Does MacKenzie Scott’s $2.7bn charitable gift encourage wealthy to follow suit?

Katie Royals, 18/06/2021

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott has once again donated huge sums to charity.

The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has donated $2.74 billion (around £1.9 billion) across 286 “high-impact” organisations.

Writing in a blog post, Ms Scott said she wants to “de-emphasise privileged voices and cede focus to others”. She said she wants to highlight 286 teams that are empowering voices the world needs to hear.

Explaining how she chose the organisations to donat...

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