Partnerships for a Stronger Civil Society: A Report to the President from the Interagency Task Force on Nonprofits and Government
"Only through the creation of civil society, which depends greatly on volunteerism and philanthropic works, can any society really understand what it means to be a democracy, and then that democracy can be rooted in very, very strong soil."
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton
White House Conference on Philanthropy
October 22, 1999