An Inside Look at the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have gotten a slow start with his personal philanthropy, but he’s making up for lost time now. His biggest and most recent major gift has been $15 million to establish the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics, at Bezos’ alma mater Princeton University. This gift was announced just before Christmas, 2011.
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Amazon Gets More Serious About Charity

As recently as last year, Amazon was responding to inquiries about how it gave back by saying things like, “if we do our job right, our greatest contribution to the good of society will come from our core business activities...." With the launch of its new AmazonSmile program, however, the world’s largest online retailer can now say it is giving back by doing something more than just looking out for its bottom line.
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