Marc Pollick


Founder and President
The Giving Back Fund

Marc Pollick is an internationally recognized speaker, writer and consultant on philanthropy and charitable giving, with an impressive clientele of celebrities, professional athletes, high net worth individuals and corporations. Marc has guided the philanthropic efforts of sports legends Yao Ming, Doug Flutie, Magic Johnson, Ben Roethlisberger and Arian Foster, and entertainment stars Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Maria Bello. He has been featured and interviewed by a vast array of news, sports, entertainment and philanthropy media including ESPN, HBO Sports, Forbes, USA TODAY, Foundation News and Sports Business Journal, and will soon be hosting an athlete philanthropy interview segment on MSNBC’s “Sports Matters”. Prior to entering the philanthropic world, Marc had an extensive career in academic Holocaust Studies, working with 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Elie Wiesel. He was Founding Executive Director of the Zachor Institute for Holocaust Studies and founded The Elie Wiesel Institute for Humanitarian Studies. Marc has been recognized for his achievements as a recipient of the prestigious University of Chicago Alumni Award for Public Service.