Give It Away Now

A class of students at Middlebury College learned recently how difficult it can be to make wise philanthropic decisions when the class was asked to give away real money to worthy recipients.

Personal Stories of Philanthropy

Learn how a women’s giving circle in Boston hopes to promote social justice by supporting after school programs.  And Pillsbury Heiress Tracey Gary explains why she gave away most of her fortune in her 20s.  She calls chairity ‘the new American dream’

Wild spaces preserved through philanthropy

In a new book of essays and photography, Huntington writer Tom Butler explores the stories of how some of America’s and New England’s best-loved wild spaces came to be preserved. Also, Chinese lawyers study environmental law in Vermont, and a Sandgate writer puts turns an unsold novel into a hyperserialized multi-media project.