Sie sind auf Seite 1von 1

The 50 Most Generous Philanthropists

RANK NAME DONORS NEW ON THE 2004 LIST BACKGROUND 2000-2004 GIVEN OR PLEDGED MILLIONS CAUSES ESTIMATED REMAINING LIFETIME GIVING* NET WORTH** MILLIONS MILLIONS GIVING AS A % OF NET WORTH***

1 Bill and Melinda Gates 2 Gordon and Betty Moore 3 Warren Buffett 4 George Soros 5 James and Virginia Stowers 6 Eli and Edythe Broad 7 Michael and Susan Dell 8 Alfred Mann 9 Paul Allen 10 Walton Family 11 Ruth Lilly 12 Veronica Atkins 13 Michael Bloomberg 14 Bernard Marcus 15 Donald Bren 16 Jeffrey Skoll 17 Patrick and Lore Harp McGovern 18 Pierre and Pam Omidyar 19 H.F.(Gerry)andMargueriteLenfest 20 Kirk Kerkorian 21 Sidney Kimmel 22 Irwin and Joan Jacobs 23 Robert Meyerhoff 24 John Kluge 25 Clayton and MaryAnn Mathile 26 Jon Huntsman 27 Frank and Jane Batten 28 Sandy and Joan Weill 29 George Kaiser 30 William and Claudia Coleman 31 David Geffen 32 Tom Monaghan 33 Phillip Anschutz 34 Peter Lewis 35 Arthur Blank 36 Ted and Joan Waitt 37 Charles and Helen Schwab 38 Alberto Vilar 39 Sidney Frank 40 Oprah Winfrey 41 Catherine Reynolds 42 William and Alice Goodwin 43 Gary and Frances Comer 44 Henry and Susan Samueli 45 Ted Turner 46 Haim and Cheryl Saban 47 Ira and Mary Lou Fulton 48 Kenneth Behring 49 David and Cheryl Duffield 50 Martha Ingram

Microsoft co-founder $10,085 Intel co-founder 7,046 Berkshire Hathaway CEO 2,721 Investor 2,301 American Century founder 1,346 SunAmerica, KB Home founder 1,333 Dell founder 933 Medical devices 830 Microsoft co-founder 735 Family of Wal-Mart founder 650 Eli Lilly Heiress 560 Widow of Dr. Robert Atkins 500 Bloomberg founder; NYC mayor 490 Home Depot co-founder 432 Real estate 427 Ex-president of eBay 386 IDG founder 365 eBay chairman, founder 351 Former Suburban Cable owner 349 Investor 347 Jones Apparel chairman 341 Qualcomm co-founder 312 Real estate developer 304 Metromedia founder 301 Former Iams chairman, CEO 297 Huntsman founder, chairman 290 Landmark Comm. founder 285 Citigroup chairman 280 Oil & gas, banking, real estate 275 BEA Systems co-founder 251 DreamWorks co-founder 233 Dominos Pizza founder 232 Anschutz Corp. 226 Progressive chairman 212 Home Depot co-founder 183 Gateway founder 183 Charles Schwab 174 Investor 162 Sidney Frank Importing 160 Harpo chairman 151 Student loan business 150 AMF Bowling chairman 140 Lands End founder 133 Broadcom chairman, co-founder 124 CNN founder 121 Saban Capital Group 121 Fulton Homes 118 Real estate 118 PeopleSoft co-founder 117 Ingram Industries 116

Health, education, info. access $27,976 Environmental conservation, science 7,300 Reproductive choice, reducing nukes 2,730 Open and free societies 5,171 Biomedical research 1,564 Public education, arts, science 1,570 Childrens health and education 1,230 Biomedical education and research 1,000 Arts, culture 831 Education 1,000 Poetry, libraries, culture 750 Eradication of diabetes 500 Education, medical research, arts 597 Aquarium, Jewish causes, health 550 Education, environment 437 Social entrepreneurs 419 Brain research 380 Social change 421 Higher education, arts 375 Humanitarian and Armenian causes 550 Cancer research, arts, Jewish causes 473 Education, arts 450 Art, higher education 305 Library of Congress 751 Youth, education, entrepreneurship 322 Cancer, business education, homeless 495 Higher education 315 Arts, education 315 Antipoverty in Oklahoma 287 Cognitive disabilities 251 Health, HIV/AIDS, arts 260 Catholic education and services 450 Hospitals, culture, children, education 450 Education, arts 287 Youth, arts, environment 206 Family, community violence prevention 360 Social issues, education, arts 231 Arts, culture 225 Education, health care, arts 160 International education initiatives 175 Arts, education, social entrepreneurs 150 Cancer research, higher education 185 Environment, education 136 Education, alternative medicine, arts 174 Environment, global security 1,200 Hospital, U.S. and Israeli charities 128 Higher education, community initiatives 131 Smithsonian, wheelchairs 118 Animals, humane society, education 200 Education, arts 754

$48,000 3,800 41,000 7,200 716 6,000 14,200 1,400 20,000 95,800 300 500 5,000 2,000 4,300 4,400 2,000 10,400 825 5,800 750 1,700 n.a. 11,000 1,800 2,300 1,000 1,400 4,000 75 4,400 500 5,200 1,600 1,200 1,400 2,800 950 1,600 1,300 550 120 1,000 1,500 1,900 2,200 355 420 1,100 2,500

58% 192 8 72 218 26 9 71 4 1 250 100 12 28 10 10 19 4 45 9 63 26 n.a. 7 18 22 32 23 7 335 6 90 9 18 17 26 8 24 10 13 27 154 14 12 63 6 37 28 18 30

*Based on public records & interviews with donors **Based on Forbes 400 list & BW estimates Note: For an explanation of our ranking methodology, see page 90

***Donations as a percent of remaining net worth Data: BusinessWeek, GuideStar, Chronicle of Philanthropy