The man who built the world’s largest car-hire company decided today to put something back into the city.
So Jack C. Taylor of Enterprise Holdings gave $92.5 million to cultural and social causes in St Louis, including $10 million to the symphony orchestra.
Full list here:
- $30 million to Forest Park Forever’s endowment fund
- $25 million to the City Arch River 2015 Foundation for improvements to the Old Courthouse and to support the Foundation’s endowment fund
- $10 million to the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra’s endowment fund
- $6 million to the Fisher House Foundation for construction of new homes in Charleston, S.C., and Portland, Ore., that provide accommodations for military families during medical treatment
- $5 million to the American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri to meet capital and program needs
- $5 million to the Saint Louis Art Museum Foundation’s endowment fund
- $5 million to St. Luke’s Hospital to support its endowment fund
- $2 million to the Missouri Botanical Garden to support its capital campaign
- $1 million to the Better Angels Society to underwrite filmmaker Ken Burns’ upcoming documentary on baseball legend Jackie Robinson
- $1 million to the Everglades Foundation to support its End Point Restoration Project to restore America’s Everglades and sustain South Florida’s water supply
- $1 million to Friends of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., to fund its World War II education programs
- $1 million to the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis to provide operational support for the services of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
- $500,000 to the Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis (The Muny) to support its endowment fund and multiple capital needs