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Effective Philanthropy 101

This course is designed to help you, your family, and your advisors engage in thoughtful conversations, be effective in your charitable giving, and anchor your philanthropy around what most deeply inspires you.

Effective Philanthropy 201

This course is for the individual donor who is interested in significant and sustained giving, but does not know where to start. Here, you can learn the basic principles of effective giving to start your journey off on the right foot. The material was born out of the experience of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society in helping donors improve their philanthropic effectiveness.

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