Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon, Seattle based cloud computing and e-commerce Company. He has a net worth of over USD 80 billion. He is inching close to become the richest man of the world. On the other hand, he seeks ideas to help people in the short-term. He seeks ideas on philanthropy in recent times with an aim to help some people in the short-term. Even though he has not yet appeared on the Philanthropy 50, he has geared up to focus on ideas he can adopt to help poor.
Some of the most famous 50 largest donors of the America are Pierre Omidyar, Ebay founder and Phil Knight, Nike co-founder. Mr. Bezos sent a tweet on Thursday to his Twitter for seeking suggestions for philanthropic giving. He is eager to be aware of ideas used to help the world in short term instead of the personal investments for a long term he made in for the best profit companies with the utmost social impact like The Washington Post and the space firm namely Blue Origin.
Mr. Bezos tweeted that he is thinking he wants much of his philanthropic activity to help people in the short term at the intersection of lasting impact and urgent need.
He singled out a dedication Amazon made in recent times to provide a homeless shelter for every family. The construction of a permanent home on the subject of Mary’s Place in the new office building of Amazon will be commenced within the last quarter of this year.
As the second richest person in the world at this time, Mr. Bezos can help people in the short term. Bloomberg Billionaires Index has revealed that Jeff Bezos is the second richest person of the world. There are big philanthropists from the technology sector like a founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates. The philanthropy approach of Jeff Bezos is different when compared to the approach of leading philanthropists.