Wednesday, March 09, 2005

SU joins effort to boost charities

SU joins effort to boost charities: "A Syracuse University associate professor who specializes in philanthropy took the stage Tuesday at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., to help launch a major effort to increase charitable giving in the United States.
Arthur Brooks, of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, joined Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and Rep. George Radanovich, R-Calif., in outlining their One Percent Plan, a multifaceted program to increase private philanthropy from 1.9 percent of the gross domestic product to 2.9 percent of the GDP.

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