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Banker Focuses Philanthropy on Baltimore Institutions

Posted January 22, 2003

William Polk Carey, who built his fortune through his real estate investment firm, W.P. Carey & Co., said he would like to see the city regain its 19th century status as an important national hub....

William Gates Sr. Continues Fight to Preserve Estate Tax

Posted January 16, 2003

The father of Microsoft's co-founder has written a book that argues for the preservation of the tax and is hitting the publicity circuit in an effort to stop President Bush and the Republican-led Congress from repealing the tax....

New Philanthropists Learn That Private Foundations Can Be Work

Posted January 14, 2003

Many wealthy people who established private foundations during the economic boom years are now reconsidering the philanthropic endeavor in light of the weak economy and the administrative burden involved in operating a foundation....