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Miscommunications Between Donors And Donees

Noble intentions don’t always translate to the best results.

In the last six months, three interesting cases of controversy-generating philanthropy emerged. All represented some kind of fundamental miscommunication between the donor and the donee and/or the donee’s constituency. A gift was saved in one case; on the path to being lost in another; and examined by legal authorities in the third. As you’ll see, noble intentions don’t always translate to the best results.

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TAGS: Philanthropy
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