Pros and cons of giving publicly vs. giving anonymously

This article lists the pros and cons of giving anonymously, from both a donor’s and a charity’s point of view. Donor issues discussed include recognition versus unwanted attention; charity issues include the benefit of association with a big name, and the danger of linkage with a controversial one.

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Privacy and Transparency: Anonymous vs. Public Giving

This timely and important NCFP Content Collection provides context for new donors considering how public to be with their grantmaking, management and operations, and provides ideas for existing foundations and boards contemplating this question.

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