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  • The Ford Foundation at Workby Richard Magat

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    This report originated in a request to me from the Board of Trustees of the Ford Foundation in the summer of 1975. The trustees, aware that there would be a change of leadership at the Foundation be­ fore 1980, wanted to make a running start in the process of plan­ ning for the future. Their first step was to make a study of the great national and... more...

  • Civic Work, Civic Lessonsby Thomas Ehrlich; Ernestine Fu

    UPA 2013; US$ 24.99

    Civic Work, Civic Lessons explains how and why people of all ages, and particularly young people, should engage in public service. Its authors are 57 years apart in age, but united in their passion for public service. Their experiences range from volunteering, to non-profit work, to federal foreign aid. more...

  • The Opportunity Equationby Eric Schwarz; Lawrence H. Summers

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.   Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too many... more...

  • Wide-Open Worldby John Marshall

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00

    For readers of Three Cups of Tea; Eat, Pray, Love; and Wild comes the inspiring story of an ordinary American family that embarks on an extraordinary journey. Wide-Open World follows the Marshall family as they volunteer their way around the globe, living in a monkey sanctuary in Costa Rica, teaching English in rural Thailand, and caring for... more...

  • Powered by Girlby Lyn Mikel Brown

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 16.95

    A playbook for working with and training girls to be activists of their own social movements Drawing from a diverse collection of interviews with women and girl activists, Powered by Girl is both a journalistic exploration of how girls have embraced activism and a guide for adults who want to support their organizing. Here we learn about the intergenerational... more...

  • Charitable Giving and Tax Policyby Gabrielle Fack; Camille Landais

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    A comparative and historical analysis of tax policies towards charitable giving in different countries that considers whether public policies actually boost private philanthropy. more...

  • Deliberate Acts of Kindnessby Meredith Gould

    The Crown Publishing Group 2002; Not Available

    An indispensable guide to the spiritual and the practical aspects of devoting one?s time and energies to the service of others. Deliberate Acts of Kindness is for people who are ready to supplement"random acts of kindness" with intentional acts of generosity, decency, and integrity. More than simply a handbook for volunteers, it explores the significance... more...

  • What Did I Do Wrong?by Liz Pryor

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 14.99

    It happens without warning, and it hits you with devastating force. Your closest girlfriend, the Ethel to your Lucy, the Thelma to your Louise, cuts you off completely. No more late-night phone calls, no more afternoon e-mails, no more catch-up lunches and dinners. She has decided for whatever reason to move on with her life and has left you to figure... more...

  • Cause Marketing for Nonprofitsby Jocelyne Daw

    Wiley 2006; US$ 74.00 US$ 64.13

    This book captures the exciting potential for business and nonprofits to partner for mutual benefit and discovery. Cause marketing aligns nonprofits and businesses to combine the power of their individual brands with a company's marketing might to achieve social and shareholder value while communicating their values. Cause Marketing for Nonprofits... more...

  • 365 Ways To Change the Worldby Michael Norton

    Atria Books 2007; US$ 24.99

    You want to make a difference in the world, but don't know where to begin. Now you can. Here is just the guide to lots of exciting ways that are more personal and fun than merely writing a check. For every day of the year, 365 Ways to Change the World is packed with information and ideas that don't take a lot of special skills to put into action,... more...