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How Philanthropy Can Help Community Development Survive Trump

How Philanthropy Can Help Community Development Survive Trump

Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz

Co-Chair of The Next System Project more

Ted Howard

Ted Howard

Co-founder and President of The Democracy Collaborative more

Community & Place

Co-founders of the Democracy Collaborative Gar Alperovitz and Ted Howard discuss the destruction that Trump’s administration could have on community development and the main beacon of hope in the form of philanthropy in this article for The Chronicle of Philanthropy. By supporting local and regional programs that can grow to a national level, philanthropy has the opportunity to help ensure safety for certain programs and a future progressive agenda.

Donald Trump will not be president forever, but in his time in office he can do substantial damage in many areas of American life.

Read the full article at The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz

Co-Chair of The Next System Project more

Ted Howard

Ted Howard

Co-founder and President of The Democracy Collaborative more

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