Distribution Update

What is Philanthropy? has been recently added to the collections of the following institutions:

Murray State University – Murray, Kentucky

Rockhurst University – Kansas City, Missouri

City University of New York – New York, New York

Eugene Public Library – Eugene, Oregon

Producer Salvatore Alaimo thanks these institutions for their patronage and wishes great use of the film for all.

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Third largest crowd attends screening at Trine University

On March 27, 2019 Trine University, in Angola, Indiana hosted what turned out to be the third largest public audience to view What is Philanthropy? out of more than 50 public screenings since the film’s completion. Thanks to the promotional effort of Steven Nicolet, Trine’s Director of Annual Giving and Trine’s Student Foundation, 91 were in attendance. Producer Salvatore Alaimo responded to questions after the screening. “Trine’s hospitality was fantastic,” said Alaimo. “Steven and the students did a marvelous job of promoting and hosting the screening. I really got a sense of the culture of giving there.” One lucky audience member won the drawing for a Blu-ray copy of the film.

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Crowd filing in before screening
Producer Alaimo with Steven Nicolet, Director of Annual Giving
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Distribution update

Two new libraries added What is Philanthropy? to their collections. We want to thank Ardmore Public Library in Ardmore, Oklahoma and the Gold Coast Libraries in Southport, Queensland, Australia for their choice knowing public libraries have many choices but limited resources.

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Ardmore Public Library (front view)

Ardmore Public Library








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Gold Coast Libraries – Southport location

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Screening and Discussion in Grand Rapids

Beacon Hill at Eastgare logoBeacon Hill at Eastgate hosts a free afternoon screening of What is Philanthropy? on Saturday, October 13, 2:00pm.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by WGVU’s Shelley Irwin.SHELLEY IRWIN

Panelists include:

    • Michael Moody, Frey Foundation Chair for Family Philanthropy at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, at Grand Valley State University
    • Stacy Stout, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Grand Rapids
    • Rick Baker, CEO of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

One lucky winner will receive a Blu-ray of the film.

To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-is-philanthropy-tickets-49210869034?aff=ebdssbeac

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Two more Indiana public libraries

The Noblesville Library in Noblesville, Indiana and the Fishers Library in Fishers, Indiana recently added the documentary to their collections. Producer Salvatore Alaimo says, “Thank you!”

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Noblesville Library – Noblesville, Indiana

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Fishers Library – Fishers, Indiana

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New institutions add doc to collection

The most recent institutions to add What is Philanthropy? to their collection include:
St. Xavier University logo – Chicago, Illinois
Northeast Lakeview College – Universal City, Texas

  • Carmel Clay Public Library – Carmel, Indiana
  • Grand Rapids Public Library – Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Haverstraw Kings Daughters Public Library – Garnerville, New York

Producer Salvatore Alaimo thanks these institutions for valuing What is Philanthropy?  and hopes faculty, students and members of their communities benefit from it through  learning, reflection and discussion.

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Even More Distribution News!

The documentary has been added to the following universities’ collections:

UW-Milwaukee_logo – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Producer Salvatore Alaimo thanks these institutions for considering What is Philanthropy?  and hopes faculty and students benefit from it from learning, reflecting and discussing.

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