With ties to Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York, Alabama, and the Bay Area this former football player and his wife are focusing their philanthropy on early literacy.
Much of Steven Spielberg's philanthropy happens anonymously. But the Righteous Persons Foundation is one way the box office billionaire funds anti-hate efforts. We check in with its ED at a critical moment.
The recent $1 million gift after Charlottesville was a reminder that James Murdoch's politics are nothing like those of his conservative father, Rupert, who is worth $12 billion.
Like young tech winners, today's stars are turning to philanthropy earlier and in a bigger way. A case in point: 26-year-old Jennifer Lawrence.
Popular entertainment has mass reach in the millions, but social justice funders don't usually pay it much attention. The Pop Culture Collaborative aims to change that. What's its game plan?
Nearly 4 million displaced children worldwide are not in school. George and Amal Clooney are part of a new funding partnership to give hope to Syrian refugee children. Who else is paying attention?
The Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation recently gave a total of $90,000 to three charities in South Carolina. We look at how this foundation operates and the types of local causes it gravitates towards.
If you’ve ever planned a trip to Europe, then you’re probably already familiar with travel expert Rick Steves. But we’ve noticed Steves dabbling quite a bit in the world of philanthropy, lately, too.
Joseph Pedott is the advertising legend behind two pop culture icons, the Chia Pet and the Clapper. Now, he's putting his wealth to use for kids in Chicago and San Francisco.
While Dr. Dre's sale of Beats to Apple didn't quite make him a billionaire, the hip hop mogul netted plenty of cash. We take a look at Dre's emerging philanthropy, including a recent performing arts gift.
The wealthy creator of The Simpsons passed away in 2015 after a rush of last-minute big gifts. Now a foundation has emerged to back the causes he cared about, starting with animal rights.
Is the measure of a philanthropist only what he or she donates to charity from their own personal assets? We look at that question amid claims that many celebrities don't give in a meaningful way.
We rarely see an industry insider start a foundation to bring industry jobs to his respective corner of the country. Then again, there's nothing conventional about George R. R. Martin.