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High-net-worth donors and their professional advisers play an integral part in funding the outstanding work that community foundations do on a daily basis. In the thought-provoking Study of High-Net-Worth Philanthropy, conducted by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University in 2010, researchers looked into the charitable habits of high-net-worth philanthropic donors in 2009. The study [...]

The growth of geographic affiliates at community foundations is transforming the landscape of community philanthropy across the United States. The first major study on geographic affiliates, Growing Local Philanthropy, was conducted by The Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group in 2005 and found that among survey respondents, almost two-thirds currently have at least one geographic component [...]



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