Philanthropy

Bikes for Schoolchildren in Tanzania

For students in rural Tanzania, a new bicycle means better access to education.

Philanthropy

Bloomberg on Philanthropy

The former mayor of New York City shares his thoughts on the impact of private donations on public issues.

Philanthropy

FEED Projects Feeds the World

Lauren Bush Lauren’s creation continues to fight hunger in Africa and beyond, one bag at a time.

Philanthropy

Post-Mao… Wow!

How did a Belgian businessman come to fund China’s top contemporary art institution? Baron Guy Ullens, the force behind the Ullens Center for...

Philanthropy

Saving the Mount

The Berkshires home of Edith Wharton testifies to her time and taste, but $3 million must be raised soon or it may become a historic footnote.

Philanthropy

How Jean Pigozzi Plans to Save the World

On a remote island off Panama’s Pacific coast, the businessman/conservationist welcomes scientists to his Liquid Jungle Lab, a one-of-a-kind...

Philanthropy

Saving the Elephants

While writing Travels on My Elephant, intrepid Englishman Mark Shand fell in love with his five-ton amber-eyed companion, Tara. Now he’s made it...