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Published by Oliver Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philanthropists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Philanthropists.

  • About the Edition

    Describes how people like Alfred Nobel, Cecil Rhodes, Andrew Carnegie, Julius Rosenwald, and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur first made and then gave away vast sums of money.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 150-152) and index.

    StatementCarol G. Traub.
    SeriesProfiles, Profiles (Minneapolis, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV27 .T73 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL969925M
    ISBN 101881508420
    LC Control Number96006520
    OCLC/WorldCa36143546

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This article is more than 2 years old. This story appears Author: Randall Lane. Summary: In November, CRC will publish the fourth edition of Martin Morse Wooster’s seminal book on donor Great Philanthropists Failed & How You Can Succeed at Protecting Your Legacy tells the horror stories of foundations that have violated their donors’ intent, as well as the stories of philanthropies that have been more faithful to their original donors.

Mackenzie’s book drives have since donated o books to treatment centers in Georgia and neighboring states, and Nestle gave her their ‘Best in Youth’ award. Her altruism appears to be a good tonic as well: since starting her volunteer work, Mackenzie has maintained a GPA in gifted and talented classes.

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At the end of her book, Weisman includes a “Giving Questionnaire” to help individuals (along with their estate planners) define the type of philanthropists they want to be as they create their wills to shape their legacies.

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