The kindness of neighbors

Katz, Jane
June 1996
Regional Review;Summer96, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
Examines the strengths and limits of the nonprofit sector. Trend toward greater reliance on nonprofits; Special tax treatment; Local commitment; Advantages over government programs; Implications of the transfer of government functions to private charities for national identity; Case of Zumix, a private East Boston nonprofit group that tries to reach city kids though music. INSETS: A tax-onomy of nonprofits.;How will tax reform affect charity?..


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