ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Million Dollar Donors Report is the result of collaboration between individuals and institutions in each of the countries and regions covered. We are especially grateful to the donors and recipients who shared their experiences and agreed to appear as case studies.

IN THE UK

Dr Beth Breeze and Kayleigh Newby of the Centre for Philanthropy, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent.

Coutts, especially Mark Evans, Maya Prabhu, Lenka Setkova, Stuart May, Emily Woolard, Rachel Harrington, Chloe Elms, Kay Boland, Parvaneh Hajian-Kerahroodi, Jane Cleveland, Paige Hartman, Claire Blackmore, Nina Andrews, Elisha Jones and Phoebe Courtley.

Special thanks to those whom we interviewed in 2015:

Trevor Pears CMG

Jack Petchey CBE

Rory & Elizabeth Brooks

Norman Stoller CBE KStJ DL

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

IN THE US

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, especially Una Osili, Jacqueline Ackerman, and Yannan Li.

Special thanks to those whom we interviewed in 2015:

Jacki Zehner

Stephen Heintz, Rockerfeller Brothers Fund

Emmett Carson, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

IN SINGAPORE

The Community Foundation of Singapore, especially Joyce Teo and Catherine Smith.

Special thanks to those whom we interviewed in 2015:

Laurence Lien, Asia Philanthropy Circle

Keith Chua, Lee Choon Guan Foundation

IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Southern Africa, especially Joretha Houlies, Karena Cronin and Colleen du Toit.

 

IN HONG KONG

Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), especially Professor Roger King, Professor Winnie Peng and Jeremy Cheng.

Special thanks to those whom we interviewed in 2015:

David Fong

Ronna Chao

IN RUSSIA

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Russia, especially Maria Chertok and Yulia Khodorova. Also Maria Titova, Lera Parunova, Svetlana Nariyan, Marina Kotelnikova of the Higher School of Economics.

IN CHINA

Institute of Family Business, Zhejiang University, especially Professor Chen Ling, Ms Chen Huali and Ms Xie Jingjing.

Special thanks to those whom we interviewed in 2015:

Mao Lixiang

IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The Emirates Foundation, especially Claire Woodcraft and Linda Elomari.

Special thanks to those whom we interviewed in 2015:

Tariq Al Gurg, Dubai Cares

Hatem Nuseibeh, TOTAL

IN INDIA

This year a discussion section has been included which draws on the Coutts Philanthropy in India report (copy available on request).

Special thanks to the individuals featured in our case studies:

Dr Yusuf K Hamied

Zarina & Ronnie Screwvala