Review: Charity Begins with the Gift Agreement: Keeping Intent Fluid
charitable gifts, charities, original intent, donors
This is a review of The Problems with Donor Intent: Interpretation, Enforcement, and Doing the Right Thing (85 Chi.-Kent. L. Rev. 977 (2010) by Susan N. Gary. In light of the tough economic times, charitable donations are on the decline. Those charities fortunate enough to receive gifts must take appropriate actions to respect the donor’s intent and to avoid expensive litigation. The practical suggestions Professor Gray includes in her article will assist charities in accomplishing those goals.
Browne C. Lewis, Charity Begins with the Gift Agreement: Keeping Intent Fluid, (Reviewing 85 Chicago-Kent Law Review 997 (2010)), Jotwell (Dec. 6, 2010).