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Obama Foundation Receives $100M Donation

The Obama Foundation has received its largest donation yet – $100 million from billionaire Jeff Bezos. The Barack Obama Foundation was founded in 2014 to continue former President Obama’s work after he left the White House. It oversees the ongoing creation of the Barack Obama Presidential Center, which will be a community center in Chicago […]

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Bezos Earth Fund Pledges $2B for Environment

The Bezos Earth Fund is promising to pour $2 billion into environmental protection, said founder Jeff Bezos as he spoke to world leaders at the COP26 climate summit on Tuesday, November 2nd. “Nature is beautiful, but it is also fragile,” said Bezos at the conference. “I was reminded of this in July when I went into […]

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Jeff Bezos Donates $200 Mil to Smithsonian

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will be an astronaut after his July 20th launch aboard the Blue Origin rocket New Shepard, alongside his brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old pilot Wally Funk and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen. The flight will last only 11 minutes, but Daemen’s seat sold at auction for $28 million. With that kind of money in […]

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Unveils $2B Philanthropic Fund

Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a net worth in the realm of $160 billion. Money like that, wielded philanthropically, can alter the shape of the world. Bill Gates is already doing that, with his anti-disease efforts worldwide. Andrew Carnegie did it by donating nearly 3,000 libraries to towns and cities […]

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Donald Graham Pledges to Keep Giving to Washington D.C.

The owner and chairman of the Washington Post Company, Donald Graham, is getting ready for a major re-branding and shift in business.  Graham announced recently that he would be selling his newspaper, The Washington Post, to a different kind of Washingtonian, Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com.  Graham’s company will be renamed after the sale take place […]