The donation from Resnick and his wife, Lynda — to build a sustainability center, fund immediate research and enrich an endowment expected to spin off $20 million a year — is the second-largest to an American university.
Continue Reading Billionaires Lynda and Stewart Resnick Donate $750-million Gift to Caltech for Climate Research.

Billionaires Lynda and Stewart Resnick Donate $750-million Gift to Caltech for Climate Research.

Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, middle, and Stewart Resnick in the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis surface science lab at Caltech.  (Photo: Caltech)   It did not escape…

Marcus heavily contributed to the launch of the Georgia Aquarium, which opened in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, in 2005. Based mostly on the $250M million donation for the Aquarium, Marcus and his wife, Billi, were listed among the top charitable donors in the country by The Chronicle of Philanthropy in 2005.
Continue Reading Billionaire Co-Founder of Home Depot is Giving Away 80% of his Wealth to Charity

Billionaire Co-Founder of Home Depot is Giving Away 80% of his Wealth to Charity

The Home Depot Co-Founder Bernard Marcus – Wikipedia Photo   The co-founder of The Home Depot announced recently that he intends to give most of his remaining fortune to charity,…

A Man Of 3 Worlds: The Russian-American Billionaire Giving Millions To U.S. and U.K. Universities

Len Blavatnik, the Ukrainian-born and Russian-raised billionaire businessman with a net worth of $17.9 billion, says he has given away $500 million to charity so far, mostly to world-renowned universities…