Giving To Your Church Doesn’t Count: Jon Huntsman Sr. And Twitter’s Biz Stone On New Philanthropy

John Huntsman Sr. has given away about $1.5 billion to worthy causes – about 80% of his total wealth. He is also spending $200 million building Huntsman Springs, a golf resort and nature reserve in Idaho that will donate all proceeds of real estate sold to his family’s charitable foundation. But […]


I especially like Biz Stone’s attitude – don’t wait until you’re old and comfortable .. . . philanthropy starts right now.  Both he and Huntsman talk about the “compound effect” of giving what you can right now, and the next time, and the next time . . ..before long, the impact is enormous.  It’s like bonsai – begin with what you have, work on it every day, and you’ll never be finished.

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