Definition of 'philanthropic'
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Part of this fortune is used for philanthropic causes.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The philanthropic work of religious aid organisations should no more have an evangelical component than the work of their secular counterparts.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She then turned to philanthropic work.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They also will be offered the chance to work with leading philanthropic organisations and the bank is removing some of the most menial tasks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But she has also used her own wealth and the senator's clout to advance a number of philanthropic causes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If it does its job well and makes money for investors, its efforts will help all sorts of charitable or philanthropic pursuits.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is governed by an international board made up of representatives from donor and recipient governments, as well as businesses and philanthropic foundations.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Social responsibility is a constant theme, a factor behind his extensive philanthropic work in Russia.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They continue to struggle with drug addiction while pursuing philanthropic work in London, helping drug addiction charities.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She says she's selling her house to devote more time to this, as well as her philanthropic work and family.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
At the moment, charitable donations and charities receive no special tax privileges, which experts and donors say discourages philanthropic activity.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Making a donation online isn't necessarily a viable option for those who rely on good old-fashioned postal mail to go about their philanthropic work.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He became chairman in 1988, but stepped back from the business a few years ago to focus on his wide range of philanthropic projects.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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