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Read the thoughts and impressions on a variety of topics written by Denise K. Spencer, President and CEO of the Community Foundation as well as occasional guest bloggers.

 

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By Denise K. Spencer / November 30, 2009
People in need are always there. Unfortunately, many forget about them except in extraordinary times—like the Great Depression of the 1930’s—or the recent recession.

By Denise K. Spencer / November 23, 2009
In the community foundation world, we “touch tomorrow” through the development of endowment funds—funds designed to generate charitable dollars in perpetuity.

By Denise K. Spencer / November 16, 2009
Published in the Financial Times of March 15, 2008, was an article by Perla Ni which stimulated my thinking. Intuitively I knew it shared a powerful truth, through my years of experience in the nonprofit sector. It begins as follows:

By Denise K. Spencer / November 9, 2009
Welcome to our new blog! It is "our" blog because it is intended to be a dialog--a conversation among those of us who care about the health and well-being of the South Carolina Lowcountry.

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  • Joining Forces. Joining Voices Posted 3 weeks ago
    One philanthropic trend in the past 15 to 20 years is that of collective giving. Groups of individuals, generally with a commonality—gender and gender identity, race, religion, or specific charitable interest—make individual contributions so that collective charitable grants can be made. This is often thought of as “democratizing philanthropy.” People of modest means and backgrounds can participate financially in benevolence in a way they may not have otherwise thought possible.
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