- and fundraisers -- say most people don't give millions unless they really care about the cause.
Posted In: philanthropy, donors, donations

Peter and Jennifer Buffett: Questioning parts of the philanthropy business

Dec 11, 2013
Warren Buffett's son Peter and his wife Jennifer wife talk about their ideas on philanthropy.
Posted In: Charity, philanthropy, Warren Buffett

Philanthropy's edge: Innovation and a long time horizon

Dec 10, 2013
Philanthropists say they can take risks that government just can't -- which helps them tackle the root causes of big problems.
Posted In: philanthropy

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