The Slate 60

Analysis of the year's biggest philanthropists.
Jan. 25 2002 1:06 AM

The Slate 60

Huffington Virtue Remix: Results (Complete) 

   

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Adjusted Slate 60 rank

Original Slate 60 rank

Donor

Gross Donations

Overcoming Poverty

Self-Sufficiency

Preschool and K-12

End Suffering Now

Grass-roots Projects

Seed Money for Worthwhile Projects

Replicate Successful Efforts vs. Poverty and Addiction

Giving Personal Time and Money

Scholarships for Poor Kids

Donor

Donate for Buildings

Invest in Buildings That Are Additions to Well-Endowed Institutions

Buildings in Ivy League or Prestigious Museums

Gift to Institution With Endowment Bigger Than the Poorest 100 countries' GDP

Building Named for Yourself or Loved Ones

Serial Name Giving

Self-Referential Giving

For Sex maladies

Donations to Unnecessary Things

Donations to Black Holes

Donor's Age Is in 90s

Donor's Age Is in 80s

Donor's Age Is in 70s

Huge Tax Write-offs

Installment Gifts

Adjustment Factor

Adjusted Donations

Difference Between Gross and Adjusted Donation

   15%5%10%10%5%7%6%15%3%-10%-10%-5%1%-15%-2%-20%-3%-7%-2%-20%-15%-10%-12%-7%  
11Bill and Melinda Gates          Bill and Melinda Gates                    
  -- United Negro College Fund for Gates Millennium Scholar Fund$1,000,000,000         7%-- United Negro College Fund for Gates Millennium Scholar Fund      -20%         -17%$830,000,000  
  -- United Way of King County, Wash.$55,000,000 15%        -- United Way of King County, Wash.                15%$63,250,000  
  -- Global Fund for Children's Vaccines$750,000,000         -- Global Fund for Children's Vaccines                0%$750,000,000  
  -- MIT for Gates Building$20,000,000         -- MIT for Gates Building -5%  -5%  -5%  -15%           -30%$14,000,000  
  -- Campaign To Eradicate Polio$50,000,000   10%  7%    -- Campaign To Eradicate Polio                17%$58,500,000  
  -- Red Cross and CARE$1,500,000    10%     -- Red Cross and CARE                10%$1,650,000  
  -- Columbia University to reduce Maternal Deaths$50,000,000       7%   -- Columbia University to reduce Maternal Deaths              -7% 0%$50,000,000  
  -- Population Services International$5,000,000       7% 6%  -- Population Services International                13%$5,650,000  
  -- Swedish Association for Sex Education$25,000,000    10%     -- Swedish Association for Sex Education                10%$27,500,000  
  -- Sequella Global Tuberculosis Foundation$25,000,000    10%     -- Sequella Global Tuberculosis Foundation                10%$27,500,000  
  -- World Health Organization$10,000,000      7%   -- World Health Organization              -7% 0%$10,000,000  
  -- Community Foundation of Silicon Valley/United Way$5,000,000    10%     -- Community Foundation of Silicon Valley/United Way                10%$5,500,000  
  -- Seattle Art Museum$4,000,000         -- Seattle Art Museum             -10%$3,600,000  
  Total Bill and Melinda Gates$2,000,500,000          Total Bill and Melinda Gates                -7.60%$1,847,150,000 -$153,350,000
                                   
23Warren E. and Susan Buffett           Warren E. and Susan Buffett                    
  -- Stock gift to four unnamed organizations$134,000,000          -- Stock gift to four unnamed organizations             -12%  -12.00%$117,920,000 -$16,080,000
                                   
34 (tie)Kenan E. Sahin           Kenan E. Sahin                    
  -- MIT Capital Campaign$100,000,000          -- MIT Capital Campaign                0.00%$100,000,000 $0
                                   
44 (tie)R.E."Ted"" Turner"           R.E."Ted"" Turner"                    
  -- U.N. Foundation$100,000,000          -- U.N. Foundation              -7% -7.00%$93,000,000 -$7,000,000
                                   
52James H. Clark           James H. Clark                    
  -- Stanford University for Biomedical-Engineering Center$150,000,000          -- Stanford University for Biomedical-Engineering Center-10% -10% -5% -15%           -40.00%$90,000,000 -$60,000,000
                                   
67Frederick A. and Sharon Klingenstein           Frederick A. and Sharon Klingenstein                    
  -- Mount Sinai School of Medicine$75,000,000          -- Mount Sinai School of Medicine     -2%          -2.00%$73,500,000 -$1,500,000
                                   
78Steve and Michelle Kirsch           Steve and Michelle Kirsch                    
  -- Community Foundation of Silicon Valley$70,000,000          -- Community Foundation of Silicon Valley                0.00%$70,000,000 -$0
                                   
