Imagining Philanthropy: A Personal Commentary from a Part-time Philanthropoid

Sep 01, 2005 | by
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The author comments on questions that evoke images of how philanthropy can enhance the lives of both givers and recipients and how they are linked to a single principle: reciprocity, how people who give relate to those who receive. (Key words or links might include: quid pro quo, "you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours," leadership through leverage, getting a return on the investment, the multiplier effect, giving back, and attaching benign strings.

Imagining Philanthropy: A Personal Commentary from a Part-time Philanthropoid