Philanthropy

 

Some notable philanthropists

Greatest philanthropists by amount of USD

The following table orders the greatest philanthropists by estimated amount given to charity, corresponding to USD.

Name Amount given Cause
Warren Buffett $30.7 billion healthcare, extreme poverty, education, access to information technology
Bill Gates $29 billion Education, AIDS-prevention
Li Ka-shing $10 billion Education, healthcare
George Soros $6 billion Democratic governance, anti-Fascist publications, human rights, economic, legal, and social reform
Azim Premji $2 billion Education, healthcare
Howard Hughes $1.56 billion Medical