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Philanthropy

The practice of a wealthy individual or corporation giving money to charity or other programs designed to help others. The term is most applicable when the individual or corporation starts his/her/its own 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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As disaster relief providers, Alwaleed Philanthropies has extended a helping hand by its partners in many countries that have suffered from earthquakes and floods, like in Egypt, Jeddah, Nepal and Turkey, in addition to supporting those who had been affected by the Tsunami.
Building bridges between cultures and civilizations is one of the Alwaleed Philanthropies main areas of focus, its work supports six existing centers in the most prominent international universities (Georgetown, Harvard, Edinburgh, Cambridge and the American University of Beirut and the American University in Cairo) in addition to the Islamic Hall at the Louvre in Paris.
The wide spectrum of global philanthropic projects undertaken by the Alwaleed Philanthropies are distinguished by their dedication to "building bridges for a better world" - without boundaries - and, regardless of gender, race, or religion.
Bloomberg Philanthropies has a proven track record of supporting creative and innovative public art that enlivens urban landscapes.
About Bloomberg Philanthropies Bloomberg Philanthropies' mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people.
Contact Bloomberg Philanthropies, Meghan Womack, +212-205-0176, meghan@bloomberg.
Contact: Bloomberg Philanthropies, Meghan Womack, +212-205-0176, meghan@bloomberg.
The new Bloomberg Philanthropies website--combined with our inaugural Annual Letter and Program Update--will allow us to better communicate the work we and our partners do to help people around the world live better, longer lives," said Bloomberg.
Bloomberg Philanthropies works in five focus areas that encompass the issues Michael R.
Environment: Bloomberg Philanthropies believes that real progress fighting climate change happens at the local level and focuses on spurring change through initiatives to promote clean energy and urban sustainability.