Dick DeVos is the Man behind The Dick and Betsy Family Foundation. An organization that came in place through Dicks DeVos and d his Wife Betsy Devos. The Couple was inspired by the legacy of their parents to have a concern about local people and Community as a norm that was started by grandparents to serve people as a faithful steward. The Foundation has allied partners that act as a bridge between Dick foundation and global locations by ensuring growth and sustainability.
Dick Devos was raised in Michigan and grew in a family that had Complex business enterprises and while schooling he had the opportunity study while working. Dick is married to Betsy and has four children who have taken the passion for pursuing business professional. Dick attend his A- level education at Hill Forest School which is a Public School. He graduated from Northwestern University and started his career in family Business at middle-entry level position serving in Managerial position within different departments at Amway International. Later in 1984, Dick DeVos got higher position serving as the Vice President where he led the Company to reach 18 countries globally.
After Amway Corporation, Mr. Dick got high-ranked Job at Orlando Magic basketball franchise as the President and CEO in 1984. He served for Seven years in Orlando and returned to Amway International with a wealth of experience and expertise that made him increase sales massively and gained more profits for the Company.
Dick DeVos started an Education Free Fund initiative at Michigan Aviation Academy that was formed to help disadvantaged children with tuition-free fund from Michigan. The high school offers an education program that pays attention to aviation industries with the ambition to equip students with an experience that will extend their career opportunities. The school has grown to a level of accommodating 500 students
Dick DeVos passion to invest in Aviation industry is behind the support of his wife, Betsy DeVos and the interest in Aviation sector as he was won twice Champion in National Sailor. He is a qualified pilot specializing in Jets and Helicopter.
For many years, Charles Koch’s donations to the political platform have been the face of his donations. His other donations towards philanthropy and other sectors were rarely focused on. Charles Koch is not new to educational funding and philanthropy sector. He has been donating to various educational institutions over the years. Charles Koch has been directing over $20 million to various educational institutions all around the world. Before these recent donations to the George Mason University, no single institution had received a donation of over $1 million. Despite this, his donations have played a major role in improving the educational standards of the world.
His record-breaking donation came this year and went to the famous George Mason University. The George Mason University is a public higher education institution that is located on the outskirts of the nation’s capital. This institution is well known for its reputation in economics and law. It has of late been associated with the conservationists in America. Over the years, the George Mason University has been the beneficiary of Charles Koch’s donations and so far for the period between 2011 to 2014, it received over $48 million. According to tax records of the Charles Koch Foundation, this money came into the George Mason University in varying amounts over the years. George Soros engagement in educational funding has made him outstanding from other political funders. Charles Koch has assured the George Mason community that they will still be able to maintain their academic independence.
As its the electioneering period in America, Koch has been on the headlines. This hardcore conservationist and Republican is rumored to be having mega plans for the coming election. As a norm, his funds and donations in the political scene will go to Republican candidates. Inside sources revealed that Charles and his brother David Koch will be donating over $900 million Republican campaign funding. This will be their new record figure from their previous $400 million.
Charles Koch has also been in the media over his stand on Bernie Sanders policies. Recently, he issued out a statement acknowledging Bernie Sanders moves for deformations. In what the media termed as the unexpected union of ideas, Bernie Sanders reforms agenda got a push from Charles Koch. Charles Koch is co-owner of the Koch Industries alongside his brother David Koch. Charles Koch’s Koch Industries are the second largest private company by revenues in the United States. This multi-industry firm has brought a lot of fortune to the Koch brothers.