Philanthropy

Ars Gratia Artis?

Feb 27, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Despite the fact that many art donors forbid the sale of their art, some university officials believe that flailing institutions can only stay afloat if they sell their collections.

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The Very Rich Hours

Jan 10, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood searches for the uncommon good in fundraising for nonprofits.

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Can Classical-Liberal Philanthropy Improve Higher Ed?

Dec 22, 2011 by George Leef |

That is the question that Lenore Ealy addresses in today’s Pope Center Clarion Call. She looks quite a way back into the 20th century to see how the classical-liberal philanthropists of the post-war years went about trying… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

You Don’t Have to Write That Check!

Dec 14, 2011 by George Leef |

Duke University has recently received some large gifts, but in today's Pope Center Clarion Call, alum Al Oettinger explains why he has stopped giving the school money.

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The Perils of College Philanthropy

Sep 21, 2011 by George Leef |

In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call I discuss the Center’s latest paper, “Games Universities Play” by Martin Morse Wooster. 

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Who Owns Philanthropy?

Dec 13, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood responds to the Greenlining Institute on the threats to voluntary philanthropic giving.

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Generosity, Trussed

Nov 24, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood warns about the damage that “greenlining” activists can do to American philanthropy.

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