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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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The SPLC Calls Names

The Southern Poverty Law Center hasn’t contributed anything to law or poverty for a generation. Instead it’s become a political attack group and fundraising scam.

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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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Sweet Charity: The Getty Museums

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

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Karl Zinsmeister

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Sweet Charity: Making Americans

Immigrants to this country acculturate best when they have help.

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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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