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Sweet Charity: Magical Fountains

When Pierre DuPont created one of the great public gardens in America, he—and then, later, his philanthropic successors—installed the most magical fountains of the age.

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audio 5:00

Sweet Charity: Eastman Shares His Musical Addiction

The founder of Kodak was one of America’s greatest arts philanthropists.

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Animated Mission Statement Video

Why should I craft a mission statement? How do I get started? What practical steps do I need to take?

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audio 7:06

Sweet Charity: Questions About Overseas Giving

Part Two from a recent Carnegie Corporation forum—answering questions about donations to foreign lands.

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audio 11:48

Sweet Charity: Big Questions in Philanthropy and Politics

A recent forum of the Carnegie Corporation asked about philanthropy and politics. Here are some responses.

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audio 6:28

Sweet Charity: Donors Anonymous

There are efforts afoot to end unnamed giving. That would crimp charity and damage personal freedom.

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video 33:59

How Philanthropy Fuels America

Here is a 34-minute version of Karl Zinsmeister’s popular illustrated talk on the power of private giving in shaping America. Live from the City Club of Cleveland.

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Sweet Charity: Land Trusts Preserve Nature by Nurturing Owners

Using respect and cooperation instead of confrontation has made nonprofit conservancies the fastest growing part of the conservation movement.

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Sweet Charity: School Success Even for the Most Disadvantaged

Philanthropically sparked charter schools have become lifelines for drowning families.

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Sweet Charity: Inventing a New Kind of City

Henry Segerstrom used a high mix of philanthropy and business to turn lima-bean fields into an urban village.

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