How the Wealthy Use Their Charitable Foundations for Good

What do Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg, Ted Turner, Michael Dell, Paul Allen and Michael Bloomberg have in common? Of course, they are all among the world’s wealthiest individuals, but these men also have something else in common. They’re all on the list of the world’s most generous people. All of them have achieved great success and huge financial wealth, but they’ve also been very generous in sharing their fortunes with others and putting that money towards good causes. While most of the world’s most generous people have used many different methods to share their wealth, in most cases they have created private charitable foundations to distribute that wealth. Let’s look at some of the top philanthropists and how they’ve shared their wealth.