Wêreldwyd begin al meer welvarende persone ervaar dat “giving while living” vir hulle die satisfaksie gee om nog in hulle eie leeftyd te sien en ervaar hoedat hulle welvaart ‘n betekenisvolle verskil in mense se lewens en in die wêreld maak. Die persoon wat in die moderne tyd die baanbreker hiervoor was, is Chuck Feeney. [...]
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Mario Morino (Venture Pilanthropy Partners, March 2004) For anyone who is serious about their philanthropy, one of the biggest challenges is to figure out how best to deploy their charitable dollars. In the beginning, people often are overwhelmed—should they start a family foundation? Should they endow a fund in perpetuity? Should they identify a few organizations [...]
Philanthropists are paying more attention to how they give their money away: The Economist, May 26th 2005 ANDREW CARNEGIE would surely have approved of David Sainsbury. The supermarket tycoon turned politician is one of Britain's richest men. It was reported this week that he not only intends to give away at least £1 billion ($1.83 billion) [...]
The problem of our age is the proper administration of wealth, that the ties of brotherhood may still bind together the rich and poor in harmonious relationship. The conditions of human life have not only been changed, but revolutionized, within the past few hundred years. In former days there was little difference between the [...]
Chuck Feeney on Giving While Living "I see little reason to delay giving when so much good can be achieved through supporting worthwhile causes today." -- Chuck Feeney, visionary philanthropist and founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies. (Jun 17, 2014) Warren Buffet on Chuck Feeney: Recipient Of The [...]
In 2006, I made a commitment to gradually give all of my Berkshire Hathaway stock to philanthropic foundations. I couldn't be happier with that decision. Now, Bill and Melinda Gates and I are asking hundreds of rich Americans to pledge at least 50% of their wealth to charity. So I think it is fitting that [...]