An Exceptional Nation: American Philanthropy is Different Because America is Different

By Alexander C. Karp, Gary A. Tobin, Aryeh K. Weinberg

Philanthropy Roundtable, November 1, 2004

The authors assert that philanthropy in America is unique and exceptionally generous as a result of factors particular to American society. These factors include an entrepreneurial spirit, a sense of responsibility to give back, and an appreciation for the limits of government. In Philanthropy Magazine (November 2004).

Topic: Philanthropy and Fundraising, Development, Religion and State, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Religion

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Karp, Alexander C. Tobin, Gary A. Weinberg, Aryeh K. An Exceptional Nation: American Philanthropy is Different Because America is Different. Philanthropy Roundtable. 1 November 2004: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=661


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