Amount donated in 2014: $177.3-million
Beneficiary: Carl Victor Page Memorial Foundation
Background: Mr. Page co-founded Google and is the company’s chief executive.
Mr. Page, 41, gave Google stock valued at nearly $177.3-million to the Carl Victor Page Memorial Foundation. He started the foundation in 2006 and named it after his father who was a professor of computer science and artificial intelligence at Michigan State University. Carl Victor Page died in 1996.