#Donation

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
JPMorgan previously made donations to multiple US politicians. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The donations were stopped after the January 6 riots
  • Several other companies took similar actions
  • Politicians who address "moral and economic imperatives" will receive the donations

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The campaign sent out email requests as their key method of attracting donations. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • 11% of the money raised by campaign was given back 
  • Trump campaign refunded an average of $720,000 daily in December
  • Biden campaign's refund rate was 2.2% in 2020

.Seoul, South Korea
Kim Beom-su and Kim Bong-jin, two self-made South Korean billionaires have pledged in as many weeks to give away half their fortunes. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Kim Beom-su announced this month he will donate more than half his estimated $9.6 billion assets
  • Kim Bong-jin became the first South Koreans to sign the Giving Pledge
  • The philanthropic initiative was set up by Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffett, for billionaires to give away at least half their wealth

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Beyonce has partnered with the NAACP to support Black-owned small businesses that have been impacted by the pandemic. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Beyonce)

  • Beyonce said that people can apply for the grants from January 7, 2021
  • The grants will be sent to 100 people selected in late January
  • People applying for the grants submit the necessary documentation by the deadline

MacKenzie Scott is the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos.(Photo Credit:Twitter/@mackenziescott)

  • She last year signed a "giving pledge" to donate the bulk of her wealth to charity
  • The groups that received donations "have dedicated their lives to helping others
  • Scott was left a multi-billionaire after her divorce last year from Bezos