Document Type

Conference Proceeding

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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Social Work


Although philanthropy is a very old concept, many authorities today see a new philanthropy, including dramatic increases in donations and the assets of foundations. Also a new West Virginia may be emerging from the past of the forest agriculture of buckskin-clad mountaineers and coal mining. This presentation examines the convergence of the new philanthropy and this new West Virginia.

Source Citation

Remarks presented at the WVU School of Social Work and Public Administration Continuing Education Workshop on “Nonprofit Leadership in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities.” February 22, 2000, Charleston WV.



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