Philanthropy in Brazil - A working paper [English version]

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2018

Underlying any discussion on ‘philanthropy’ in Brazil is a fundamental question of terminology. It is often said that ‘social investment’ or ‘private social investment’ is the term most commonly used in Brazil rather than ‘philanthropy’. This is true, but it isn’t the whole picture. For one thing, there are different understandings of what is meant by ‘social investment’.