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Making Change: Fifty Years of the Laidlaw Foundation
Laidlaw Foundation
Type: eBook
Released: 2001
Publisher: Ecw Press
Page Count: 259
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1550224506
ISBN-13: 9781550224504
The Laidlaw Foundation was established in 1949 by Walter and Robert Laidlaw, sons of the founder of the R.Making Change: Fifty Years ... Textbook Laidlaw Lumber Company. This book is a history of the Laidlaw family, how it amassed money, and why the brothers decided to disperse it as they did. Making Change is also a record of the work of the foundation over the past 50 years. The impact has been to help children in need, to train scholars, and to support social, cultural, and environmental causes. Overall, this book seeks to identify what motivates people to act philanthropically and the implications of their doing so. It is interesting to understand what persuades wealthy people to give away their money and provide leadership in areas where government stewardship is lacking. From the Publisher The Laidlaw Foundation was established in 1949 by Walter and Robert Laidlaw, sons of the founder of the R. Laidlaw Lumber Company. This book is a history of the Laidlaw family, how it amassed money, and why the brothers decided to disperse it as they did. Making Change is also a record of the work of the Foundation over the past fifty years. The impact has been to help children in need, to train scholars, and to support social, cultural, and environmental causes. Overall, this book seeks to identify what motivates people to act philanthropically and the implications of their doing so. It is interesting to understand what persuades wealthy people to give away their money and provide leadership in areas where government stewardship is lacking

Making Change: Fifty Years of the Laidlaw Foundation

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