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The Inside Story of MacKenzie Scott, the Mysterious 60-Billion-Dollar Woman

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    Nice to see her outpace Jeff in giving away grants.

    Scott gave 116 grants, all at once, with very few strings attached, to mostly small organizations. They didn’t have to hit metrics she named; they didn’t have to create programs she favored. She even refused thank you notes when nonprofits asked how they could show their gratitude. And she specifically chose organizations led by people with “lived experience,” as Scott put it: women leading women’s groups, people of color leading racial equity groups.

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