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What’s a Donor to Do?

Posted on August 21, 2000 by Ellen Remmer

The report is structured around the stages of a donor's evolution and growth -- beginning the journey as a passive, largely uninformed giver, and progressing up the philanthropic curve to become an energetic, high-impact donor. We conceive this developmental growth in three stages… Read More

Advisor’s enthusiasm shapes clients charitable role

Posted on August 21, 1996 by Joe Breiteneicher

Some experts predict an intergenerational transfer of wealth over the next 40 to 50 years of between $40 and $136 trillion dollars. Many expect that much of this wealth will become philanthropic capital. This article outlines why this charitable windfall may not happen, and how advisors can proactively supporting their clients' philanthropic interests. … Read More

Giving Well: A Speech From Alan Alda

Posted on October 29, 1995 by Alan Alda

Once you start giving, I think it's not long before you get the feeling that no matter how good you get at it, you'll never be good enough. Sometimes philanthropy seems like a little boat floating precariously on a vast and angry ocean." … Read More

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