PBS Documentary Special
center on wealth and philanthropy
CWP Research is featured in PBS's Think Tank Special:
(07-12-01) Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg, a philanthropy special called "The Giving Boom: How the New Philanthropy Will Change America" first aired on July 12, 2001
Schervish: This great wealth that we're projecting has the potential to lead to a golden age of philanthropy. And I don't mean a golden age of philanthropy simply quantitatively, as if there will be large amounts of money available from philanthropy, although that is part of it. It can be a golden age of philanthropy because people are paying attention in a more rigorous way, in a more caring way, to actually how to use those philanthropic dollars to pay attention to the true needs of people.
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The transcript can be found at http://www.pbs.org/thinktank/givingboom_transcript.html