First Annual Report to The AVI CHAI Foundation

Joel L. Fleishman


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This report explains why and how the AVI CHAI Foundation decided to spend down its endowment, and documents and assesses the first year of the spend-down process.


Fleishman, Joel L., 2010. "First Annual Report to The AVI CHAI Foundation on the Progress of its Decision to Spend Down." Durham, NC: Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University.


The report is also available on the webiste of the AVI CHAI Foundation (link is external).


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