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What is Philanthropy?

When most people hear the word “philanthropy” they think of rich folks who support worthwhile causes like the arts and education. What most people don’t realize, however, is that anyone who gives of their time and/or their resources is a philanthropist. In the United States, the term "philanthropy" is also used to describe the granting of money to nonprofit organizations by foundations and corporations. The folks at Great Givers like the Greek definition of the word best: