Monday, June 04, 2007

The New Activist Givers -

The New Activist Givers - "The Leonards are part of the growing Give Now movement spearheaded by activist organizations such as the Wealth & Giving Forum. ''Traditional philanthropy was defined as waiting until you were really old and very rich and writing a lot of checks,'' says Daniel Schley, chief executive of Foundation Source, a backroom-services specialist that helps family foundations become more efficient. ''But the real power, drive and momentum in modern philanthropy is coming from people in their 40s and 50s who generated a great deal of wealth at an early age and have decided to leverage that wealth in philanthropy.''"

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