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?
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.