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Philanthropy 101: Carnegie vs. Rockefeller


p_library.html p_sci.html p_peace.html p_campus.html p_carvrock.html p_legacy.html Carnegie and oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller were rivals in the field of philanthropy. The newspapers kept score. Here's a snapshot of the race to give it away:

The Box Scores
Year Newspaper Carnegie Rockefeller
1904 The Times of London $21,000,000 $10,000,000
1910 The New York American $179,300,000 $134,271,000
1913 The New York Herald $332,000,000 $175,000,000



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