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Issue #239
Spring 2012


Cover Story

Howard Warren Buffett

By Menachem Kaiser

Grandpa built the empire. Dad provided the inspiration. Howard Warren Buffett is the future.


Ella Dershowitz: Ella Enchanted.

By Victoria Scrozzo

Why Ella Dershowitz chose the stage over the courtroom.

Nicholas Lloyd Webber: Don’t call him Sir

By Menachem Kaiser

Nicholas Lloyd Webber adds a name, changes careers, and introduces this generation to a little prince.

Alexander Soros: Making Alexander Great

By Nancy A. Ruhling

The 26-year-old son of legendary hedge fund manager George Soros takes a giant step toward the spotlight.

Matthew Corrin: Breath of fresh(ii) air

By Darren Gluckman

Healthy and fast are at the root of Matthew Corrin’s take-out revolution.

Anthony Scaramucci: Sky’s the limit.

By Nancy A. Ruhling

The 24/7 existence of hedge fund king Anthony Scaramucci.

Jonah Wittkamper: This is our youth

By Marc Weisblott

From texting with President Obama to creating a global youth summit, Jonah Wittkamper is on a search for common ground.

Caroline Cummings Rafferty: Sweet Caroline

By Julie Jacobs

Her grandfather started Speedway, and third generation philanthropist Caroline Cummings Rafferty is similarly in the fast lane.

Michael J. Greene: Penny wise

By Alanna Mager

Michael J. Greene has a big idea that costs very little.


  • Pippa skies for kids
  • Healthy $50 million gift to UCLA
  • Giving in motion
  • Cargill heiress leaves $6 billion
  • Harry dons William mask for charity race
  • Students dance up millions
  • Penn makes money appear for charity
  • Canada’s wealthiest family gives to hospital
  • Oxford given sweetest note
  • Winehouse spurs recovery


  • amfAR New York Gala
  • Sisters on the Planet
  • Breguet Grand Opening in Bal Harbour
  • UNCF “A Mind Is” Gala
  • The School of American Ballet Winter Ball
  • FilmAid NYC
  • AICF 72nd Anniversary Gala
  • Roundabout Theatre Company Spring Gala
  • Children of Chernobyl
  • Power of Love Gala

The Index

Philanthropy Next

Social innovation, activism, and entrepreneurship are some of the buzzwords dominating this year’s Next Generation list.