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Downturn spurs some foundations to give more

As need for aid deepens, groups cut into principal

By Irene Sege
Globe Staff / February 16, 2009

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At a time when most foundations are cutting back or maintaining last year's spending, a few are doing what hedge fund manager Ken Nickerson of the Eos Foundation calls "counter-cyclical giving." They're increasing their grants. (Full article: 919 words)

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