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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audio 42:03

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

8:06

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

audio 8:04

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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video 14:58

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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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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