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Defining a Philanthropic Legacy Through Donor Intent

A critical step in the giving process.

Donor intent is a concept too easily dismissed as a “dead hand” rising from the grave to enforce unthinking adherence to selfish and outdated demands. A more perceptive view recognizes that donor intent is much broader and that it encompasses the core values and principles that drive—and give integrity to—the content and style of a donor’s philanthropy.

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