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Affluent Americans say their financial advisors too often talk about charitable giving in ways that are technical, focusing on tax breaks rather than their clients' philanthropic goals or missions, according to a study by US Trust and the Philanthropic Initiative.The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 24, 2013
About Hank Goldstein
Hank Goldstein has been a consultant to nonprofit organizations, governing boards, and high net worth donors for five decades. He is a principal of The Oram Group, Inc. and an adjunct professor of philanthropic management at The New School's Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. He has been an advisor to foundations and families of wealth with emphasis on giving strategies and grantees' accountability issues.
Foundations served include Kresge and Ford. Hank was recently President of the Board of Trustees of Women's Prison Association and remains a director. He is also immediate past chairman of PICO National Network, a former trustee and treasurer of Jazzmobile and trustee emeritus of Berkshire Theater Festival. He also serves on the national scholarship award committee of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. He is a US State Department Muskie MAX award fellow and holds two degrees from NYU. Hank is an affiliate member of the National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers, as well as Exponent Philanthropy, a donor to the National Family Philanthropy Center and a participant in the Council on Foundations.
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