Bloomberg News


33. Robert Meyerhoff

Real estate developer

2003-07 Given or Pledged: $300 million
Favored Causes: Arts, higher education
Estimated Lifetime Giving*: $305 million

Valued at $300 million, Meyerhoff's art collection will go to the National Gallery of Art in Washington upon his death. The collection includes works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, and Frank Stella. Meyerhoff also funds math and science scholarships for black students to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

*Based on public records and interviews with donors
Data: BusinessWeek, GuideStar, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University