By Suzanne Perry, Caroline Preston, and Nicole Wallace

Font: The Chronicle of  Philanthropy,

The still-troubled economy will loom large over charities in the coming year, but simply keeping the lights on won’t be the only problem organizations will face. All sorts of nonprofits, including deep-pocketed grant makers, are likely to struggle with the following issues and their fallout.

Philanthropy and the 99 percent

Economic inequality raises tricky issues for donors

The yawning gap between rich and poor came into sharper focus in 2011. And philanthropy, increasingly a status symbol for America’s wealthy, is facing tough questions about the benefits it reaps for society.

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