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  • Charity Caseby Dan Pallotta

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    A blueprint for a national leadership movement to transform the way the public thinks about giving Virtually everything our society has been taught about charity is backwards. We deny the social sector the ability to grow because of our short-sighted demand that it send every short-term dollar into direct services. Yet if the sector cannot grow,... more...

  • Foreign Aid in South Asiaby Saman Kelegama

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.00

    Foreign Aid in South Asia examines the individual South Asian country experience in dealing with foreign aid. The articles in this book show that the effectiveness of foreign aid as a developmental tool over the last few decades has been mixed, and that the Paris Declaration of 2005 has brought about some improvement in aid ownership, harmonization,... more...

  • Wish Grantedby Make-A-Wish® with Don Yaeger

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.74

    ?Those kids are my heroes and by actively deciding to help them continue their fight with a little more hope, you?re one of my heroes, too.??Michael Jordan, from the Introduction Poignant stories from this nation?s best loved athletes include Michael Jordan, Michael Phelps, John Cena, Bethany Hamilton, Danica Patrick, Tony Hawk, the New England Patriots,... more...

  • Gender and International Aid in Afghanistanby Lina Abirafeh

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Afghanistan has become home to one of the largest gender-focused aid interventions in the aftermath of 9/11, with foreign aid agencies using Afghan women as a barometer of social change and political progress. Through the lens of gendered aid intervention, this book seeks to understand how the promise of freedom has largely fallen short--for both men... more...

  • Fundraising Ideasby Molly Russell

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • Forever Changedby Linda Mornell

    Triumph Books 2015; US$ 13.99

    In 1990, with no experience in the nonprofit sector, psychiatric nurse Linda Mornell started Summer Search, a program commited to creating one of the few opportunities in the country where adolescents from all economic backgrounds are given the chance to work and live together for an extended period of weeks or months in summer experiential education... more...

  • Successful Philanthropyby Jean Shafiroff; Georgina Bloomberg

    Hatherleigh Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Successful Philanthropy is a practical guide to modern giving that redefines philanthropy for today?s era. Far more than making monetary donations, philanthropy today encompasses giving time and knowledge, resources that can be just as valuable as financial contributions. Whether you?re a new philanthropist, a member of a charity?s Board of Directors,... more...

  • The Origins of UNICEF, 1946?1953by Jennifer M. Morris

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Started as a temporary organization, UNICEF navigated Cold War tensions in order to provide assistance to millions of children and their parents throughout the world. The Origins of UNICEF, 1946 ? 1953 reveals how the most well-known child-relief aid organization in the world came into being. more...

  • Philanthropy Sucks!by Uday Kagal

    Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2013; US$ 6.00

    This book suggests three broad directions for the future: new kinds of capital for scale, new business models for sustainability and making shifts in how we think. The reactions to this book will vary from indignation to cynicism to denial to relief. more...

  • Youth-led Developmentby David Woolcombe; Kofi Annan

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    David Woolcombe, founder of Peace Child, explains why youth is such a promising field for overseas development assistance. Many young people are happy to work as volunteers and take their wages in experiential learning rather than hard cash, making Youth-Led Development (YLD) extremely cost-effective. But even if it were more expensive, YLD is worth... more...