Earlier this year the Times Literary Supplement carried the following advertisement:
Intellectual Humility in Public Discourse
- Science and the big questions
- Character development
- Freedom and free enterprise
- Exceptional cognitive talent and genius
This is all fascinating, and you might like to ake a look at their funding priorities here,
The Foundation also provides grants for several independently administered awards.,including the $100,000 Epiphany Prizes for ‘inspiring movies and TV’, Past winners include The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
As to its billionaire founder - ';a penny life will give you all the facts' as Auden said. These days it's Wikipedia. He held British citizenship, lived in the Bahamas and was quite fantastically generous. The Wiki entry says that he "attributed much of his success to his ability to maintain an elevated mood, avoid anxiety and stay disciplined."