Origin of philanthropic
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The NCF was created, back in 1982 or so, to maximize hard right-wing evangelical Christian philanthropic giving.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of|Jay Michaelson|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I can easily imagine him performing at the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh or at other philanthropic music events.
Some of his philanthropic efforts are a little more light-hearted.David Bailey’s ‘Stardust’ Shows a Keen Eye for Fine Faces|Chloë Ashby|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What care some got was philanthropic, through individuals and civil society actions.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring|Ahdaf Soueif|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result is WaterCredit, an innovation that has pushed down the philanthropic cost to reach a person to below $25.Matt Damon and Gary White on the Road From TED to World Water Day|Matt Damon, Gary White|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Battle Creek Sanitarium is a purely humanitarian and philanthropic institution.The New Glutton or Epicure|Horace Fletcher
The love of Lancelot for Argemone is depicted both in the artistic and in the philanthropic light.The Silent Isle|Arthur Christopher Benson
He was active in charity and philanthropic work, being one of the founders of the Shoe-black Brigade.
A question of this kind is a great financial problem, not a philanthropic experiment.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles James Lever
Why do our philanthropic millionaires do nothing, though they are ready to throw bucketfuls of gold into the streets?A Treatise on Parents and Children|George Bernard Shaw
1789, from French philanthropique (18c.), from Greek philanthropikos (adj.), from philanthropia "humanity, benevolence, kindliness" (see philanthropy). Related: Philanthropical; philanthropically (1787).