86Audrey Jones Beck           Audrey Jones Beck                    
  -- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston$80,000,000          -- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston        -7%    -12%  -19.00%$64,800,000 -$15,200,000
                                   
911Peter B. Lewis           Peter B. Lewis                    
  -- Princeton University$55,00,000          -- Princeton University                    
  -- Case Western Reserve University$4,800,000          -- Case Western Reserve University-10%                   
  Total Peter B. Lewis$59,800,000          Total Peter B. Lewis                -0.80%$59,320,000 -$480,000
                                   
109 (tie)Frank Batten Sr.           Frank Batten Sr.                    
  -- University of Virginia$60,000,000          -- University of Virginia     -2%          -2.00%$58,800,000 -$1,200,000
                                   
11 (tie)12 (tie)Thomas Monaghan           Thomas Monaghan                    
  -- Ave Maria College of Law$50,000,000          -- Ave Maria College of Law                0.00%$50,000,000 $0
                                   
11 (tie)12 (tie)Henry and Susan Samueli           Henry and Susan Samueli                    
  -- University of California at Los Angeles$30,000,000          -- University of California at Los Angeles                    
  -- University of California at Irvine$20,000,000          -- University of California at Irvine                    
  Total Henry and Susan Samueli$50,000,000          Total Henry and Susan Samueli                0.00%$50,000,000 $0
                                   
1312 (tie)Josephine Clay Ford, Richard A. Mangoogian, and A. Alfred Taubman           Josephine Clay Ford, Richard A. Mangoogian, and A. Alfred Taubman                    
  -- Detroit Institute of Arts$50,000,000          -- Detroit Institute of Arts                -2.00%$49,000,000 -$1,000,000
                                   
1417Jeff Skoll           Jeff Skoll                    
  -- Community Foundation of Silicon Valley$40,000,000          -- Community Foundation of Silicon Valley                    
   -- University of Toronto to endow faculty chairs$4,500,000           -- University of Toronto to endow faculty chairs                    
  -- University of Toronto facilities$3,000,000          -- University of Toronto facilities                    
  Total Jeff Skoll$47,500,000          Total Jeff Skoll                0.00%$47,500,000 $0
                                   
1518Alice and Leonard Samuel Skaggs Jr.           Alice and Leonard Samuel Skaggs Jr.                    
  -- Catholic Archdiocese of Salt Lake City$42,000,000  10%       -- Catholic Archdiocese of Salt Lake City                10.00%$46,200,000 $4,200,000
                                   
1612 (tie)W. Jerome Frautschi           W. Jerome Frautschi                    
  -- City of Madison, Wis.$50,000,000          -- City of Madison, Wis.-10%               -10.00%$45,000,000 -$5,000,000
                                   
1712 (tie)Elmer E. Rasmuson           Elmer E. Rasmuson                    
  -- Anchorage Museum of History and Art$50,000,000          -- Anchorage Museum of History and Art          -20%     -20.00%$40,000,000 -$10,000,000
                                   
1819Steve and Jean Case           Steve and Jean Case                    
  -- PowerUp: Bridging the Digital Divide$10,000,000          -- PowerUp: Bridging the Digital Divide              -7%     
  -- D.C. College Access$1,000,000          -- D.C. College Access                    
  -- America's Promise$1,000,000          -- America's Promise                    
  -- Habitat for Humanity$1,000,000          -- Habitat for Humanity                    
  -- Other gifts$27,000,000          -- Other gifts                    
  Total Steve and Jean Case$40,000,000          Total Steve and Jean Case                -1.79%$38,300,000 -$1,700,000
                                   
1923 (tie)Ron Burkle, Ted Fortsmann, and John Walton           Ron Burkle, Ted Fortsmann, and John Walton                    
  -- Children's Scholarship Fund$30,000,000  10%      7% -- Children's Scholarship Fund                13.00%$33,900,000 $3,900,000
                                   
2020Irwin Helford           Irwin Helford                    
  -- City of Hope National Medical Center$36,000,000          -- City of Hope National Medical Center-10%               -10.00%$32,400,000 -$3,600,000
                                   
2122Alberto W. Vilar           Alberto W. Vilar                    
  -- Royal Opera House, London$16,000,000          -- Royal Opera House, London  -5% -15%               
  -- Washington and Jefferson College$10,000,000          -- Washington and Jefferson College                    
  -- Carnegie Hall$5,000,000          -- Carnegie Hall                    
  -- Vilar Center for the Arts$1,000,000          -- Vilar Center for the Arts      -20%             
  Total Alberto Vilar$32,000,000          Total Alberto Vilar                -10.60%$28,600,000 -$3,400,000
                                   
