Why Nonprofits Pay Big Money For Events At Venues Like Mar-A-LagoPlay
At least 20 organizations, including the American Red Cross and Cleveland Clinic, have now canceled fundraising events scheduled at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. But why do charities put on expensive galas in the first place?
Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Doug White, former director of the Columbia University nonprofit management program, about what motivates nonprofits to spend big dollars at places like Mar-a-Lago.
This segment aired on August 23, 2017.