A Century Perspective

January 29, 2011 at 7:18 PM Leave a comment

At Forbes.com, philanthropy adviser Betsy Brill compares philanthropy today with philanthropy 100 years ago, based on the reprint of a New York Times article from January 1911.

Among the differences, she finds there was far less skepticism about the donors’ motives and beneficial effects a century ago. Similarities include only a small percentage of giving going to community service or public affairs organizations.

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