Free Online Course on Effective Charitable Giving featuring Warren Buffett

For the second year, the Learning by Giving Foundation, run by Warren Buffett's sister Doris, is holding Giving with Purpose, a free online course in effective philanthropy. As part of the course, participants will be able to nominate charities to receive grants, and help give away more than $100,000 of the Buffetts' money.
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Just How Far Does Warren Buffett’s Philanthropic Influence Extend?

The latest philanthropist with a connection to Buffett, former Geico President and CEO Louis Simpson, has given $10 million to his alma mater, Ohio Wesleyan, in the past two years. He's been pretty quiet so far, but is definitely one to watch.
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Buffett’s Million Dollar Charitable Bet

Back in 2008, Buffett bet Ted Seides of Protégé Partners, LLC that hedge funds could not outcompete the stock market as a whole. The winner would donate $1 million of Buffett’s money to the charity of their choice. After trailing the first four years, Buffett, who is playing for Girls, Inc. of Omaha now has a sizable lead.
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The Buffetts are Hungry for Food Security

Warren’s son Howard G. Buffett, and his grandson Howard W. Buffett are passionate about finding sustainable long-term solutions to feeding the one billion people in the world that are chronically hungry. In order to tackle the problem, the Buffetts they have recently released a book called 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World, and launched a series of programs with the same name.
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Buffett's "Grow Your Own Business Challenge" for Kid Entrepreneurs is a Little Underwhelming

For the third year running, Warren Buffett is challenging budding entrepreneurs to build their own business. The “Grow Your Own Business Challenge” was created as part of Warren Buffet’s Secret Millionaires Club, an animated TV and web series that features Buffett as a secret mentor to a group of kids whose fun-filled adventures lead them through a series of financial and business problems that they have to solve. The competition is open to kids age 7-14, and offers awards of $5,000 to one individual and one team for the best new business idea.
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