Monday, January 22, 2007
By JANE LAMPMAN
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
These are exciting times in the traditionally quiet world of philanthropy, as a growing cadre of the newly wealthy promises to change the world -- as well as the face of charitable giving. Among the recent developments:
# The pool of potential wealthy donors has mushroomed in the past two decades, and includes more than 8 million U.S. millionaires. The number of family foundations has risen 60 percent in six years."