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3:54 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Standoff Touches Money in Memphis

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CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Robert Fockler sees what he describes as a “bubble” of charitable giving this year.

Last year, the foundation received $28.9 million in donations. This year, donations inflated to $50.8 million by mid-December, “and we’ve seen significant gifts since then,” said Fockler.

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