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ARNOVA — History of Philanthropy Prize

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To support a prize for publications on the history of philanthropy.
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As part of our history of philanthropy project, the Open Philanthropy Project recommended a $2,000 grant to the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA, to support a prize for publications on the history of philanthropy in memory of Peter Dobkin Hall, a leading historian of philanthropy.

More detail about this grant is available in the following attachments which contain excerpts from emails between Benjamin Soskis (a consultant working for the Open Philanthropy Project’s History of Philanthropy project) and us. These excerpts are available here.

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  • Excerpts from emails about ARNOVA Grant