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.
It has taken some time for Beyoncé’s giving to catch up to the level of thoughtfulness and precision on display in her artistic work. A new scholars initiative points to a growing intentionality.
Long Island billionaire media mogul Charles Dolan and family focus much of their giving on the New York City area. Health is one interest. We tell you about that and others.
Giving to promote diversity has lately been gaining steam. Recently, the biggest donors in this space, George Lucas and his partner Mellody Hobson, stepped up again.
With Chicago's schools facing major funding shortfalls, we look at how local education support is coming from some unexpected places.
SpongeBob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg recently announced that he's been diagnosed with ALS. With Hillenburg in the news, we take a look at giving from him and his wife Karen.
Longtime host Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has racked in quite a bit of money through the years, He and his wife steer a family foundation. We take a look at some of this giving.
The new Roddenberry Prize invited pretty much anyone in any field to apply, as long as they’re after a “boldly better future.” So who landed these hefty awards?
While most of the giving of Michael Eisner, the former CEO of Disney, is focused in Los Angeles, he hasn't forgotten where he went to school—far away, in Ohio.
Damon is among the handful of celebrity philanthropists who's really moved the needle on his cause, clean water. So what's he up to now, in working with a beer company?
The Oscar nominees are finally more diverse this year. And within the film industry itself, one power couple is taking a stand on diversity, and putting up new funding, too: Will and Jada Smith.
Colin Kaepernick’s name has been in the news lately, as the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers takes a stand (or rather a knee) for racial justice. He's engaged in philanthropy for the cause, too.