phi·lan·thro·py/fəˈlanTHrəpē/ noun

  1. the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.
  2. “he acquired a considerable fortune and was noted for his philanthropy”
  3. Similar: benevolence
  4. generosity
  5. humanitarianism
  6. altruism
  7. social conscience
  8. social concern
  9. charity