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synonyms for philanthropist

  • benefactor
  • contributor
  • donor
  • patron
  • altruist
  • do-gooder
  • helper
  • Good Samaritan
  • bleeding heart
  • good scout

antonyms for philanthropist

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  • opponent
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The day after Bezos announced he was stepping back from Amazon to focus on doing good, the Donors of Color network, a group of philanthropists of color, released the Climate Funders Justice Pledge.
CAN BILLIONAIRES REALLY SAVE US FROM CLIMATE DISASTER?HEATHER HANSMANFEBRUARY 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The Microsoft co-founder has gone on to burnish his image as one of the world’s leading philanthropists in the time after he began moving away from Microsoft in 2000, when he gave up the chief executive post he had long held.
JEFF BEZOS STEPPING DOWN AS AMAZON CEO, TRANSITIONING TO EXECUTIVE CHAIR ROLEJAY GREENE, TONY ROMMFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She believes all philanthropists deserve thanks and presumes that they are giving what they can.
MISS MANNERS: SKIP THE ‘YOU’RE WELCOME’ EMAILJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 2003, Charles Wang, a wealthy philanthropist who was part owner of the New York Islanders, reconstructed a seawall in front of his home without authorization.
OFFICIALS LET HAWAII’S WATERFRONT HOMEOWNERS DAMAGE PUBLIC BEACHES AGAIN AND AGAINBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 31, 2020PROPUBLICA
Meanwhile, education philanthropists get serious about racial justice and an Indigenous coast guard is poised to save Canada’s shores.
NUTRITION FACES A RACIAL RECKONINGELLEN MCGIRTDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
The organization, whose board is populated by philanthropists and hedge fund managers, spends thousands of dollars more per student than the average New York City district school does.
AS HARLEM CHILDREN’S ZONE MOVES TO EXPORT ITS MODEL NATIONWIDE, OTHER CITY PROGRAMS OFFER CAUTIONARY TALESAMADOU DIALLODECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s been unclear to the public and to philanthropists who speaks for the park.
BRY, GLORIA AGREE AN OUTSIDE GROUP SHOULD HELP OVERSEE BALBOA PARKLISA HALVERSTADTOCTOBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Organizations ranging from Lincoln Center in New York City to the Perez Art Museum in Miami and the United Nations all offer programs specifically for the sub-age-40 philanthropist.
HOW NONPROFITS ARE CATERING TO MILLENNIALS AND RETHINKING THE CHARITY GALA FOR YOUNGER GENERATIONSRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Saving species is not something that scientists or philanthropists or lawyers or any other single group can do on its own.
THE BOARD GAME ENDANGERED SHOWS JUST HOW HARD CONSERVATION CAN BESARAH ZIELINSKIAUGUST 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Zachary Macauley, a distinguished philanthropist, died at London, aged 70.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO PHILANTHROPIST

  • Good Samaritan
  • Santa Claus
  • aid
  • altruist
  • angel
  • assistant
  • backer
  • contributor
  • fairy godparent
  • fan
  • grubstaker
  • helper
  • humanitarian
  • mark
  • patron
  • philanthropist
  • promoter
  • protector
  • sponsor
  • subscriber
  • subsidizer
  • supporter
  • well-wisher
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