Charles Koch Honored with Simon Prize and Profiled in Philanthropy Magazine

Charles G. Koch last week received the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership at Philanthropy Roundtable’s 20th Annual Meeting. The award honors living philanthropists who have exhibited leadership through charitable giving and recognizes the power of philanthropy to promote positive change.

Mr. Koch was selected for his more than 40 years of investment in ideas, think tanks and academic research that seeks to understand the nature of human freedom and how that freedom leads to human flourishing and prosperity.

In conjunction with the award, Mr. Koch was profiled in the most recent issue of Philanthropy magazine.

Read the article in Philanthropy

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