Koch tackles poverty by coaching nonprofits on business

U.S. 06/05/19, 00:12

If a billionaire's approach to philanthropy is a reflection of himself, Charles Koch's latest initiative tackling poverty embodies both the wealthy industrialist's business acumen and his distaste for big government.The 3-year-old Stand Together Foundation has lately taken center stage in ...

Bezos’ preschools come as rich get richer, more generous

Business 12/02/18, 10:40

From Jeff Bezos' free preschools to Andrew Carnegie's public libraries, education stands out as a favorite cause among America's wealthiest people.And as the rich get richer, and apparently more generous, this legacy of so-called investment philanthropy has shaped government priorities ...

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

Tech 09/18/18, 06:26

Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.The Bill and Melinda Gates ...

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