Public Awareness Programs for Philanthropy

This article is a condensation of a paper presented at an INTERPHIL con­ference in Bonn, West Germany on July 27-28, 1988. An unabridged text is available from The Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, 74 Victoria Street, Suite 920, Toronto M5C 2A5. I. General Introduction to Public Awareness Programs1 In 1835, Alexis de Tocqueville, French politician and…

Counterpoint: A Response to “Stigmatizing the Disabled Through Fund-Raising Appeals”

The Philanthropist welcomes and, if appropriate, will publish responses to any of its articles or features. (Reference: The Philanthropist, Vol. VI, No.1, Spring 1986, p.41) After reading the article “Stigmatizing the Disabled Through Fund-Raising Appeals” in the Spring ’86 issue of The Philanthropist, I feel I must respond to Mr. Toole’s discussion of coping/succumbing images as…