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Nike founder and chairman
2004-08 Giving* $314 million
New to list In October, Knight, a co-founder of Nike, and his wife, Penny, pledged $100 million to the Oregon Health & Science University Foundation for the university’s cancer institute. Last year, Knight gave $100 million to his alma mater's athletic department, the University of Oregon, primarily to fund the construction of a basketball arena. In 2006 he gave $105 million to Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
For more, visit the Philip Knight Philanthropy topic on Business Exchange.
*Based on public records and interviews with donors
Data: BusinessWeek, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University