The Ikea Foundation is Ramping Up

The Ikea Foundation's giving is growing--and fast. Last year, the foundation awarded more than $140 million in grants to international development NGOs, an increase of 21 percent from 2012. It not only gave away about as much money last year as the Rockefeller Foundation, it gave far more for global development. Who knew?
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Why Tom Perkins Misses the Point on Global Charity and the Super-Rich

As wealth becomes concentrated into the hands of fewer people, and the United States embraces deficit reduction over policies explicitly designed poverty alleviation, exactly how much are the nation’s billionaires and multi-millionaires filling in global service gaps through charitable expenditures?
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