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.
With a focus on helping single parents, 26-year-old Anthony Barr of the Minnesota Vikings is an athlete-philanthropist to keep an eye on no matter who you root for on the football field.
The fight against "fake news" has typically been waged by institutional funders and tech donors. It isn't too often that a comedian makes a big gift while calling out a mainstream outlet as a purveyor of disinformation.
Screen legend John Wayne passed away from cancer in 1979. His family has been working ever since to raise money for cancer research and treatment. We check in with Wayne’s granddaughter on how it’s going.
There’s no shortage of money in Hollywood, and yet resources are scarce to help boost diversity in the entertainment industry. What's going on here?
While still filming Desperate Housewives, Eva Longoria went back to school to receive a master’s in Chicano Studies. Now, the Eva Longoria Foundation is laser-focused on empowering Latina women. Here’s the backstory.
At just 36, Beyoncé already has an active track-record of philanthropy. Among her causes, beyond women and girls, are historically black colleges.
Hollywood producer Judd Apatow and his wife, actress Leslie Mann, have a foundation that spreads money to a range of causes. Here's what the couple is into.
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.