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Philanthropy Glossary

New to philanthropy? Learn the basics with our helpful glossary of philanthropic terms, compiled from the very best resources on the Web.

Philanthropy Basics

An introduction to philanthropy and the different types of foundations and grantmakers.


HistPhil.org is a new blog on the history of the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, with a particular emphasis on how history can shed light on contemporary philanthropic issues and practice. The blog aims to bring together scholars, foundation leaders, and philanthropists in common dialogue on the past, present, and future of philanthropy.