MacKenzie Scott’s Jaw-Dropping Philanthropic Move Leaves Elon Musk Speechless!

This month, , formerly married to Jeff Bezos, found herself in the spotlight once again, potentially drawing 's attention due to her philanthropic endeavors.

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Despite any criticism, Scott remains committed to contributing her wealth to charitable causes. Recently, she announced a substantial donation of $640 million to 361 organizations, more than doubling her initial pledge of $250 million from the previous year.

Assisted by Lever for Change, Scott's donations will see 279 nonprofits receiving $2 million each, while 82 organizations will be granted $1 million each.

Originally planned for 250 awards of $1 million each, the decision to expand both the number of recipients and the award amounts came in recognition of the exceptional work of these organizations, as judged by their peers and external panelists.

Scott's significant contribution comes amidst criticism from Elon Musk, has been vocal about his disapproval of her philanthropy. Musk's disparaging remarks, including his views on corporate diversity efforts, have garnered attention, but they seem to have had little impact on Scott's charitable decisions.

Scott emphasized the rigorous selection process for the nonprofits, highlighting that they were chosen from a pool of over 6,000 applicants and were deemed vital agents of change by peer organizations and evaluation panels.

Her philanthropic focus extends beyond monetary donations, with support for women's health and minority groups. Organizations like the ACLU of and the Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies are among the recipients of her generosity.

Scott's approach to giving stands out for its lack of strings attached, a departure from the norm among philanthropists. Unlike many others, she does not tie specific reporting requirements to her funding, allowing organizations the flexibility to allocate resources according to their needs.

In previous years, Scott has donated substantially to various causes, including supporting underserved communities and contributing to organizations like Planned Parenthood and the Lutheran and Refugee Service.

Requests for comments from representatives of both Scott and Musk were not responded to at the time of reporting.

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