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Less than 1% of the world’s billionaires donate to housing and shelter charities. Here are the top 10 causes the world’s richest people gi...

What causes do billionaires love to support? Organizations fighting homelessness receive support from .01% of the world's wealthiest people.

Johor’s Crown Prince is bringing Ronaldo, Pires, Figo and other retired stars to Malaysia for a match with his team

There's even going to be a session for fan autographs and photo opportunities with the football stars.

Wells Fargo donating $1 billion to affordable housing as part of a larger philanthropic shakeup

The donation stems from a study that found no state or metro area in the US has enough affordable rental housing to support lowest-income residents.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos is one of the few top US billionaires who haven’t signed the Giving Pledge. Here’s how much the Amazon CEO has given to charity...

The Amazon CEO is worth $114 billion and is the only American among the world's five richest people who has not signed the Giving Pledge.
MacKenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos.

MacKenzie Bezos just pledged to give away half her fortune during her lifetime, something Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the world, has avoided doi...

Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos, has long refused to join the pledge to give at least half of his wealth to charity during his lifetime or in his will.

The 15 biggest private donations to universities by the ultra rich

The largest gift in higher education belongs to Michael Bloomberg, who donated $1.8 billion to make Johns Hopkins University "need-blind."

A billionaire’s surprise vow to pay Morehouse graduates’ loans is part of the newest trend in the student-debt crisis

Robert F. Smith surprised this year's Morehouse College grads by promising to pay off their student debt. He is not the first billionaire to do this.

How to solve a problem with no apparent solution, according to top problem solver Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, explains how to solve problems with no apparent solution.
Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist.

Meet Craig ‘Craigslist’ Newmark, the self-professed ‘nerd’ who built a $1 billion online listing empire and donated $20 millio...

Craig Newmark started a newsletter in 1995 that grew into Craigslist. Today, a forthcoming company — tech news site The Markup — backed by Newmark is making headlines.