Hedge Funds

Griffins support global education

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Kenneth Griffin and Anne Dias-Griffin, founders of Citadel Investment Group and Aragon Global Management, respectively, announced that they will contribute $200,000 toward the building of 10 schools through the nonprofit group Building with Books.


Ken Griffin

The announcement came as a surprise to the organization, which had invited the Griffins to its event in Chicago to honor them with a Global Impact Award for their contributions to education. The Griffins’ contribution represents the biggest the organization has received from individuals in the 16 years since it was founded.