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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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Despite the generosity of donor family members and the efforts of Donor Alliance staff and partner organizations, just over 2,500 people in the area continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant.
Help the donor discover ways to personally identify with the nonprofit and its purpose.
Andrews, the biotech expert at Chicago-Kent College of Law, says a nonprofit has asked her for legal advice on the extent to which it must inform donor families that tissue will be sold for profit.
Additionally, the donor will need to file a Form 709 gift tax return for the year assets are contributed to the CRT.
Donor-managed investment account: The donor funds a separate account within a charity and retains management privileges.
The former system of having potential organ donors put a pink dot sticker on their driver's license and carry a donor card was ineffective, said Taubman, a kidney recipient and president of the San Fernando Valley/Ventura chapter of TRIO -- Transplant Recipient International Organization.
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.
Commenters specifically cited policies that include donor evaluation, informed consent, evaluation of surgical outcomes and complications, protection of living donors, peri-operative care, organ allocation, qualifications of transplant programs, and transplant program compliance with living donor policies.
All four agencies had no donor information and no donor analysis," said the audit.
When tests show that their nephron numbers are marginal, Brenner advocates transplanting kidneys from brain-dead donors in pairs, and hence delivering more nephrons.
Donor infection and primary nonfunction in liver transplantation.