philanthropoid

philanthropoid

(fɪlˈænθrəˌpɔɪd)
n
an individual who does work for a charitable body
adj
relating to an individual who does work for a charitable body
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IAccording to my dictionary, a philanthropoid is someone who works in a philanthrophic organisation as opposed to a philanthropist, who actually gives the money.
I'm not playing the role of the hard-headed tycoon who thinks all philanthropoids are Socialists and all university professors are Communists.
In two decades of writing about foundations (and marriage to the president of a community foundation) I have yet to meet one of these philanthropoids who published a list of failed grants.