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Nonprofits as Policy Solutions to the Burden of Government by Herrington J. Bryce

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Chapter 11 – Establishing Cash Flows for Sustainability

For the most part, creating a nonprofit to lessen the burden of government comes with a recognition that Americans, while generous to nonprofits in general, are not particularly generous in donations to reduce the burden of government—this is evidenced by the fact that donations to reduce the size of the debt are constantly by my own calculations (of total national debt divided by the donation for reducing the debt) between 1–2 percent of the debt per year for the past 15 years. This would not go far.

Moreover, donors are more attracted to a cause than to a need of government. But a nonprofit has, at its disposal, various instruments that it can employ. In addition, lessening the burden ...

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