Only six months after making holders to give $ 4.1 billion in donations to nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions, the philanthropic and writer MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday that he had endowed more than $ 2.73 billion Dozens of schools that are expanding access to higher education for underrepresented students, as well as defense organizations focused on helping students succeed.

This time, the list of recipients for unsolicited and unrestricted gifts included community universities, regional and non-profit colleges. Experts say that donations will probably catalyze fundraising efforts and give legitimacy to these institutions, many of which do not have endowments and have never received global sum gifts from this size.

"Higher education is a proven way to the opportunity, so we look for institutions of 2 and 4 years who successfully educate students who come from communities that have been chronically unattended," Scott wrote in A short publication of blog in the middle of how it chosen the 286 gift receptors.

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