Targets poverty in New York City by finding and funding the most effective programs and partnering with them to maximize results.
Founded by Paul Tudor Jones II, a hedge fund veteran.
Funds are raised primarily by an annual charity event aimed at hedge fund managers and other investment high-fliers.
2007 donations exceeded those of 2006 by 32 percent, and the event has given more than $900 million in cash and donated services since it began in 1990, when it raised $700,000.
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