Foundations and Democracy: Threat or Promise?

  • Diana Leat


As discussed above, governments in many countries increasingly look to philanthropy to fill the gaps in provision left by public spending cuts of recent decades. Philanthropists are applauded and, in some countries, government encourages giving with tax incentives designed to increase the size of the philanthropic pot.


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  • Diana Leat
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  1. 1.Cass Business SchoolLondonUK

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