Philanthropy

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Tycoon Dimitris Daskalopoulos gives away huge haul of modern art
Collector tells why he is donating 350 major pieces to international galleries

Helena Smith in Athens

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Judith Neilson Institute head says events spiralling ‘out of control’ as independent directors quit
Resignations of four directors leaves philanthropist founder in control of the media-focused organisation

Amanda Meade

21, Jun, 2022 @8:22 AM

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‘I see this money as not mine’: the people giving away fortunes from slavery and fossil fuels
What would you do if your inherited wealth was built on slavery, fossil fuels or came at the price of neglect? Meet the guilty rich who want nothing to do with their money

Amelia Tait

05, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Charles Wall obituary
Other lives: Philanthropist and founder of the Wall Trust, which supports students in the performing arts

Claire Hawkins

17, Apr, 2022 @4:55 PM

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Send us your questions for Bill Gates
Got something to ask the Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist? Send it our way and we’ll put it to him

The Observer

15, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Capitalism didn’t understand community’: Brian Eno steps up the climate crisis battle
The musician and activist, who has collaborated with Michael Stipe on a new song for Earth Day, is asking questions of the music industry, and the likes of Coldplay are happy to answer

Greg Cochrane

15, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Judge me on my actions’: can Andrew Forrest become Australia’s clean, green hero?
The billionaire mining magnate known as Twiggy may be emulating Bill Gates with the scale of his philanthropy, but not everyone is convinced

Tory Shepherd

26, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Australia east coast floods: how to help those affected in NSW and Queensland
Whether assisting for the long-term or just in the immediate aftermath, here are practical ways you can aid people impacted by flooding

Caitlin Cassidy

02, Mar, 2022 @2:30 AM

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Patrick Radden Keefe on exposing the Sackler family’s links to the opioid crisis
The journalist tracked the billionaire arts philanthropists’ role in the OxyContin scandal in his gripping bestseller. He talks about why the bad guys are still getting away with it

Sean O’Hagan

27, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Neil Balnaves, Australian arts philanthropist, dies aged 77 after boating accident
Tributes paid to former television executive, who gave $20m of his fortune to arts organisations, including Guardian Australia

Cait Kelly

21, Feb, 2022 @11:30 PM

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Melinda French Gates to no longer give bulk of wealth via Gates Foundation
Billionaire, who divorced from Bill Gates last year, to seek ‘new partners, ideas and perspectives’ outside philanthropic foundation

Maya Yang

02, Feb, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Million Dollar Vax: most donors behind Australian competition want to stay anonymous
Those funding the promotion seeking to keep focus on Covid vaccines rather than themselves, spokesperson says

Josh Taylor

04, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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