This week in Philanthropy – week 39

By September 29, 2017Grant management

Are you up to date with news within the philanthropy industry? Find the latest best picked Philanthropy news here to keep you up to date with the Philanthropy world.

Apple is catching up with it’s philanthropy

Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing and his wife gifted Bowdoin College $10 million.

The donation was made around the same time as Apple’s iPhone X’s launch at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino. The donation was made for the purpose of allowing the college to expand programs for students who want to study oceans, the environment, and climate change.

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Scooter Braun talks Philanthropy

Scooter Braun, the face of music’s leading philanthropists, also known as a music manager of big names like Kanye West, Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande discussed his philanthropy efforts.

Braun talks about wanting to get more involvement in what he can do to help as a citizen. His efforts previously includes Hand in Hand hurricane relief benefit and the One Love Manchester concert.

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Forbes celebrate its 100th Anniversary by hosting a Philanthropy Summit

On September 19th 2017, Forbes celebrate its 100 years anniversary by hosting its 6th Annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy. The theme of the summit was “Solutions for the Next 100 Years.”

World’s leading philanthropists and social entrepreneurs attended to join the discussion on the depth of increasingly complex global challenge and opportunity for innovative ideas and practices to solve them.

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Mark Zuckerberg will no longer fund his philanthropy by reclassifying Facebook stock

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is settling a lawsuit with Facebook shareholders. Zuckerberg attempted to reclassify Facebook’s stock so he could sell shares to fund philanthropic projects that he and his wife are leading.

Zuckerberg was meant to stand a trial in Delaware however has now pulled his request to reclassifying the company’s shares.

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Here you have this week’s news of the philanthropy sector, this hopefully kept you informed on the latest occurrences in the industry.

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