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Award-Winning Philanthropists Explain the Roots of Their Giving

Long before Jeffrey Skoll helped Pierre Omidyar build eBay into a company that made them both billionaires, he wanted to tell stories.

Via The New York Times

Q&A: Founder of China’s first foundation talks future of philanthropy

China is home to the second largest percentage of the world’s billionaires, but philanthropy there remains a relatively new, emerging trend.

Via devex

Meet The Winners Of The Carnegie Medal Of Philanthropy

The award honors the super wealthy who are giving away their money in interesting ways.

Via Fast Company

Superwealthy Donors Say Fundraisers Who Do Their Homework Get the Big Gifts

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to fundraising, according to 19 of the wealthiest donors who were interviewed about how their giving has evolved over time.

Via The Chronicle of Philanthropy

On the receiving end for a change, the Lenfests win the Carnegie Medal

Via The Philadelphia Inquirer

Azim Premji honoured with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

Premji, 70, who founded the Azim Premji Foundation, is among the nine philanthropists named recipients of the 2017 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in “recognition of their outstanding and innovative leadership in philanthropy”

Via Outlook India

One of China’s richest women hopes to keep driving culture of philanthropy

After starting work in a hotel kitchen, Zhai Meiqin began selling furniture and built a billion-dollar conglomerate but she took great pride on Thursday for being recognized for driving a new phenomenon in China—philanthropy.

Via Thomson Reuters Foundation

James Wolfensohn warns US leadership and power is in peril

Via The Australian

Sweet Charity: Big Questions in Philanthropy and Politics

Via Philanthropy Roundtable podcast

A New Landscape of Giving: Power, Policy, and Philanthropy

Competing views on the role of philanthropy in today’s political landscape took center stage at Carnegie Corporation of New York on Thursday as a panel of leading experts discussed the most pressing issues facing the sector and its role in society.

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Introducing the 2015 Carnegie Medal Recipients

Since 2001, the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy has been awarded to those who do “real and permanent good.” Learn about the newest class of philanthropists.

Via Vanity Fair

Paul Allen accepts Carnegie Medal for Philanthropy, says he’s taking an optimistic approach to solving global problems

Via GeekWire

Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Winners Receive Awards

Via The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Low Profile, Long Track Record: The Philanthropy of the Menschel Brothers

Via Inside Philanthropy

Three Cornellians honored for their philanthropic work

Via Cornell Chronicle

David Rubenstein to receive 2015 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

Via The Washington Post

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