Thursday, March 29, 2012

Community Philanthropy: It's Not Just for the Wealthy Anymore

Until somewhat recently in the U.S., community foundations were pretty much the province of the wealthy. The same goes for the rest of institutional philanthropy—family foundations, donor-advised funds, etc. But something may be happening to community philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world that reflects the “mutuality of philanthropy,” the sense that “community philanthropy is for everyone,” according to Nick Deychakiwsky, senior program officer of the C.S. Mott Foundation.

Read the rest of the Nonprofit Quarterly article.

1 comment:

matthewsstar said...

They are recognizing that they are part of the group that supports their company and want to be engaged in that group and give back to it.

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