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Mackenzie Scott smiles at a red carpet event in 2018. She has long brown hair and wears a red dress

Mackenzie Scott Donates $640 Million to Hundreds of US Nonprofits

Author and philanthropist Mackenzie Scott is giving US$640 million to hundreds of nonprofits across America that responded to an “open call” for applications. According to Mackenzie’s organisation, Yield Giving, more than 6,000 nonprofits applied for the funding. Mackenzie had planned to help out 250 community-led organisations with awards of $1 million each but ended up…

Rihanna smiles at a press event wearing a strapless black dress.

Rihanna’s Foundation Marks 10 Years of Uplifting Climate & Social Justice Causes

In 2012, Rihanna donated over US$1.5 million worth of radiotherapy equipment to the only public hospital in Barbados, transforming treatment and care for countless people in her home country. The donation was made to honour her late grandmother, Clara Braithwaite, who had passed away from cancer that year. It would be the beginning of what…