Friday, December 07, 2007
How Groups of the Rich Diverge in Philanthropy - washingtonpost.com
How Groups of the Rich Diverge in Philanthropy - washingtonpost.com: "How Groups of the Rich Diverge in Philanthropy Study Uncovers Patterns in 12 Profiles By Philip Rucker Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, December 6, 2007; Page A12 We've long known that the rich are different from the rest of us; F. Scott Fitzgerald told us that. But a new study shows that the rich are different from one another, at least when it comes to charitable giving. Amid what some call the golden age of philanthropy, as high-tech entrepreneurs and financiers amass extraordinary wealth and emerge as philanthropic players, a study to be released today reveals specific behavioral patterns and motivations among the nation's wealthiest donors."