Edward W. Forbes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaPhilanthropyForbes served in the American Red Cross during World War I.Forbes served on the Board of Trustees of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts from 1903 to 1963. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Wadsworth Athenaeum in Hartford, Connecticut. He served on the administrative committee of the Dumbarton OaksCollection and Research Library of Byzantine Studies in Washington, D.C. from 1941 to 1963. Additionally, he served on the Board of Trustees of Public Reservations of Massachusetts for six decades. He became honorary fellow of the International Institute for Conservation in 1958, where the annual Edward W. Forbes Prize was named in his honor.Forbes was a recipient of an honorary A.M. from Harvard in 1921, an honorary LL.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1927, and an honorary Doctorate of Arts from Harvard in 1942. He was the recipient of the knighthood of the Legion of Honor from the Republic of France in 1937.
helping poor people, especially by giving them money
a philanthropic person: 善心/助人人士、
a donation from a wealthy 19th-century philanthropist
noun [U] ━━ n. 博愛, 慈善事業［団体］.