Forum: December 2016

Weathering the Windfall Contest While we’re talking about giving and philanthropy, we’ve come up with a way to involve meetings in the discussion. It’s a contest that uses and celebrates Quaker process to determine the way meetings manage unexpected large gifts. Prompt: A beloved elderly member has passed away, leaving a million dollars to the meeting. How do you manage the windfall? To start, we suggest forming a small group of three to six people who would either role‐play their answer or allow the participants to vocalize their🔒

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