Transforming Tulsa, Starting with a Park

But are cities best served by having parks and other amenities initiated and subsidized by powerful billionaires? To Aaron Dorfman, president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, a Washington-based watchdog group, “private citizens getting to decide which ‘common good’ ideas get funded is a worrisome trend.”

“They are stepping into the holes because of government underfunding,” he said.

Read the entire article in The New York Times.