2221Edmund T. Pratt Jr.           Edmund T. Pratt Jr.                    
  -- Duke University$35,000,000          -- Duke University -10%  -15%           -25.00%$26,250,000 -$8,570,000
                                   
2327 (tie)Walter J. Klein           Walter J. Klein                    
  -- North Carolina School of the Arts$25,000,000          -- North Carolina School of the Arts                0.00%$25,000,000 $0
                                   
24 (tie)27 (tie)David H. Koch           David H. Koch                    
  -- MIT$25,000,000          -- MIT              -7% -7.00%$23,250,000 -$1,750,000
                                   
24 (tie)27 (tie)Jane Bradley Pettit           Jane Bradley Pettit                    
  -- Public technical high school in Milwaukee$25,000,000  10%      7% -- Public technical high school in Milwaukee      -20%         -7.00%$23,250,000 -$1,750,000
                                   
2626Joe and Teresa Long           Joe and Teresa Long                    
  -- Arts Center Stage$20,000,000          -- Arts Center Stage      -20%             
  -- University of Texas at Austin$6,200,000          -- University of Texas at Austin                    
  Total Joe and Teresa Long$26,200,000          Total Joe and Teresa Long                -15.20%$22,200,000 -$4,000,000
                                   
27 (tie)23 (tie)A. Alfred Taubman           A. Alfred Taubman                    
  -- University of Michigan$30,000,000          -- University of Michigan-10%   -15%-2%          -27.00%$21,900,000 -$8,100,000
                                   
27 (tie)23 (tie)Henry B. Tippie           Henry B. Tippie                    
  -- University of Iowa$30,000,000          -- University of Iowa      -20%       -7% -27.00%$21,900,000 -$8,100,000
                                   
29 (tie)27 (tie)Alvin J. and Ruth Siteman           Alvin J. and Ruth Siteman                    
  -- Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital$25,000,000          -- Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital    -15%           -15.00%$21,250,000 -$3,750,000
                                   
29 (tie)27 (tie)Flora L. Thornton           Flora L. Thornton                    
  -- University of Southern California$25,000,000          -- University of Southern California           -15%    -15.00%$21,250,000 -$3,750,000
                                   
3135Raymond Neag           Raymond Neag                    
  -- University of Connecticut School of Education$21,000,000          -- University of Connecticut School of Education-10%                   
  -- University of Connecticut School of Medicine$2,000,000          -- University of Connecticut School of Medicine      -20%             
  Total Raymond Neag$23,000,000          Total Raymond Neag                -10.80%$20,500,000 -$2,500,000
                                   
32 (tie)36 (tie)Bernard Gordon           Bernard Gordon                    
  -- Tufts University$20,000,000          -- Tufts University                0.00%$20,000,000 $0
                                   
32 (tie)36 (tie)Verne A. Willaman           Verne A. Willaman                    
  -- Pennsylvania State University$20,000,000          -- Pennsylvania State University                0.00%$20,000,000 $0
                                   
3447 (tie)Craig and Susan McCaw           Craig and Susan McCaw                    
  -- Nelson Mandela Foundation$7,500,00015%5%  5%     -- Nelson Mandela Foundation                    
  -- Foundation for Community Development$7,500,00015%5%  5%     -- Foundation for Community Development                    
  Total Craig and Susan McCaw$15,000,000          Total Craig and Susan McCaw                25.00%$18,750,000 $3,750,000
                                   
3527 (tie)The Milken Family Foundation           The Milken Family Foundation                    
  -- CaP CURE$25,000,000          -- CaP CURE      -20%       -7% -27.00%$18,250,000 -$6,750,000
                                   
36 (tie)9 (tie)Steven Ferencz Udvar-Hazy           Steven Ferencz Udvar-Hazy                    
  -- Smithsonian Institution$60,000,000          -- Smithsonian Institution-10%-10%-10%   -20% -20%       -70.00%$18,000,000 -$42,000,000
                                   
36 (tie)36 (tie)Joseph Jacobs           Joseph Jacobs                    
  -- Polytechnic University$20,000,000          -- Polytechnic University-10%               -10.00%$18,000,000 -$2,000,000
                                   
36 (tie)44 (tie)Glorya Kaufman           Glorya Kaufman                    
  -- UCLA$18,000,000          -- UCLA                0.00%$18,000,000 $0
                                   
3927 (tie)Robert E. and Margie Petersen           Robert E. and Margie Petersen                    
  -- Petersen Automotive Museum$25,000,000          -- Petersen Automotive Museum      -20%  -2%    -7% -29.00%$17,750,000 -$7,250,000
                                   
4036 (tie)Maida and George Abrams           Maida and George Abrams                    
  -- Fogg Art Museum at Harvard$20,000,000          -- Fogg Art Museum at Harvard             -12%  -12.00%$17,600,000 -$2,400,000
                                   
