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Bloomberg Philanthropies works to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people by focusing on five key areas: the arts, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health.

Encompassing all of Mike Bloomberg’s giving, Bloomberg Philanthropies includes his foundation, corporate, and personal philanthropy as well as Bloomberg Associates, a pro bono consultancy that works with mayors in cities around the world.

Mike has committed the vast majority of the profits from Bloomberg L.P., the global financial technology, data, and media company that he founded in 1981, to support the work of Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Bloomberg Philanthropies works to improve the lives of millions of people in more than 810 cities and 170 countries. In 2020, Bloomberg Philanthropies invested $1.6 billion around the world. Over his lifetime, Mike has so far given $11.1 billion to philanthropy.

Michael Bloomberg

Michael R. Bloomberg
Founder

“There is a growing movement of big cities and small towns that are striving to use data to improve the performance of government and the lives of their citizens.”

Patricia E. Harris
CEO

“At Bloomberg Philanthropies we believe that collaboration has an exponential effect on everything that we do.”

Patricia E Harris

In Brief

Download a snapshot of all of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ work around the world.

Leadership

Learn more about the team leading Bloomberg Philanthropies’ work across every initiative.

Chief Operating Officer

Government Innovation

Special Projects & New Initiatives

Women’s Economic Development

Greenwood Initiative

Bloomberg Associates

Public Health

The Arts

Corporate Philanthropy

Environment

Education

Board of Directors

Dr. Tenley E. Albright

Director, MIT Collaborative Initiatives, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Former Surgeon, Harvard Medical School; Olympic Gold Medal Figure Skater

Emma Bloomberg

Founder and CEO, Murmuration

Georgina Bloomberg

Equestrian

Mark Carney

Finance Adviser to the Prime Minister for COP 26; UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance

Kenneth I. Chenault

Chairman & Managing Director, General Catalyst; Former CEO & Chairman, American Express

D. Ronald Daniel

Managing Partner Emeritus, McKinsey & Company

Manny Diaz

Former Mayor, Miami, Florida; Former President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

Daniel L. Doctoroff

Chairman & CEO, Sidewalk Labs

Patricia E. Harris

CEO, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Mellody Hobson

CO-CEO & President, Ariel Investments

Robert A. Iger

Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Board, The Walt Disney Company

Walter Isaacson

Professor, Tulane University; Advisory Partner, Perella Weinberg

Maya Lin

Artist and Designer

John J. Mack

Chairman Emeritus, Morgan Stanley

The Reverend Joseph M. McShane, S.J.

President, Fordham University

Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (Ret.)

17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; President, MGM Consulting, LLC

Jamie Niven

Senior Advisor to the CEO, Phillips; Retired Chairman, Sotheby’s The Americas

Honorable Sam Nunn

Co-Chair, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Former U.S. Senator

Samuel J. Palmisano

Chairman, The Center for Global Enterprise; Retired Chairman, President and CEO, IBM Corporation

Secretary Henry “Hank” M. Paulson, JR.

Chairman, The Paulson Institute; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Former Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs

Dr. Alfred Sommer

Professor and Dean Emeritus, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Member, National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine

Sir Martin Sorrell

Executive Chairman, S4 Capital; Founder, WPP

Anne M. Tatlock

Chairman Emeritus, Fiduciary Trust International; Vice Chairman, Franklin Resources

Dennis M. Walcott

President and CEO, Queens Library; Former Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

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