The wealthy give differently than the bottom 99 percent.

Wealthy donors give more of their tax-deductible donations through intermediaries such as private foundations and donor-advised funds (DAFs). Instead of money going directly to active charities on the ground, it makes a pit stop in these donor-controlled vehicles. That layover could be brief—or it could be a detour into perpetuity.

Read the full article at Inside Philanthropy.

Chuck Collins directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @Chuck99to1.

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