Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies
FounderMichael R. Bloomberg
FocusEnvironment, Public Health, the Arts, Government Innovation, Education, Women's Economic Development in Africa
Headquarters25 East 78th Street
Area served
MethodFunding, Grants, Program Support, Advocacy
Key people
Michael R. Bloomberg, founder
Patti Harris, CEO

Bloomberg Philanthropies is a philanthropic organization that encompasses all of the charitable giving of founder Michael R. Bloomberg.[1] Headquartered in New York City, Bloomberg Philanthropies focuses its resources on five areas: the environment, public health, the arts, government innovation and education.[2] According to the Foundation Center, Bloomberg Philanthropies was the 10th largest foundation in the United States in 2015, the last year for which data was available.[3] Bloomberg has pledged to donate the majority of his wealth, currently estimated at more than $54 billion.[4][5][6] Patti Harris is the CEO of Bloomberg Philanthropies.[7]

  1. ^ "About Us". Bloomberg Philanthropies.
  2. ^ Preston, Caroline (30 April 2013). "Bloomberg Philanthropies Unveils Web Site and Priorities". The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
  3. ^ "Top 100 U.S. Foundations by Asset Size". Foundation Center.
  4. ^ "The Giving Pledge".
  5. ^ "Bloomberg, 39 other billionaires pledge to give away half their wealth". New York Post. 4 August 2010.
  6. ^ "#14: Michael Bloomberg". Forbes. October 8, 2020.
  7. ^ Orden, Erica (23 August 2011). "Mayor's Charity Pipeline". The Wall Street Journal.

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