Kevin Durant is part of a growing class of civic-minded athletes with deep pockets. A new $10 million education gift in his native Maryland shows that the 29-year-old also knows what he's doing as a philanthropist.
African-American Hollywood producer-writer Shonda Rhimes has been on our radar for a while, and has made major donations to the Smithsonian and Obama Foundation. What's she up to with her new foundation?
As entertainers have amassed bigger fortunes, more philanthropy has followed. The giving of Phil and Monica Rosenthal offers the latest case study.
At just 36 years old, Scooter Braun owns two record labels, and with wife Yael Cohen Braun, has established a philanthropic foundation. We look at what they're up to.
Wealthy athletes are a rising and potent force in philanthropy. A case in point is Kevin Durant who already has an impressive charitable footprint. Better yet, we suspect he's just getting warmed up.
Patron support remains relatively scarce in a theater space dominated by institutional funders. Even more so when it comes to funding theater education programs for kids. Here's an exception.
With $8 billion and no heirs, Geffen's giving spree, toggling between New York and LA, is unlikely to let up any time soon. We read the tea leaves of his $150 million gift to LACMA.
George Clooney's effort to promote peace in Africa is a case study of effective celebrity philanthropy. He focuses on overlooked niches and commits both his star power and real money to moving the needle.
Given that Michael Jordan has been a major global phenomenon for decades, it’s easy to forget how young he is still is. The 54-year-old billionaire is now turning to giving on a bigger level.
Movies have a big part to play in the average person’s interaction with science. A project pairing STEM-related movies with expert talks is in its 12th season, having spread to 72 cinemas to date.
A billionaire couple historically focused on health and education causes comes around to the educational and economic value of supporting a film museum's beleaguered capital project.
We recently sat down with Access Hollywood veteran Shaun Robinson, who has turned to philanthropy with a focus on improving outcomes for young girls.
We’ve watched the movie star's outfit grow from a pet project to a sizable institutional grantmaker. Now, the foundation has done its biggest round of funding yet. Here's where the money is going.