MacKenzie Scott (Bezos) made the largest donation in the history of Morgan State University. The Historically Black College-University (HBCU) is just one of nearly 400 recipients of her generosity.
During the pandemic, MacKenzie Scott donated nearly $6 billion. Morgan State may use their $40 million gift, which immediately doubled their endowment, as they wish. (Forbes)
MacKenzie Scott became thewealthiest woman in the worldafter divorcing the richest man,Jeff Bezos.Her estate is estimated at $61 billion. She’s pledged to donate half that to charities. She said, (quote) “This pandemic has been a wrecking ball in the lives of Americans already struggling. Economic losses and health outcomes alike have been worse for women, for people of color, and for people living in poverty.” (Morgan.edu)