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donation

n. gift. If made to a qualified non-profit charitable, religious, educational or public service organization, it may be deductible as a contribution in calculating income tax.

donation

noun alms, benefaction, bequest, bounty, charity, contribution, dispensation, donum, dotation, endowment, gift, grant, gratuity, handout, impartment, largess, munificence, offering, present, presentation, provision, subsidy, subvention
Associated concepts: charitable donation, donation deed, donation causa mortis, donation of land, gratuitous donaaion, special donation
See also: benefit, bonus, cession, charity, endowment, gift, grant, gratuity, largess, perquisite, present, provision, reward, tip

DONATION, contracts. The act by which the owner of a thing, voluntarily transfers the title and possession of the same, from himself to another person, without any consideration; a gift. (q.v.)
     2. A donation is never perfected until it is has been accepted, for the acceptance (q.v.) is requisite to make the donation complete. Vide Assent, and Ayl. Pand. tit. 9 Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.

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Established the DuPont Hurricane Katrina Fund to channel financial donations from employees, retirees and others to communities near DuPont sites that have been impacted by the storm.
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But despite the scandals, most readers believe their donations 8are handled responsibly, and they continue to give.
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Most of our boat donations are sold from where they sit," says Lori Singmaster, Boat Donations Manager at Boats 4 Causes[R].
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When conveying a historic preservation conservation easement to Preservation Easement Trust, the donation process can be divided into five steps: submit conservation easement application form; obtain certified historic structure designation; subordinate mortgages; perform real estate appraisal; and convey conservation easement.
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