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  • The Big Truck That Went Byby Jonathan M. Katz

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    On January 12, 2010, the deadliest earthquake in the history of the Western Hemisphere struck the nation least prepared to handle it. Jonathan M. Katz, the only full-time American news correspondent in Haiti, was inside his house when it buckled along with hundreds of thousands of others. In this visceral, authoritative first-hand account, Katz chronicles... more...

  • Fundraising Ideasby Molly Russell

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    This book is written to assist those planning a fund-raising event, especially for those new to fund-raising, to share hints and ideas to help lead them around some of the pitfalls. Although tackling a fundraising event seems a daunting task to many, Molly Russell's light hearted approach shows that with careful planning, a little hard work and a... 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...

  • Run a Successful Charity: Teach Yourselfby Nick Marr; Claire Gillman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 9.99

    Running a Charity: Teach Yourself is the complete practical guide for anyone who is involved with setting up or running a charity. So whether you are a worker or colunteer in the third sector, a charity trustee, or are considering starting a charity yourself, this book will tell you everything you need to know, right from the beginning. It includes... more...

  • Doing Good Betterby William MacAskill

    Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 12.99

    An up-and-coming visionary in the world of philanthropy and cofounder of the effective altruism movement explains why most of our ideas about how to make a difference are wrong and presents a counterintuitive way to think about how each of us can do the most good possible. Most of us wish we could make a difference in the world. We donate our... more...

  • I Want to Make a Differenceby Tim Drake

    Cyan Books 2006; US$ 17.95

    The desire to ?make a difference? in our lives is stronger than ever ? this book provides inspiration and advice on how to achieve this. Disasters and poverty abroad, war and death, corruption and scandal ? people today are moved to contribute and make a difference to the world. A modern-day self-help book, that captures exactly what people are feeling... more...

  • Famine that Killsby Alex de Waal

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99

    In 2004, Darfur, Sudan was described as the "world's greatest humanitarian crisis." Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Famine that Kills is a seminal account of that famine, and a social history of the region. In a new preface prepared for this revised edition, Alex de Waal analyzes the roots of... more...

  • The State of Giving Research in Europeby Pamala Wiepking

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    An overview of current philanthropic research in Europe with much-anticipated insights into the study of philanthropy. more...

  • Dog Heroes of September 11thby Nona Kilgore Bauer; Rudy Giuliani

    i5 Publishing 2011; US$ 29.95

    Dog Heroes of September 11th -- A Tribute to America?s Search and Rescue Dogs, now in its Tenth Anniversary second edition, is the first and only major publication to salute the canines that served our nation in the recovery missions following the terrorists? strikes on America. In his foreword to this edition, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani... more...