A philanthropist is a person who donates money or gifts to charities, or helps people in need in other ways. Some famous examples are Andrew Carnegie and Bill %26 Melinda Gates. Their lack of access to venture capital is well-documented, but it turns out that charitable organizations and foundations that are supposed to help those who need it most also work with their blinders on. Generally, people who partner for charitable or benevolent purposes do not consider themselves in a legal sense to be partners.
Towards the end of his life, he confined his ministry to charitable institutions, hospitals and prisons, where his sympathetic speeches and conciliatory manners were always effective. By the way, U.S. charitable giving is up 42 percent during this season of gross materialistic greed and excess. American definition and synonyms of charitable from the Macmillan Education online English dictionary.
The lawsuit details a multi-million dollar charitable tax plan in which the synagogue would receive large amounts of money from donors, but secretly return most of it. It was charitable to the poor, made large donations to religious societies and rewarded those who wrote praises.