4147 (tie)Kirk Kerkorian           Kirk Kerkorian                    
  -- American Red Cross$15,000,000   10%      -- American Red Cross                10.00%$16,500,000 -$1,500,000
                                   
4246Robert and Janice McNair           Robert and Janice McNair                    
  -- Rice University$17,500,000          -- Rice University-10%               -10.00%$15,750,000 -$1,750,000
                                   
43 (tie)47 (tie)Judson H. Kroeze           Judson H. Kroeze                    
  -- University of Missisipi$15,000,000          -- University of Missisipi                0.00%$15,000,000 $0
                                   
43 (tie)47 (tie)Elkin B., Donna, and Kerry McCallum"           Elkin B., Donna, and Kerry McCallum"                    
  -- Bentley College$15,000,000          -- Bentley College                0.00%$15,000,000 $0
                                   
43 (tie)47 (tie)Stanford N. Phelps           Stanford N. Phelps                    
  -- Phillips Exeter Academy$15,000,000  10%       -- Phillips Exeter Academy-10%               0.00%$15,000,000 $0
                                   
43 (tie)47 (tie)Clarice Smith           Clarice Smith                    
  -- University of Maryland at College Park$15,000,000          -- University of Maryland at College Park                0.00%$15,000,000 $0
                                   
43 (tie)47 (tie)George Soros           George Soros                    
  -- Medicine as a Profession$15,000,000          -- Medicine as a Profession                0.00%$15,000,000 $0
                                   
4836 (tie)Robert G. Mondavi           Robert G. Mondavi                    
  -- American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts$20,000,000          -- American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts-10%     -20%         -30.00%$14,000,000 -$6,000,000
                                   
49 (tie)47 (tie)Doris and Jay Christopher           Doris and Jay Christopher                    
  -- Concordia University$15,000,000          -- Concordia University-10%               -10.00%$13,500,000 -$1,500,000
                                   
49 (tie)47 (tie)Richard B. and Jeanne Donovan Fisher           Richard B. and Jeanne Donovan Fisher                    
  -- Bard College$15,000,000          -- Bard College-10%               -10.00%$13,500,000 -$1,500,000
                                   
49 (tie)47 (tie)Kemmons Wilson           Kemmons Wilson                    
  -- University of Memphis$15,000,000          -- University of Memphis-10%               -10.00%$13,500,000 -$1,500,000
                                   
5247 (tie)Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen           Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen                    
  -- American University for arts center$10,000,000          -- American University for arts center-10%               -10%   
  -- Art work$5,000,000          -- Art work             -12%  -12%   
  Total Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen$15,000,000          Total Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen                -10.60%$13,400,000 -$1,600,000
                                   
53 (tie)36 (tie)William Davidson           William Davidson                    
  -- Weizmann Institute of Science$20,000,000          -- Weizmann Institute of Science    -15% -20%         -35.00%$13,000,000 -$7,000,000
                                   
53 (tie)36 (tie)Richard J. Solove          Richard J. Solove                    
  -- Ohio State University$20,000,000          -- Ohio State University    -15% -20%         -35.00%$13,000,000 -$7,000,000
                                   
5547 (tie)Elton B. and James T. Stephens           Elton B. and James T. Stephens                    
  -- Brimingham Southern College$15,000,000          -- Brimingham Southern College-10%             -7% -17.00%$12,450,000 -$2,550,000
                                   
5636 (tie)Carl Icahn           Carl Icahn                    
  -- Princeton University$20,000,000          -- Princeton University-10%-10%-5% -15%           -40.00%$12,000,000 -$8,000,000
                                   
57 (tie)27 (tie)William A. and Joan Porter           William A. and Joan Porter                    
  -- MIT$25,000,000          -- MIT-10%-10%  -15% -20%         -55.00%$11,250,000 -$13,750,000
                                   
57 (tie)47 (tie)Daniel Koshland           Daniel Koshland                    
  -- Haverford College$15,000,000          -- Haverford College-10%-10%  -15%           -25.00%$11,250,000 -$3,750,000
                                   
57 (tie)47 (tie)H. Stephen Stehane           H. Stephen Stehane                    
  -- Bethany College$15,000,000          -- Bethany College-10%   -15%           -25.00%$11,250,000 -$3,750,000
                                   
6044 (tie)Gregory C. Carr           Gregory C. Carr                    
  -- Harvard University$18,000,000          -- Harvard University-10%-10%-5% -15%           -40.00%$10,800,000 -$7,200,000
                                   
6147 (tie)Arthur M. Blank Family           Arthur M. Blank Family                    
  -- Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Hall$15,000,000          -- Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Hall-10%   -15%         -7% -32.00%$10,200,000 -$4,800,000