The “playing field” and potential proposals.
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is an example of an overlooked and outsized foundation throwing its weight around to influence politics.
They should spend their tax-exempt dollars on real philanthropy, not helping their favorite politicians get elected.
Examining some proposals.
It is often argued that donor-advised funds are a “dark money” ploy to funnel money without proper oversight—but are they really so nefarious?
A free society should honor and cultivate the notion that philanthropy is a matter of generosity rather than thinly veiled “reparations.”