• April 19, 2014

The Philanthropy 50: Americans Who Gave the Most in 2007

Rank

Donor

Total amount committed

Years on list

1

William Barron Hilton
Family wealth, Hotels

$1,200,000,000

1

2

Jon M. Sr. and Karen H. Huntsman
Chemicals, Manufacturing

$750,000,000

2

3

T. Denny Sanford
Finance

$502,648,500

3

4

George Soros
Finance

$474,606,773

3

5

John W. Kluge
Media and entertainment

$400,000,000

3

6

Sanford I. and Joan H. Weill
Finance

$328,500,000

4

7

Michael R. Bloomberg
Media and entertainment

$205,000,000

4

8

T. Boone Pickens
Investments, Oil

$200,779,705

4

9

Robert Day
Finance

$200,000,000

1

10

Eli and Edythe L. Broad
Finance, Real estate

$176,000,000

8

11

John P. and Tashia F. Morgridge
Technology

$175,000,000

3

12

Thomas M. and Stacey Siebel
Technology

$156,569,728

3

13

Barbara Dodd Anderson
Family wealth, Investments

$128,500,000

1

14

David H. Koch
Oil

$128,000,000

2

15

Ann Lurie
Investments, Real estate

$107,673,000

3

16

Warren Alpert
Marketing, Oil

$106,600,000

1

17

Frank Batten Sr.
Media and entertainment

$100,000,000

3

17

Rupert H. Johnson Jr.
Finance

$100,000,000

1

17

Philip H. and Penny Knight
Manufacturing

$100,000,000

2

17

Robert C. and Jeannette Powell
Real estate

$100,000,000

1

21

Pierre and Pam Omidyar
Technology

$97,800,000

6

22

Harold C. and Annette Simmons
Investments

$96,607,612

2

23

Lorry I. Lokey
Media and entertainment

$93,452,083

6

24

Harvey E. Najim
Technology

$76,832,000

1

25

Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki
Technology

$75,000,000

1

26

Dan L. and Jan Duncan and family
Energy

$74,400,000

2

27

Green family
Retail

$70,000,000

1

28

Sheldon G. and Miriam Adelson
Hotels

$69,500,000

1

29

Theodore and Vada Stanley
Marketing

$65,600,000

3

30

Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler
Real estate

$61,252,000

1

31

Lee and Penny Anderson
Manufacturing

$60,000,000

1

31

Jane Anne Nohl
Family wealth, Investments, Real estate

$60,000,000
Bequest

1

33

Hope Bartnett Belloc
Family wealth

$57,900,000
Bequest

1

34

Richard C. and Melanie F. Lundquist
Real estate

$55,500,000

1

35

H.F. (Gerry) and Marguerite B. Lenfest
Media and entertainment

$54,900,000

4

36

Paul L. Foster
Oil

$53,000,000

1

37

Oprah Winfrey
Media and entertainment

$50,200,000
Estimated

5

38

James Thomas (J.T.) Emerson
Investments

$50,000,000
Bequest

1

38

Dennis and Joan Gillings
Health care, Pharmaceuticals

$50,000,000

1

38

Martin and Constance M. Silver
Health products

$50,000,000

1

41

Irwin M. and Joan K. Jacobs
Telecommunications

$49,500,000

4

41

Shelby White
Finance

$49,500,000

1

43

Paul G. Allen
Technology

$46,000,000

6

44

Jon L. Stryker
Family wealth

$43,728,166

2

45

Betty Engelstad
Casinos, Hotels

$43,000,000

1

46

Peter B. Lewis
Insurance

$40,500,000
Estimated

7

47

Simon family
Real estate

$40,000,000

1

47

Wade F.B. Thompson
Manufacturing

$40,000,000

1

47

Robert W. Wilson
Finance

$40,000,000

3

50

Lawrence J. Ellison
Technology

$39,000,000

7

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