Book Club: The Givers: Wealth, Power and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

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By Alicia Philipp, president and CEO Forty-one years ago when I came to the Community Foundation, no one used the word philanthropy. Fast-forward and it’s used commonly in the ubiquitous lists of big givers in major publications, and the word “philanthropist” is now consistently used to describe people. But what …

Book Club: Explosion at Orly: The Disaster that Transformed Atlanta

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By James “Jamie” Tobias, gift planning officer On the heels of another tremendous National Philanthropy Day and approaching the season of giving, philanthropy is a very present topic right now. Often philanthropy is an act of celebration in a moment of joy, but sometimes it comes from tragedy, as a …