Karl Zinsmeister
McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi

The philanthropy of the little guys

Philanthropy | Examples of personal and individual giving that has fueled our nation
by Karl Zinsmeister
Posted 3/10/18, 09:00 am

“Diversity” on campuses and in companies these days emphasizes race and ethnicity but tends to leave out religion and worldview. “Diversity” in philanthropy, though, brings in all of the above, and that’s been a great strength in American giving. Even though the federal government has become the gorilla in everyone’s living room, we still allow room for ordinary individuals to be generous and creative in their small-scale but big-hearted love of mankind.

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