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Review of Reviews: “Defending Place-Based Philanthropy by Defining the Community Foundation,” Brigham Young University Law Review (forthcoming)

Roger Colinvaux, professor of law, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Professor Roger Colinvaux is a frequent writer on charitable topics, particularly private foundations and community foundations (CFs). His article has three parts. First, he provides a thorough, excellent discussion of the history of CF regulation, from its 1914 beginning in Cleveland, through the Tax Reform Act of 1969 and the 1976 CF regulations, until 2014 when the charitable gift funds maintained by Fidelity, Schwab and Vanguard (in the author’s phrase, “national sponsoring

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