Great Philanthropists
  • Andrew Carnegie -
  • John D Rockefeller (1839-1937) - Founded Standard Oil - Founder of the University of Chicago and Rockefeller University (created from the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research was the country’s first institution devoted exclusively to biomedical research), Supported Northern Baptist Convention.
    Select Rockefeller Philanthropies (2004) documents over $150 billion in philanthropy by his foundations and descendants.
    See Rockefeller Philanthropy: A Selected Guide
    Exxon Mobil Accuses the Rockefellers of a Climate Conspiracy - The New York Times
  • John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) - Property for United Nations in Manhattan, Grand Teton National Park
  • David Rockefeller (1915-) - Chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation, Grandson of John D. Rockefeller - Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Lawrrence Rockefeller (1910 – 2004) grandson of John D. Rockefeller - St. John, Virgin Islands
  • Warren Buffett - Investor
  • Bill Gates - Microsoft
  • Warren Buffett - Investor
  • Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook
  • Michael Bloomberg - Financial manager, Mayor of New York City

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: The Philanthropy 400
Giving It Away, Then and Now - The New York Times
List of philanthropists - Wikipedia
Seven Myths about the Great Philanthropists | Excellence in Philanthropy | The Philanthropy Roundtable
Why So Many People Are Waiting for David Rockefeller to Die — Two types of philanthropists - Give it away early - Wait | Inside Philanthropy

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last updated 10 Jan 2017