• July 22, 2014

The Philanthropy 50: Americans Who Gave the Most in 2003

Rank

Donor

Total amount committed

Years on list

1

Joan B. Kroc
Family wealth

$1,905,500,000
Bequest

1

2

Michael S. and Susan Dell
Technology

$673,700,000

1

3

Eli and Edythe L. Broad
Finance, real estate

$409,000,000

4

4

Robert and Jane Meyerhoff
Real estate

$300,000,000

1

5

John A. (Jack) Jackson
Oil

$247,000,000
Bequest

3

6

Paul G. Allen
Technology

$158,000,000

2

7

Frank Sr. and Jane Batten
Media and entertainment

$141,200,000

2

8

Robert Edward (Ted) Turner
Media and entertainment

$128,000,000

4

9

Jane Bancroft Cook
Family wealth

$127,000,000
Bequest

1

10

Irwin and Joan Jacobs
Telecommunications

$110,000,000

2

11

Jeffrey S. Skoll
Technology

$81,300,000

4

12

Jackson T. Stephens
Investments

$80,900,000

1

13

Pierre and Pam Omidyar
Technology

$80,500,000

2

14

Maude Woods Wodehouse
Family wealth

$80,000,000
Bequest

1

15

Peter M. and Virginia L. Nicholas
Health care

$72,000,000

2

16

Priscilla Bullitt Collins
Media and entertainment

$71,100,000
Bequest

1

17

Phil Anschutz
Media and entertainment

$70,000,000

1

18

Frank Porter
Retail

$60,000,000
Bequest

1

19

Ira A. and Mary Lou Fulton
Real estate

$55,000,000

1

19

T. Boone Pickens
Investments, oil

$55,000,000

1

21

Oprah Winfrey
Media and entertainment

$50,690,000

1

22

Morris Silverman
Retail

$50,000,000

1

23

Charles Simonyi
Technology

$47,000,000

1

24

Guy and Virginia (Betty) Beatty
Real estate

$40,000,000

2

25

Roland Tseng
Technology

$38,000,000

1

26

Arthur M. Blank
Retail

$37,550,000

2

27

Lawrence J. Ellison
Technology

$35,000,000

3

28

Reed and Carolee Walker
Investments

$34,500,000
Bequest

1

29

Frances P. Bunnelle
Family wealth

$34,000,000
Bequest

1

30

Phillip and Patricia Frost
Pharmaceuticals

$33,000,000

1

31

Herbert and Evelyn Axelrod
Media and entertainment

$32,000,000

1

32

Zell and Emily Kravinsky
Real estate

$30,000,000

1

33

Sanford I. and Joan Weill
Finance

$29,400,000

3

34

Marrs and Verna McLean
Oil

$28,800,000
Bequest

1

35

Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein
Real estate

$28,300,000

1

36

Arthur Rock
Finance

$25,000,000

1

36

Jerre and Mary Joy Stead
Technology

$25,000,000

1

38

Fred Eshelman
Health products

$20,000,000

1

38

Frederic Hamilton
Oil

$20,000,000

1

38

Masatoshi Ito
Retail

$20,000,000

1

38

George and Cynthia W. Mitchell
Energy, oil, real estate

$20,000,000

2

38

Milan Puskar
Health products

$20,000,000

1

38

Harris Rosen
Real estate

$20,000,000

1

38

H.W. (Wes) Jr. and Adele Stodghill
Insurance

$20,000,000
Bequest

1

38

Robert M. Waidner
Manufacturing

$20,000,000
Bequest

1

46

Clara Toppan
Real estate

$18,500,000
Bequest

1

47

Jeanne Cox Brady
Family wealth

$18,200,000
Bequest

1

48

Wallace T. Miller
Health care

$17,300,000
Bequest

1

49

John and Sue Wieland
Construction, real estate

$16,500,000

1

50

Lorry I. Lokey
Media and entertainment

$16,208,500

4

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