of, pertaining to, engaged in, or characterized by philanthropy; benevolent: a philanthropic foundation.
Also, philanthropical.

1780–90; philanthrop(y) + -ic

philanthropically, adverb
nonphilanthropic, adjective
nonphilanthropical, adjective
pseudophilanthropic, adjective
pseudophilanthropical, adjective
pseudophilanthropically, adverb
unphilanthropic, adjective
unphilanthropically, adverb Unabridged
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philanthropic or philanthropical (ˌfɪlənˈθrɒpɪk)
showing concern for humanity, esp by performing charitable actions, donating money, etc
philanthropical or philanthropical
philan'thropically or philanthropical

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Example sentences
He also unveiled proposals to help school districts recruit good teachers and
  to promote philanthropic giving to nonprofit groups.
In general, a high proportion of supposedly philanthropic giving goes to
  gratifying people's egos rather than to helping the poor.
To me this an example of philanthropic money wisely spent.
Few of these non-profits are philanthropic in the sense of old money.
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