Organizational Development

As Giving Goes Global

Philanthropic activity is increasing worldwide in ways that reflect a shared ethos of humanitarian "virtue."

Editor’s Note: In June 2014, the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society hosted its inaugural Junior Scholars Forum. The following article covers a not-yet-published research paper that was presented at the forum. To learn more about the paper, please email its author, Wesley Longhofer.

Scholars have been studying US charitable activity ever since Alexis de Tocqueville wrote about the power of “voluntary associations” in his book Democracy in America. But relatively little...

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