Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Nike's Phil Knight, in world's top charitable list
Thu Jan 02 2014, 12:57 hrs
Here are the top 10 philanthropic gifts of 2013, according to a report from the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The list includes 15 gifts, including six at the $100 million level that tied for No. 10.
Mark Zuckerberg: $992.2 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Phil Knight: $500 million pledge to the Oregon Health and Science University Foundation
Michael Bloomberg: $350 million pledge to Johns Hopkins University
Charles Johnson: $250 million pledge to Yale University
Stephen Ross: $200 million pledge to University of Michigan.
Inset - Muriel Block (6th Position): $160 million bequest to Yeshiva University
John Arrillaga: $151 million pledge to Stanford University
Irwin Jacobs: $133 million pledge to Cornell NYC Tech
Charles Munger: $110 million pledge to University of Michigan
The number ten spot of the philanthropic gifts list is shared by six at the $100 million level. David Koch: $100 million pledge to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Frank McCourt: $100 million pledge to Georgetown University Ronald Perelman: $100 million pledge to Columbia Business School T. Denny Sanford: $100 million pledge to University of California at San Diego Stephen Schwarzman: $100 million pledge to Tsinghua University in Beijing Deborah Joy Simon: $100 million pledge to Mercersburg Academy