"Philanthropy is much more than charity – it’s a profound commitment to understanding the needs of society, and then rolling up your sleeves to help get it done."

Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute


Advancing medical solutions

Strengthening public health systems

Building robust education models

Protecting environmental assets

Closing the 21st century skills gap


Milken Global Conference Panels 

Supercharge the Search for Cures: Medical Philanthropists Reinvent Giving to Get Results

Leverage: How Philanthropies Use New Tools to Create Change

Mission Driven: How NextGen Leaders Use Business Tools to Create Social Change

Seeding Change: A New Dynamism in Philanthropy

Waiting on a Kidney

April is National Donate Life Month—my mother’s birthday was March 31. This single day gap proved to be a theme in her life I wish we could have avoided.

Kidney failure is an irreversible disease in which the kidneys can no longer support life. To live, patients suffering from kidney failure must initiate treatment to replace kidney function through dialysis or kidney transplantation.

Facebook LIVE from #MIGlobal: Reddit's co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Milken Institute's Melissa Stevens.