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MacKenzie Scott donated $2 billion to charity this year—or a total of $16.5 billion since starting her quest to give away everything ‘until the safe is empty’ – Fortune

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MacKenzie Scott donated $2 billion to charity this year—or a total of $16.5 billion since starting her quest to give away everything ‘until the safe is empty’ – Fortune

 

MacKenzie Scott donated $2.15 billion to charity over the past year, with gifts going to nonprofits ranging from the Asian American Journalists Association to an abortion-pill provider. She’s given to 360 organizations since last December, including numerous legal-aid clinics and community health nonprofits, according to an announcement this week on her website, Yield Giving. She didn’t disclose how much each charity received. Unlike many philanthropists, Scott, 53, doesn’t donate money through a foundation, which would be required to disclose more information under Internal Revenue Service regulations.Since her 2019 divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — currently the world’s third-richest person with $168.7 billion —… 

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