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Issue #275
Spring 2018



Adam Rockefeller Growald

Ecosystems, Evolution, and Energetic Philanthropy with adam Rockefeller Growald.



Adam Rockefeller Growald: Rock of Ages

By Efraim Wyeth

Ecosystems, Evolution, and Energetic Philanthropy with adam Rockefeller Growald.

Scott Harrison: Aqua Man

By Kimberly Greene

First, former party boy Scott Harrison transformed himself, then he transformed the lives of millions of others.

Jake Gyllenhaal: Stronger than Yesterday

By Mariah Pardy

How the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman became an inspiration for A-list actor Jake Gyllenhaal.

Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins: Omaze-ing

By Julie Jacobs

Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins have made winning once-in-a-lifetime experiences as easy as giving $10 to charity.

Jonathan Keidan: InsideStuff

By Bodey Doyle

Jonathan Keidan embraces disruption with style.

Malcolm Sutherland-Foggio: Making Noise

By J.H. Wynne

After surviving childhood cancer, Malcolm Sutherland-Foggio created his own foundation to help fund research.

Connor Berryhill: Ocean Warrior

By Rena Godfrey

Connor Berryhill has a mission to save the ocean.


  • The Smithsonian raises $1.88 billion
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital bequeathed $60 million
  • Pittsburgh Foundation gives $37 million
  • Paul Allen gives $125 million for AI researcher
  • $24 million partnership launched for Parkinson’s disease research
  • $50 million for veterinary college
  • $45 million to arts center
  • $50 million for San Diego’s homeless
  • Home Depot Foundation commits $50 million
  • UC San Francisco gifted with $500 million
  • Celebrities contribute to March for Our Lives
  • New foundation created from bitcoin shares
  • $515 million to fight disease in Mozambique
  • Gates Foundation donates $170 million
  • Johns Hopkins gifted with $75 million


  • amfAR Gala New York
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Winter Lunch
  • Tropical Safari Gala
  • Plates for Pediatrics
  • Beit Hatfutsot Anniversary
  • Film Independent Spirit Awards
  • Night of Assists Charity Gala

The Index

Philanthropy Next

The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow.

Caring for Kids

Five Questions: Henry Elkus

Different generations can learn from one another to produce the best positive impact.

First Person: Carly Stein

A health scare led Carly Stein to look at bees as a magic solution.