10 Characteristics of Philanthropy

Posted on 07/17/2012

Philanthropy is…

  1. from Ancient Greek, meaning love of mankind
  2. private action for public good
  3. volunteering assets, ideas and/or time
  4. characteristic of civil society
  5. a statement of values
  6. not a purchase or a favor
  7. an alternative to spoiling family, friends, or self
  8. easy to do, but hard to do well
  9. gratifying
  10. contagious

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