Charitable Leaders

Levenson Teaches Universities to Support Philanthropy in Students

Charitable Leaders
Once he sold off his stake in basketball team the Atlanta Hawks, Forbes listed billionaire Bruce Levenson threw his energy into more philanthropic work, particularly at the University of Maryland where his Do Good Institute is changing higher education. Levenson's initiative intends to get undergrads at the University of Maryland more invested in volunteering and understanding how charitable organizations work. Through the initiative, he hopes that those interested in developing a philanthropic organization will do so with the business savvy they need to survive. Bruce Levenson has said that his experience in the world of philanthropy has shown him that the organizations that are successful in meeting their goals were all headed by people with a background in business. By getting bus...