Qin YongJun

audio 9:55

Sweet Charity: Private Donors

Why many givers choose to be anonymous.

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video 51:42

What Comes Next?

A dinner talk by Karl Zinsmeister at the Philanthropy Roundtable’s November annual meeting—describing how private givers can blaze new paths to national success no matter what unfolds in Washington.

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Hey Paul Studios

audio 8:52

Sweet Charity: Lifting the Kidney Death Sentence

It was a grocery-store fortune that brought dialysis and kidney transplants to the public. For the 700,000 Americans currently alive despite kidney failure, that was a very big gift.

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bansheed

audio 6:30

Sweet Charity: To Create a Mockingbird

A true-life Christmas story about how some very personal philanthropy gave America one of its most beloved books.

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maggie schreiter

audio 8:10

Sweet Charity: The Dinosaur Discoverer

The iconoclastic paleontologist Jack Horner has a perfect partnership with the independent-minded donors who have made his freewheeling discoveries possible.

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Joe Chavez

audio 7:51

Sweet Charity: Franklin Olin College of Engineering

An industrialist’s fortune was used to invent a remarkably different kind of school that is helping revive U.S. industry. Its addition of strong creative, communicating, and business flavors to previous recipes for training engineers is influencing hundreds of other American colleges.

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video 10:48

Philanthropy and Politics

Prominent philanthropists discuss with us how private action can improve our nation even if politics remains fractious, the advantages donors and volunteers have when it comes to succeeding at societal reform, and the dangers that philanthropy needs to watch out for. Featuring Betsy DeVos, Phil Anschutz, Bernie Marcus, Harris Rosen, Jack Miller, Jeff Sandefer, David Weekley, and others.

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darius norvilas

audio 10:19

Sweet Charity: ArtPrize

If I told you that the art exhibition receiving the highest attendance—and most fervent popular response—in the world takes place every year in America's 123rd largest city, what would you say? You ought to ask "Who's the clever philanthropist?

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audio 8:29

Sweet Charity: Tiffany Treasures

Guess where the greatest trove of stained glass and other masterpieces created by America’s superb craftsman Louis Comfort Tiffany is located? No, it’s not his hometown of New York. And there’s a reason for that.

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video 27:21

Don’t Know Much About History

How can we captivate policymakers with our nation’s deep and rich history of generosity and voluntarism?

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