Meet the James Bond of philanthropy!
Sree Vijaykumar
Sree Vijaykumar
From the Editor's Desk
Meet Charles Feeney, the James Bond of philanthropy. Last month, with a $7 million grant to Cornell university, he officially emptied his pockets and met his aspiration of 'giving while living'. Altogether, he has contributed $8 billion to his philanthropies, which support higher education, public health, human rights and scientific research. His remaining personal net worth is slightly more than $2 million. That's not quite broke, by any standard, but it is a modest amount for a man who controlled thousands of times as much wealth. He and his wife, Helga, now live in a rented apartment in San Francisco. Full story here

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