From “Please” to “Thank You”; From “Thank You” to “Please”: Cultivating Major Donors-A Long-Term Partnership

This article was adapted from a presentation to The Canadian Centre for Philanthropy’s Conference Partners in Philanthropy I Partenaires en Philanthropic J/, in Montreal in October 1991. The conference was held in collaboration with CEPAQ (centre pour l’avancement des associations du Quebec) and APGP (l’association professionnelle des gestionnaires en philanthropic). A Conflict Because the whole…

Viewpoint: Rethinking Charity: What Do We Owe Each Other?

The way in which we decide what qualifies as a charitable purpose deserves to be considered in the context of broader public policy rather than be confined, as it often is, to merely technical debates about the application of ancient definitions of charitable purpose to new situations. The numerous tax subsidies available to charities would…