Philanthropic People: Daniel Loeb

Daniel Loeb, CEO of Third Point LLC and a leader in portfolio management, risk management, and research, may be best known for his contributions to the business world…but he has a long history of diverse charitable giving as well. Loeb’s causes include education, health, community, and progressive issues such as LGBT rights. Education: Daniel Loeb serves […]


Philanthropic ‘Frenemies’ Compete in Charitable Giving

The saying goes, “a little friendly competition never hurt anyone.” This is especially true in the world of philanthropy, where being the biggest donor means that everybody wins. There is currently some friendly competition happening between mega-donors Daniel Loeb and Bill Ackman, two hedge funders that the media has playfully dubbed “frenemies” on more than […]

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Two Major Philanthropic Foundations Team Up for Human Rights

In an excellent example of collaborative philanthropy, the Daniel S. Loeb Family Third Point Foundation and the Paul E. Singer Foundation are teaming up to award the Human Rights Campaign grants to support LGBT rights abroad. Earlier this month, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced how these two influential foundations were pledging to award grants […]