Welcome to the City A.M. Christmas Charity Index, which for the ﬁrst time this year is contained within a special edition charity magazine, City A.M. Giving.
“There is no greater joy than helping a young person explore more about God and the big questions of this universe, [...]
“Think first of the other fellow,” was the first of David Packard’s 11 rules summing up his approach to [...]
Considered one of Silicon Valley’s founding fathers, Gordon Moore is another seminal figure in the history of [...]
Billionaire investor George Soros is best known as “the man who broke the Bank of England” for his bet against [...]
Never stifle a generous impulse,” was one of William Hewlett’s favourite sayings and he kept his word. Hewlett, [...]
Andrew Mellon was part of the same generation as well known figures John Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie and Henry [...]
The MacArthur Foundation is probably best known for its so-called “genius grants” – more formally known [...]
‘It may be egotistical to make donations while one is still alive, but it certainly is fun,” said Knut Wallenberg. [...]
‘I believe that people of substantial wealth potentially create problems for future generations unless they [...]
With overall funding of around £118m a year the Volkswagen Foundation (Volkswagen Stiftung), based in Hanover, [...]
‘Our company’s vision and values have always included a focus on promoting long-term economic prosperity and [...]
Like Wells Fargo, Bank of America’s charitable focus is on helping out local communities. For 2014 it concentrated [...]
“If I am successful in getting out of debt, and become prosperous, I expect to make good use of any wealth that [...]
Two comments overheard in the last month or so indicate that in its own eyes, the City is becoming more philanthropic. [...]
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