Please fill in the blank. Philanthropy is ________________________
Did you cheat and look up the definition on dictionary.com?
When I tell people I’m spending my year of AmeriCorps service working in philanthropy, I get my share of confused looks and polite head nods followed by a “oh, that’s nice. So what, exactly, do you do?”
Philanthropy, philanthropic sector, philanthropist–terminology foreign to many people, but should be everyday household words.