Patrick McFall

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Sweet Charity: Our Parks Bloom

We're in the midst of a huge renaissance of urban parks--which is in turn feeding the return to city life. Thank philanthropic invention.

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Indispensable: How Philanthropy Fuels American Success

In a series of rollicking flesh-and-blood examples and hard facts, Karl Zinsmeister documents the vast impact of private philanthropy.

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alice_mercer

audio 7:38

Sweet Charity: The Getty Museums

Even flawed donors can make brilliant gifts. Here’s a magnificent example.

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Karl Zinsmeister

audio 7:48

Sweet Charity: Making Americans

Immigrants to this country acculturate best when they have help.

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BYU Animation

audio 7:57

Sweet Charity: Animating Character

Sometimes a gift takes you to an unexpected place. Even into a cartoon world.

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Denver Frederick Highlights the Almanac

The host of New York City’s “Business of Giving” radio show asked Karl Zinsmeister to tell tales from The Almanac of American Philanthropy for his broadcast audience.

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Rob Shenk

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Sweet Charity: Cottage Industry

Without any public money, a group of donors took it upon themselves to revive a crucial site of American history—the cottage where Abraham Lincoln lived and labored for a quarter of his Presidency.

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Adam Fagen

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Sweet Charity: Presidential Homes

Mount Vernon, Montpelier, Monticello. Completely apart from the fact that they were homes of Presidents, these three historic properties have one crucial thing in common. Come find out what it is.

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Philanthropy Q&A at the Acton Institute

Karl Zinsmeister answers audience questions about religion, the charitable deduction, why philanthropy can build us a better future, and more.

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Qin YongJun

audio 9:55

Sweet Charity: Private Donors

Why many givers choose to be anonymous.

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