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Foundation Grants

  • Virginia P. White


Philanthropy has been a powerful weapon in gaining influence and attracting adherents ever since human societies were sufficiently differentiated to admit of rich and poor. And ever since wealthy individuals began to set up formal organizations and endow them with funds to support favored causes and purposes, they have aroused the suspicions of those who sought to gain or hold power.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Virginia P. White
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  1. 1.Graduate School and University CenterCUNYUSA

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