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  • Community Practice Skillsby Dorothy N Gamble; Marie Weil

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 46.99

    Dorothy N. Gamble and Marie Weil differentiate among a range of intervention methods to provide a comprehensive and effective guide to working with communities. Presenting eight distinct models grounded in current practice and targeted toward specific goals, Gamble and Weil take an unusually inclusive step, combining their own extensive experience... more...

  • The Soup Sisters Cookbookby Sharon Hapton; Pierre A. Lamielle

    Appetite by Random House 2012; US$ 22.95

    100 recipes arranged by season, The Soup Sisters Cookbook gives you heartwarming soups to prepare and share throughout the year. á The Soup Sisters Cookbook showcases scrumptious recipes from the "souper volunteers" of the Soup Sisters and recipes from many of Canada's top celebrity chefs--including Michael Stadtlander, Bonnie Stern, Lucy Waverman,... more...

  • Toxic Charityby Robert D. Lupton

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help?not sabotage?those whom they desire to serve. Lupton, the founder of FCS Urban Ministries (Focused Community Strategies) in Atlanta,... more...

  • The Voluntouristby Ken Budd

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    Ken Budd?s The Voluntourist is a remarkable memoir about losing your father, accepting your fate, and finding your destiny by volunteering around the world for numerous worthy causes: Hurricane Katrina disaster relief in New Orleans, helping special needs children in China, studying climate change in Ecuador, lending a hand?and a heart?at a Palestinian... more...

  • Successful Grant Applications: Bullet Guidesby Ann Gawthorpe

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 7.95

    In a challenging environment, many charities have found that grant funding is an increasingly important source of income. But knowing where to look for grants, and how to navigate the process, can be very daunting for the uninitiated. But open this book and you will. - Find funding sources - Navidate the application process - Make a compelling case... more...

  • Successful Grant Applications: Bullet Guidesby Ann Gawthorpe

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    In a challenging environment, many charities have found that grant funding is an increasingly important source of income. But knowing where to look for grants, and how to navigate the process, can be very daunting for the uninitiated. But open this book and you will. - Find funding sources - Navidate the application process - Make a compelling case... more...

  • How to Be a Better Personby Seb Hunter

    Atlantic Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    Why is it so difficult to find the time to help others? When Seb Hunter became aware of a nagging ache in the place where his soul ought to be, he embarked on a two year odyssey of volunteering ľ with hilarious results. He collects litter, teaches pensioners how to use the internet, works at Oxfam (where he meets Gladys, his septuagenarian nemesis),... more...

  • With Charity for Allby Ken Stern

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    Vast and largely unexamined, the world of American charities accounts for fully 10 percent of economic activity ináthis country, yet operates with little accountability, no real barriers to entry, and a stunning lack of evidence of effectiveness. In With Charity for All , Ken Stern reveals a problem hidden in plain sight and prescribes a whole new... more...

  • Sword & Salveby Peter J. Hoffman; Thomas G. Weiss

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99

    In the first book to systematically explore the linkages between war and emergency response, Hoffman and Weiss focus on the profound impact of new wars with non-state actors. The authors trace the evolution of the international humanitarian system from its inception in the 1860s through the current challenges cast by recent U.S. military action in... more...

  • Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the Commonsby Bruce R. Sievers

    Tufts University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Traces the historical development of civil society and philanthropy in the West and analyzes their role in solving the problems faced by modern liberal democracy more...