Gifts & Giving
Public Commons
Social Ventures
Home » NonProfits

News Briefing: Mexican Billionare Mocks Gates & Buffett

By Brian Walsh on March 16, 2007No Comment
  • Teenagers celebrating their
    bar and bat mitzvahs have emerged as a major charitable force — with
    many giving away their monetary gifts totaling millions annually. [New York Sun]

  • The world’s third-richest man, Mexican telecom magnate Carlos Slim,
    poked gentle fun at the philanthropy of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett,
    and said businessmen can do more good by building solid companies than
    by "going around like Santa Claus" donating money. [Washington Post]

  • A $1 million donation by NJ Gov. Jon Corzine to Seton Hall Law School played no part in the school’s awarding of a scholarship to the governor’s former companion, the dean says. [New York Times]
Share This Post
[] [Digg] [Facebook] [LinkedIn] [Twitter] [Email]

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.


#cgi2010 Allison Fine Barack Obama Beth Kanter Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Clinton Blogs Case Foundation CauseWired Changing Our World Clinton Global Initiative Corporate Social Responsibility Disasters DonorsChoose Facebook Facebook Causes Flash Causes Fundraising Fundraising Nightmares Giving Pledge GlobalGiving Haiti Hillary Clinton Kiva Lilya Wagner Mario Morino Millennials Non-profit organization Nonprofit NonProfits Philanthropy Planned Giving Politics Ron Paul Skoll Social Actions Social Media Susan Carey Dempsey Susan Raymond Ph.D Tom Watson Twitter United Nations Women YouTube


Philanthropy News

Sites We Like


onPhilanthropy and DotOrgJobs are published by CauseWired Communications, LLC - copyright 1999-2011, all rights reserved.