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Imagine all you'd like to accomplish with your philanthropy. Nowpicture a large portion of your resources never reaching theirintended use due to poor strategies, mismanagement, or unnecessarytaxes.

Today the opportunities in the philanthropic sector are greater andmore varied than ever. Private foundations, which offer severalestate and tax-planning advantages as well as unparalleled donorcontrol, have become the vehicle of choice for more than sixtythousand individuals and families--and may be ideal foryou.

Creating a Private Foundation introduces the issues you needto understand and gives the big picture on how foundations work. Ittells you exactly what is involved for you, for the causes you careabout, for your finances and taxes, and for your heirs.

Chapters address the practicalities as well as the implications offounding, funding, organizing, and operating an effectivefoundation, including growing its endowment, allocating its assets,and selecting professional foundation management help. Roger Silk,James Lintott, and their colleagues, leaders in the foundationconsulting arena, have pooled their wisdom in this comprehensiveguide for donors and your advisers. If you're looking to makea difference, there is no better guide.
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ISBN: 9780470882825
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