How Philanthropy Created America, and Can Rescue Us Now

"Voluntary giving in this country isn't a cute hobby, but a fundamental part of our success." Karl Zinsmeister
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Karl Zinsmeister

Vice President of Publications, The Philanthropy Roundtable

Philanthropy in America is a bursting, bubbling impulse that has vital effects on almost every sector of our society. Private action to solve public problems is one of the practices that most distinguishes the U.S. from other nations, and it continues to play a crucial role in keeping our communities healthy and our economy burgeoning.


Join us as Karl Zinsmeister, Vice President of Publications for The Philanthropy Roundtable and author of The Almanac of American Philanthropy and What Comes Next? discusses how philanthropy can produce encouraging culture reform no matter what happens in government.

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