Why Do We Give? Does It Matter?

Posted on June 19, 2014

People should be giving according to their ability and understand their motivations for giving.  This thought-provoking article by Richard Marker, discusses if motivation in philanthropy truly matters when giving is still taking place.  “People are complex.  Relationships are complex.  Cultures are complex.  Motivations are often inscrutable.  What matters much more than why is generosity itself.”  Other Areyvut blog posts featuring Richard Marker’s articles can be found here and here.

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