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The history of organized philanthropy, in 46 words?



Here's the Capital Research Center's precis of a new paper by David Hogberg in its "Foundation Watch" series: "John Andrus made his fortune in mining, logging and real estate. Ninety years ago he created a foundation he named 'Surdna' by reversing the letters in his name. Today, the Surdna Foundation has reversed Andrus's priorities: It funds groups opposed to mining, logging and real estate."

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.