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  • Writing For a Good Causeby Danielle Furlich; Joseph Barbato

    Touchstone 2000; US$ 16.99

    Filled with tips and survival skills from writers and fund-raising officers at nonprofits of all sizes, Writing for a Good Cause is the first book to explain how to use words well to win your cause the money it needs. Whether you work for a storefront social action agency or a leading university, the authors' knowledgeable, practical advice will... more...

  • The Life You Can Saveby Peter Singer

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In  The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...

  • The Doc and the Duchessby Alexander W. Clowes; John Lechleiter

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    George Henry Alexander Clowes was a pivotal figure in the development of the insulin program at the Eli Lilly Company. Through his leadership, scientists and clinicians at Lilly and the University of Toronto created a unique, international team to develop and purify insulin and take the production of this life-saving agent to an industrial scale.... more...

  • Bürgerbeteiligung - Politik und Gesellschaftby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 1.90

    Hauptbeschreibung Bürgerbeteiligung ist das neue Schlüsselwort im 21. Jahrhundert. Die Menschen wollen frühzeitig und aktiv in die Diskussionsprozesse und Entscheidungen gesellschaftspolitischer Ideen und Projekte eingebunden werden. Diesem Wunsch sollte in einer Demokratie von allen Seiten offen und konstruktiv begegnet werden. Für die Politik sind... more...

  • Bürgerbeteiligung - Stiftungen und Bürgerstiftungenby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 1.90

    Hauptbeschreibung Bürgerbeteiligung ist das neue Schlüsselwort im 21. Jahrhundert. Die Menschen wollen frühzeitig und aktiv in die Diskussionsprozesse und Entscheidungen gesellschaftspolitischer Ideen und Projekte eingebunden werden. Diesem Wunsch sollte in einer Demokratie von allen Seiten offen und konstruktiv begegnet werden. Für die Politik sind... more...

  • Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Aid Recipients 2001/2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 126.00

    This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries.  The data show each country's intake of Official Development Assistance and well as other official and private funds from members of the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD, multilateral agencies... more...

  • Knowledge for Development?by Kenneth King; Simon McGrath

    Zed Books 2004; US$ 34.95

    In 1996, the World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, declared that his organization would henceforth be ‘the knowledge bank‘. A new discourse of knowledge-based aid has since spread rapidly across the development field. This book is the first detailed attempt to analyse this new discourse and practice. Through an examination of four agencies... more...

  • Reinventing Philanthrophyby Eric Friedman

    Potomac Books 2013; US$ 27.50

    Several years ago, Eric Friedman decided to donate a substantial percentage of his income to charity. As many people do when making a big decision, he researched the best path he should take to accomplish his goal. After speaking with foundations, consultants, and nonprofit staff members, he found that few could adequately respond to his basic questions:... more...

  • Aid and Other Dirty Businessby Giles Bolton

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 14.38

    Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your charity money? Why do trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you too? We've heard it all before: the corrupt leaders, heartless global corporations, the wicked World Bank. But the answers are much closer to home... and so are the solutions When Giles Bolton began working in... more...

  • American Foundationsby Helmut K. Anheier; David C. Hammack

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 64.95

    Foundations play an essential part in the philanthropic activity that defines so much of American life. No other nation provides its foundations with so much autonomy and freedom of action as does the United States. Liberated both from the daily discipline of the market and from direct control by government, American foundations understandably attract... more...