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February 08, 2015

No. 9: Sergey Brin

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Sergey Brin

Amount donated in 2014: $382.8-million

Beneficiary: Brin Wojcicki Foundation

Background: Mr. Brin co-founded Google.

Sergey Brin, 41, gave $382.8-million to the Brin Wojcicki Foundation. The philanthropy directs most of its support to Ashoka, a nonprofit that brings together social entrepreneurs to work on education, the environment, and women’s issues; the Human Rights Foundation; and Tipping Point Community, which seeks to eliminate poverty in Northern California.

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