Top 30 Donors

| November 1, 2013 | Parties

Michael Bloomberg, mayor, New York City; and Diana Taylor, philanthropist
Bloomberg donated $100 million to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help fight polio.

Joseph DiMenna, managing director, Zweig-DiMenna Associates; and Diana DiMenna, philanthropist
Donated $5 million to the New York Historical Society to create children’s museum

Stanley Druckenmiller, former chairman and president of Duquesne Capital; and Fiona Druckenmiller, philanthropist
Donated $100 million to New York University Langone Medical Center to establish a neuroscience institute

Maurice Greenberg, former CEO, American International Group
As chairman of the Starr Foundation, his philanthropy has donated more than $1 billion to institutions from New York Presbyterian to the Museum of Modern Art.

Carl Icahn, founder, Icahn Enterprises; and Gail Icahn, philanthropist
Carl donated $200 million to Mount Sinai Medical School.

Donna Karan, fashion designer
Donated $850,000 to sponsor yoga for cancer patients at Beth Israel Medical Center

Calvin Klein, fashion designer
Donated $2 million to the Fashion Institute of Technology

David Koch, executive vice president, Koch Industries; and Julia Koch, philanthropist
Donated $100 million to the New York State Theater

Bruce Kovner, founder, Caxton Associates; and Suzie Kovner, philanthropist
Donated $60 million to The Julliard School, where he is chairman

Henry Kravis, co-founder, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.; and Marie-Josée Kravis, economist
Henry donated $100 million to Columbia Business School

Leonard Lauder, chairman emeritus, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Donated collection of Cubist art valued at more than $1 billion to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ralph Lauren, fashion designer; and Ricky Lauren, author
Donated $2 million to Hurricane Sandy relief

Richard LeFrak, chairman and CEO, LeFrak Organization; and Karen LeFrak, author
Donated $10 million to the Museum of Natural History

Donald Marron, chairman, Lightyear Capital; and Catherine Marron, philanthropist
Donated $40 million to New York University for an urban planning institute

Bette Midler, actress
Founded the New York Restoration Project, aiming to plant one million new trees by 2017

Daniel Och, chairman and CEO, Och-Ziff Capital Management; and Jane Och, philanthropist
Donated $15 million to the Golda Och Academy in New Jersey

John Paulson, founder and president, Paulson & Co.; and Jenny Paulson, philanthropist
Donated $5 million to Southampton Hospital

Ron Perelman, chairman and CEO, MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. and chairman, Revlon; and Anna Chapman, psychiatrist
Perelman donated $100 million to Columbia Business School.

Julian Robertson, founder, Tiger Management Corp.
Donated $27 million to the New York Stem Cell Foundation

David Rockefeller, CEO emeritus, Chase Manhattan Bank
Donated $100 million to the Museum of Modern Art

Steve Schwarzman, chairman and CEO, Blackstone Group; and Christine Schwarzman, lawyer
Gave $100 million endowment to Schwarzman Scholars scholarship program at Tsinghua University in Beijing

James Harris Simons, founder and CEO, Renaissance Technologies
Donated $150 million to Stony Brook University

Nicholas Scoppetta, president, New Yorkers for Children
Founded New Yorkers for Children, which raised more than $1.2 million at its 2013 gala

George Soros, chairman, Soros Fund Management; and Tamiko Bolton, education consultant
Soros donated $100 million to Human Rights Watch

Martha Stewart, founder, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Donated $5 million to Mount Sinai Hospital

Jonathan Tisch, chairman, Loews Hotels; and Lizzie Tisch, entrepreneur
Donated $10 million to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute

David Tepper, owner, Appaloosa Management; and Marlene Tepper, philanthropist
Donated $55 million to the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University

Sanford I. Weill, former CEO and chairman, Citigroup
Donated $250 million to Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

Shelby White, philanthropist
Donated $200 million to New York University to create the Institute for Study of the Ancient World through the Leon Levy foundation, named for her late husband

Mort Zuckerman, publisher, New York Daily News
Gave $200 million endowment to Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute


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