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.
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?