A Discussion About U.S. Philanthropy

Last year, individual Americans, foundations and businesses gave more than $240 billion to philanthropy. As we begin the holiday season — the giving season for many and the receiving season for some — we look at philanthropy and what happens to your donated money. Hear NPR's Tavis Smiley, Stacy Palmer, editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Daniel Borochoff, president of the American Institute of Philanthropy, a self-described charity watchdog in Chicago.

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