Soros Gives $50 Million To Charity For New York’s Poor

May 14 2009 | 10:34am ET

George Soros this week pledged $50 million to a charity that helps poor New Yorkers, with the caveat that the group raise three times that amount over the next two years.

The Soros Fund Management chief announced his gift at the Robin Hood Foundation’s gala fundraiser in New York this week. Robin Hood was founded two decades ago by Soros’ fellow hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones, and gives money to other groups that focus on homelessness and education in New York City.

Robin Hood raised $72.7 million at the gala.


In Depth

PAAMCO: Will Inflation Deflate the Asset Bubble?

Jan 30 2018 | 9:49pm ET

As the U.S. shifts from monetary stimulus to fiscal stimulus, market pricing should...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

Boost Hedge Fund Marketing ROI By Raising Your ROO

Feb 14 2018 | 9:57pm ET

Tasked with delivering returns on client capital, a common dilemma for many alternative...