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checkbook charity

checkbook charity
 n.— «During good times, our donors have set aside significant charitable dollars, and now are able to tap those funds when they are needed most.…It demonstrates how donor advised funds can help people go beyond “checkbook charity” and become more strategic citizen philanthropists.» —“Schwab Charitable Reports Increased Granting Despite Credit Crisis” in San Francisco, California PR-USA.net Oct. 2, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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