Public policy Donations & Investments from Billionaires

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Total contributed: $39.8 billion

District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH)

District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) provides access to safe housing and services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their families as they rebuild their lives on their own terms... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated via Bezos Day One Fund

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift them... read more

$31 billiondonated via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Vanguard Charitable

A donor-advised fund, a tax-effective way to consolidate, accrue, and grant assets to charity.

~$37.8 milliondonated via Musk Foundation

Sherwood Foundation

Promotes equity through social justice initiatives enhancing the quality of life in Nebraska. Bufffet pledged $3.6B to five foundations, so we are assuming they were all given equal amounts until ... read more

~720 million USDdonated 2 years ago via Sherwood Foundation

University of California San Francisco

Backed by a $30 million from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UC San Francisco launch UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative that will conduct research on the root causes of homelessness and ident... read more

$30 milliondonated 2 years ago

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) leads the statewide collaborative effort to end homelessness in Connecticut including over 100 organizations and individuals. CCEH advances effo... read more

~25 million USDdonated 3 years ago

Criminal Justice Reform

The Charles Koch Institute provides grant and research to further criminal justice reform and lower mass incarceration rate in the U.S.

~$1 milliondonated 3 years ago via Charles Koch Institute

What Works Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group announced a joint $12 million investment to expand What Works Cities initiative, a nationa leffort focused on improv... read more

~$4 millioninvested 3 years ago via Ballmer Group

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

The official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House of Representatives. The only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step ... read more

$33.9kdonated 3 years ago

National Fund for Workforce Solutions

National Fund for Workforce Solutions received a three-year $4.5 million grant from Ballmer Group to promote systemic changes that create greater economic mobility for thousands of low-wage workers... read more

$4.5 milliondonated 3 years ago via Ballmer Group

National Republican Congressional Committee

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to increasing the number of Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives.

$33.9kdonated 3 years ago

Community Outcomes Fund

Steve and Connie Ballmer together with The Kresge Foundation and Prudential Financial announced commitments of $40 million in total to the Community Outcomes Fund by Maycomb Capital, the first outc... read more

$20 milliondonated 3 years ago

Vera Institute of Justice

Ballmer Group joined as a new grant maker for Vera Institute of Justice with the amount of $20 million in helping criminal justice reform across the states in the country.

~$20 milliondonated 3 years ago via Ballmer Group

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami has programs that offers services in adoption, alcohol and substance abuse, child development, behavioral health, elderly, homeless prevention and rap... read more

~5 million USDdonated 4 years ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Essie Justice Group

Essie Justice Group is a nonprofit organization of women with incarcerated loved ones taking on the rampant injustices created by mass incarceration. Our award-winning Healing to Advocacy Model bri... read more

$250kdonated 4 years ago via Sergey Brin Family Foundation

Measures For Justice

The Measures track how criminal cases are being handled at the county level from arrest to post-conviction. They are designed to increase the transparency of local justice systems and enable more i... read more

~$650kdonated 4 years ago

Color of Change Education Fund

We design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward. Until justice is real.

$300kdonated 4 years ago via Sergey Brin Family Foundation

Concerns of Police Survivors

C.O.P.S. was organized in 1984 with 110 individual members. Today, C.O.P.S. membership is over 51,000 survivors. Survivors include spouses, children, parents, siblings, significant others, and co... read more

~$50kdonated 4 years ago

Center for Story-Based Strategy

Center for Story-based Strategy (CSS) is a national movement-building organization dedicated to harnessing the power of narrative for social change.

$100kdonated 4 years ago

Dial Fellowship

The program is designed to elevate the work and ideas of Fellows; connect them to a diverse fellowship community; and celebrate Fellows as breakthrough leaders.

Unknown amount was donated 4 years ago via Emerson Collective

McCarthy Victory Fund

Congressman Kevin McCarthy serves California’s 23rd district and is currently the Republican Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives.

$50kdonated 4 years ago

Howard G. Buffett Foundation

Founded by son Howard. It aims to improve the standard of living and quality of life, particularly for impoverished and marginalized populations. Funding is in three main areas: food security, conf... read more

~2.5 billion USDdonated 5 years ago via Howard G. Buffett Foundation

Ma Huateng Global Foundation

Ma Huateng set aside 100 million of his own shares in Tencent Holding Ltd for his charitable organization the Ma Huateng Global Foundation, with the stated goal to invest in long term public welfar... read more

~$4.9 billiondonated 5 years ago

Carl Victor Page Memorial Foundation

354 million USDdonated 6 years ago


XQ supports educators, students, families, and other civic-minded people in their efforts to reimagine high school education in the United States. Their mission is to fuel America’s collective cr... read more

50 million USDdonated 6 years ago via Emerson Collective

What Works Cities

national initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities better use data and evidence to improve government effectiveness and residents' lives. As of March 2016, 27 U.S. cities were official parti... read more

$42 milliondonated 6 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Safe Fracking Regulations

“Here’s the truth on natural gas. The environmentalists who oppose all fracking are wrong, and the drillers who claim that regulation will kill the industry are wrong. What we need to do is make su... read more

$6 milliondonated 9 years ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI)

The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change works with governments in Africa to improve the delivery of services to their citizens.

Unknown amount was donated 10 years ago via The Larry Ellison Foundation

Obama Victory Fund 2012

Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States.

$35.8kdonated 10 years ago

Nuclear Threat Initiative

Calling the threat posed by nuclear and other unconventional weapons ''the ultimate problem'' confronting mankind, Mr. Buffett donated to the group the Washington-based Nuclear Threat Initiative an... read more

~50 million USDdonated 13 years ago
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