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Lots of Americans are in the global 1%. A tenth of their income could transform the world.

Inside the Italian villa that launched some of the world’s great philanthropic programs

Why is there so much secrecy in philanthropy?

Sam Bankman-Fried’s arrest is the culmination of an epic flameout

How effective altruism let Sam Bankman-Fried happen

I went to effective altruism’s first post-Sam Bankman-Fried conference. Here’s what I saw.

Giving Tuesday, explained

Want to help animals? Here’s where to donate your money.

Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.

Billionaires are a dual-use technology

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How smart will AI get? Ajeya Cotra has an answer.

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Kanika Bahl is finding the unicorns of international development

What happened to giving money to charity?

Will philanthropists step up in a world without Roe?

Bill Gates knows philanthropy alone can’t solve inequality

The real scandal behind billionaire Eric Schmidt paying for Biden’s science office

Warren Buffett defends his approach to philanthropy as he quits the Gates Foundation board

MacKenzie Scott gives away billions, again

Billionaires are racing to sidestep President Biden’s plan to raise their taxes

A crypto billionaire donated $1 billion to India. Make sure you include an asterisk.

The biggest impact of the Gates divorce may have nothing to do with the Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates’s divorce could rock the world of charity

This climate policy expert is taking over Jeff Bezos’s $10 billion Earth Fund

Elon Musk’s $150 million charity spending spree

Andrew Cuomo and Google’s former CEO push to cap internet prices for low-income New Yorkers

The number of billionaires spiked by 30% during the pandemic

What Americans really think about billionaires during the pandemic

How a $25 million donation to help students got ensnared in politics

How a crypto billionaire decided to become one of Biden’s biggest donors

Jeff Bezos will spend $1 billion a year to fight climate change

Democratic donor Laurene Powell Jobs is expanding her political operation with Joe Kennedy

America’s billionaire philanthropists gave away more during the pandemic. But there’s a catch.

The second act of Jeff Bezos could be as big as his first

Exclusive: Mark Zuckerberg is creating a new criminal justice reform group in an overhaul of his political operation

The big decision before Elon Musk, now the richest person in the world

The political chief at Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy is stepping down

Mark Zuckerberg gave $75 million to a San Francisco hospital. The city has condemned him anyway.

MacKenzie Scott, the Amazon billionaire, is giving away $1 billion a month to charity

Is the pandemic making people more generous — or more selfish?

This man has donated at least 10% of his salary to charity for 11 years running

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