Does the End Justify the Middleman?

Sep 21, 2009
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Intermediaries have moved into every activity area and part of the country in the nonprofit and foundation world and, from all appearances, must be essential given the amount of funds expended. While the nonprofit sector has grown at twice the rate of the rest of the economy since 1985, intermediaries have expanded 10 times that amount. Resentment has grown among the purported beneficiaries of the booming intermediaries, anxious that bigger and bigger leaks have sprung in their pipelines of support.

Does the End Justify the Middleman?