The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (NE)



The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation offers two different scholarship programs. The Alice Buffett Outstanding Teachers Award recognizing outstanding Omaha public school teachers (K - 12) with a minimum of two years of teaching experience. A College Scholarship Program offering scholarships for tuition and fees up to $3,750 per semester, and a textbook allowance of $500 per semester for incoming freshmen attending Nebraska public universities, colleges or community colleges.

Web Address

stbfoundation.org/

Giving

$100,229,020 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation


Influence Watch Podcast #103: Three Pillars Supporting the Left
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

We're starting off the New Year by taking one last look back at the old year, thanks to the “2019 Philanthropy Awards” published by Inside...more

Azim Premji led 2019's biggest philanthropic gifts
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation, NoVo Foundation

Some of the world's richest people continued to give away chunks of their fortunes to charitable causes in 2019. Two of the world's billionaires...more

The Top 10 Philanthropic Gifts Of 2019
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation

In a year during which the debate about whether billionaires had a right exist took center stage, some of the world's richest continued to give...more

Foundation Adrift: The Aimlessness of the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Annie E. Casey Foundation

Foundation Adrift (full series). The Aimlessness of the Annie E. Casey Foundation | The History of Casey's Philanthropy | The Casey Foundation...more

CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Study claiming abortion is safe was funded by those who profit from it ...
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Was established by Warren Buffett, according to Inside Philanthropy, and was “originally named the Buffett Foundation, in the 1960s. ... Has been planning to expand abortion through philanthropic...more

Warren Buffett will donate $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares to Bill Gates' foundation, 4 ...
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation

Buffett made a philanthropic pledge to give away 99% of his wealth through annual gifts in 2006. Class B shares ... For the rest of his life — and for 10 years following his death — more than 99%...more

Warren Buffett to donate $3.6 billion of stock to Gates Foundation, other charities
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation, NoVo Foundation

He says he plans to eventually give all of his shares to philanthropy. The plan would be completed 10 years after his estate has settled, according...more

Warren Buffett to give $3.6 bn to five foundations
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation

Buffett and the Gateses launched the "Giving Pledge" in 2010 in which billionaires promised to give at least half their wealth to philanthropic causes. Buffett intends to donate all of his...more

'Dark Money' Behind Publicly Funded Abortion Push
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation, Moore Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Wyss Foundation

"The line between philanthropy and political advocacy at Arabella is blurry indeed," ... to the Arabella's stated mission of "philanthropy and impact investing. ... such large and...more

WHO partners meet to find ways of improving global health
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Over 150 representatives of member states, intergovernmental organisations, academic institutions, civil society, philanthropic foundations and...more



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