Philanthropic 50: David and Katherine Bradley

Earlier this year, publisher David Bradley made news when he sold the controlling interest of Atlantic Magazine to Laurene Powell Jobs, entrepreneur and widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs. But in Washington, wife Katherine Bradley has an equally high profile as founder and chair of the CityBridge Foundation, a nonprofit with a strong emphasis on bringing about a radical shift upwards in school standards across the District. Through CityBridge Education, they have given millions to education-overhaul efforts both in the public school system and charter schools. A year ago, they announced plans to fund the renovation or opening of 25 “high quality” schools in DC where students would have every opportunity to reach high academic standards.

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