Ed. D 855 Legal Aspects of Philanthropy


Provides a comprehensive review of types of charitable organizations; examines the legal issues relating to philanthropy and philanthropic endeavors in contemporary society. Topics will include profit versus non-profit organizations, charitable gifts and donations to Higher Education Institutions, and laws relating to Charitable Gifts and Donations made to Higher Education Institutions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the different types of charitable organizations.
  • Analyze the legal issues relating to philanthropy and philanthropic endeavors in contemporary society.
  • Learn about profit versus non-profit organizations, charitable gifts and donations to Higher Education Institutions, and laws relating to Charitable Gifts and Donations made to Higher Education Institutions.
  • Learn about incentives for donations and who the eligible recipients are.