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Making Philanthropy Personal and Urgent

Posted on October 12, 2014 by Mark Neithercut

Former president, CEO, and chairman of Intel, Andrew Grove, gives millions toward causes in which he has a deep personal connection. Over the last 20 years, through his foundation, Grove has given away more than $115 million. His diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease was a large motivation for this his giving, donating $26 million to the cause. Read more about his personal giving habits here.

Mixing Philanthropy and Profit

Posted on October 5, 2014 by Mark Neithercut

Some businesses strive to make philanthropic giving a key part of their company DNA. Heart of Tea is one of those businesses. The New York City tea maker gives 30 percent of its annual profits to charity. In 2013, in just its second year in business, Heart of Tea donated $10,000 to charity. Read more about how this successful business gives back.