• Philanthropists and the charities they support

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Grants

The grants will support wildlife and habitat conservation efforts, the defense of indigenous rights, and innovative grassroots efforts aimed at combating climate change and solving complex environmental issues…. Source: Phil News Digest

University of Michigan Receives $50 Million for Business School

The gift from real estate developer and alumnus Stephen M. Ross will support initiatives at U-M’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business, bringing his total lifetime giving to the university to $378 million…. Source: Phil News Digest

Tulane University Receives $25 Million Gift for Medical School

The gift made by Bertie Deming Smith, in honor of her late husband John W. Deming, will support the largest translational research department in the School of Medicine and help junior investigators in launching their careers…. Source: Phil News Digest

Munk Foundation Awards $81.5 Million for Cardiac Care in Toronto

The gift to the University Health Network will be used to develop a data-driven digital cardiovascular health platform that reduces costs, advances medical research, and improves the outcomes of patients with cardiac and vascular disease…. Source: Phil News Digest