One difference between private foundations and Universities
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Submitted by Lyle (United States), Nov 1, 2017 11:25
A private foundation is mandated by tax law to spend 5% of its networth on whatever it is supposed to do while there is no minimum spend for University endowments. In essence the tax law has said that sooner or later a private foundation must dissolve as it spent all its funds. (Assuming you can't get 5%+ returns on the money) So an alternative might be to put a minimum spending percentage on endowments.
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|Good insight, now follow it further… [54 words]||Adam Wildavsky||Nov 2, 2017 09:03|
|⇒ One difference between private foundations and Universities [74 words]||Lyle||Nov 1, 2017 11:25|
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