CHAPTER EIGHTEENPHILANTHROPY AND FUNDRAISINGTHE COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Sarah K. Nathan and Eugene R. Tempel

Philanthropic fundraising is essential to charitable nonprofit organizations in the United States. By virtue of their 501(c)(3) legal status, charitable nonprofits are the only type of nonprofit organization that offers donors a tax deduction in exchange for a donation. Much deeper than this seemingly simple transaction, however, is an ethical relationship rooted in a philosophy of philanthropy. It is in this relationship between an organization's mission and its donors that an approach to integrating philanthropic fundraising into all facets of an organization's life is presented.

Philanthropy serves both instrumental and ...

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