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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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In addition to the increase in tissue donors, Donor Alliance, which educates about organ and tissue donation and manages the recovery of tissue and organs, facilitated organ recoveries from 109 donors in 2014 helping save 337 lives across the country.
While just more than one-quarter of fundraisers in the PGI study reported an increase in the number of repeat donors last year compared to the previous year, a third reported no change and 40 percent reported fewer repeat donors.
Some donors have found ways to play along and make a buck, engaging the language of donation even as they exact payment.
In the end, the donor receives a charitable contribution for income tax purposes in the year of the asset transfer, the charitable contribution is exempt from gift tax and the value of the charitable component now has been transferred out of the donor's estate for estate tax purposes.
In the Latino community, which has a severe shortage of potential organ donors, see www.
Some institutions have been more successful at approaching donors about funding paid internships, study abroad programs, or other experiential learning opportunities, rather than pure scholarship programs.
The decision to direct the OPTN to develop the new policies was made by HRSA after reviewing responses from transplant organizations, individuals and living donors and live donor families responding to a request for comments on the subject published in the Jan.
The office would consist of senior development professionals--director of major gifts and gift planning, director of annual giving, director of donor relations--and a research officer and administrative assistant.
That same percentage failed among untested kidneys obtained from donors under age 60.
When a donor retains a substantial right or interest in donated property, he or she has given only a "partial interest" ineligible for a charitable deduction (unless such interest is in the form of a charitable remainder trust, pooled income fund, charitable lead trust, remainder interest in a personal residence, qualified conservation contribution or charitable gift annuity).
With effective antimicrobial drug treatment, the recipient has little risk for bacteremia after transplantation of organs from donors dying of N.