Friday, March 15, 2013
Our dark times hide the joy of philanthropic TLC -- the synergy of Trust, Leverage and Capital that philanthropy embraces. TLC provides the foundation for community and the "Ace up the philanthropic sector's sleeve" to effect change for a more harmonious and balanced world.
The definition of an energetic and thriving community is one that openly demonstrates an abundance of trust, the collective leverage of financial, human and intellectual capital, and an innovative network of social capital working to focus on ways to promulgate the love of humankind in thought, word, and deed. It is the interdependence of TLC that can build bridges of trust, foster respect among communities, and opens doors to a culture that is more inclusive of diverse social, economic, religious and political ideology.
Let's give the philanthropic community a chance to quiet the dreary chatter and lift a heavy heart.
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