Philanthropist


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Philanthropist

A wealthy individual who gives money to charity or other programs designed to help others. The term is most applicable when the individual starts his/her own organization to promote pet programs. For example, Bill Gates established the Gates Foundation to perform a variety of philanthropic activities such as agricultural development and the establishment of libraries.
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NEW YORK, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From July 22-25, 2015, Nexus Global Youth Summit is proud to host 500+ leading millennial philanthropists, impact investors, and social entrepreneurs from across the world at the United Nations to learn, discuss, and collaborate in accelerating solutions to global problems.
This was an initiative of Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif, who had provided a platform to philanthropists to come forward and gave helping had to the unprivileged people.
The typical ultra- wealthy philanthropist donates $ 25 million over the course of his or her lifetime, is 64 years old, has an average net worth of $ 240 million, and an average liquidity of $ 46 million, according to Wealth- X and Arton Capital Philanthropy Report 2014.
At the GQ Men of the Year Awards, Tony Blair was named Philanthropist of the Year which says just one thing - the arty-farty mob running the mag have lost the plot.
That glossy men's magazine packed with poncey articles on tie-clips that most males only pick up in the barber's in the hope a free sachet of after-shave still hangs from a page, has named Tony Blair Philanthropist Of The Year.
KARACHI -- Social activist and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi has been hospitalized and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit due to ill health The well-known philanthropist's kidneys had failed last year and doctors had stated that he would be on dialysis for the rest of his life.
ca has announced that BC-based investor, businessman and philanthropist Michael O'Brian is the recipient of the 2014.
Zuckerberg, 29, and his wife Priscilla Chan gave $990 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the California charity, in December, with this the couple have become the youngest philanthropist under 30 years to top the publication's annual ranking of the top 10 publicly announced gifts.
The exhibition - Morris The Man - will look at the philanthropist behind the empire, which employed hundreds in Coventry at its Gosford Street and Courthouse Green bases.
Lewis as 2012 Outstanding Business Philanthropist at the sixth annual Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy.
Dame Stephanie is a leading philanthropist who has donated millions from her self-made software business.
India's biggest philanthropist Azim Premji of Wipro, transferred nearly two billion dollars of his wealth last December to an irrevocable trust that focuses on education and children's health and nutrition.