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"Why We Give"

Thursday, October 7, 2010   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Buffy Beaudoin Schwartz
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"Why We Give"
What Draws Women to Philanthropy and How Their Altruism Inspires Future Generations

October 2010

Woman to Woman Magazine

Beverley Francis-Gibson and Dorothy V. Harris of [ABAG Member] The Columbia Foundation learned from their mothers the significance of helping others.

Taking after their mothers, Francis-Gibson and Harris belong to a growing circle of women philanthropists who are giving time, talent and treasure to their communities, while instilling in their families the traditions of volunteering and donating to worthy causes.

Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz, communications director at the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers, an organization comprising 135 foundations and corporate giving programs, has written extensively about philanthropy and giving circles.  She believes women tend to give differently than men ...

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