Broad is best-known for creating the Broad Museum, which opened in 2015, and his efforts in funding the construction of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Billionaire and philanthropist Eli Broad is an advocate of charter schools, and even he doesn’t think Betsy DeVos should be confirmed as Education Secretary..
Eli Broad has made headlines this year because of a new contemporary art museum that opened in late September to house the collection he has amassed in partnership with his wife, Edythe.
Late last week, in response to a campaign by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, high profile Jewish philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad publicly pledged to give away 75% of their $5.7 billion fortune. As part of an initiative that aims to increase philanthropy among the wealthiest Americans, Gates and Buffett have challenged the super-rich to join them in donating more than half of their money to charities and other not-for-profit causes.