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Gearing Up for Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day 2014

Gearing Up for Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day 2014 | Philanthropy | Scoop.it
The second annual Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day (#studentengageday), organized by CASE ASAP, is almost here. Student philanthropy groups around the world are gearing up for a day—or in so...

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Ancient Giving | Philanthrocapitalism

Ancient Giving | Philanthrocapitalism | Philanthropy | Scoop.it

 

"The earliest charitable foundations were probably temples caring for the sick in ancient Egypt. King Pandukabhaya of Sri Lanka, in the fourth century BC, set up early hospitals, as did King Ashoka in India in the third century BC. But our exploration of wealth and giving begins with the Ancient Greeks, from whom we derived the word philanthropy."

 

AN : it is always interesting and informative to look at the roots of words and concept. That also means going backward in time. This article and the downloadable pdf further our knowledge and understanding of the roots of philanthropy.

http://goo.gl/wOZ9k


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