Philanthropic foundations in the United States
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Philanthropic foundations in the United States a brief description. by Foundation Center.

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Published in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Endowments -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsHV97 .A3F6
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4753983M
LC Control Number78097515

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