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Giving Tuesday, on Facebook and beyond, has ballooned into a philanthropic bonanza and is now the biggest thing since Cyber Monday.

From Fortune

Ban’s glowing boxes are part of the “Tokyo Toilet Project,” a series of 17 public toilets in Shibuya commissioned for redesign by the Nippon Foundation, the philanthropic organization founded by motorboat racing kingpin Ryoichi Sasakawa.

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City leaders joined Chicago Public Schools and philanthropic groups in creating Chicago Connected, a $50 million initiative to provide 100,000 students with free high-speed internet for four years.

Those higher taxes should apply to philanthropic donations of capital gains too, Sorkin argues.

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A glossy ad campaign or generous philanthropic commitment won’t be enough.

From Fortune

For years she has done philanthropic work with third world countries, and those affected by major disasters.

The NCF was created, back in 1982 or so, to maximize hard right-wing evangelical Christian philanthropic giving.

But I can easily imagine him performing at the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh or at other philanthropic music events.

Another major philanthropic cause was the Clinton Global Initiative.

Some of his philanthropic efforts are a little more light-hearted.

His superior talents and untiring industry were under the direction of philanthropic and Christian impulses.

And for how many noble and philanthropic objects has he not exerted his artistic resources!

A system of supplying school-children with penny dinners is the latest philanthropic movement.

It was commenced in 1883, from a philanthropic feeling, but must rank among trade societies as much as many others.

He might have been interested in orphan schools, charity organisations, or any other philanthropic movement.


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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to philanthropic, such as: altruistic, humanitarian, patriotic, beneficent, benevolent, and benignant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.