Philanthropy

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Philanthropy

The practice of a wealthy individual or corporation giving money to charity or other programs designed to help others. The term is most applicable when the individual or corporation starts his/her/its own programs. For example, Bill Gates established the Gates Foundation to perform a variety of philanthropic activities such as agricultural development and the establishment of libraries.
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The Atlantic Philanthropies are dedicated to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people.
LDS Philanthropies serves as the central coordinating agency for all donations to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its charitable institutions.
The Jewish Funders Network is an international organization of family foundations, public philanthropies and individual funders dedicated to advancing the quality and growth of philanthropy rooted in Jewish values.