Examples of philanthropist in a Sentence
- Among his converts was Arthur Tappan, a New York textile merchant and philanthropist who sheltered and guided the development of the antislavery movement through its long early years by dint of sheer openhandedness. —Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam, (1998) 2005
- John D. was indisputably a great philanthropist. He took care of his family first, of course; but he founded the University of Chicago in 1892, the Rockefeller Institute (now Rockefeller University) in 1901, and the Rockefeller Foundation in 1911, and made other substantial gifts along the way. —Robert M. Solow, New Republic, 23 Dec. 2002
- You had to admire it and admire the man, who sat now like a benign locust, his slender insectile body swamped in a black leather chair, leaning over the desk, all smiles, a parasite disguised as a philanthropist. —Zadie Smith, White Teeth, 2000
- … a hundred-and-one-year-old Jewish philanthropist in Hartsdale named Henry J. Gaisman donated two and a quarter million dollars to the Archdiocese to purchase the property and preserve the integrity of the landmark. —Brendan Gill, New Yorker, 10 June 1991
Recent Examples of philanthropist from the Web
Renowned financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein travels the country talking to leaders to uncover their stories and their path to success.
Actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria visits Thursday with Azalea Flores, 3, while touring The Grove apartment complex’s new resident enrichment center on San Antonio’s North Side.
Emerson Collective, an organization run by the billionaire investor and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, was to unveil Idea: A Journal of Politics and Culture on Oct. 31.
According to the foundation, Pleasant Home was designed in 1897 by architect George W. Maher for investment banker and philanthropist John W. Farson and his wife, Mamie Ashworth Farson.
Patterson is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who made the lead seven-figure gift to build the $8 million baseball stadium, which bears his name.
Firms such as Factary in Britain and DonorSearch in America find links between philanthropists and a charity’s trustees to help with setting up the crucial first meeting.
Both had worked with the businessman and philanthropist and their family on previous projects.
More than 900 people, including leaders in the art, entertainment, fashion and media industries, came together to celebrate and pay homage to legendary Pop artist James Rosenquist and philanthropists Gail and Al Engelberg.
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