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  • We Make a Life by What We Giveby Richard B. Gunderman

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 15.25

    According to an old saying, "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." In 22 brief and insightful essays, Richard B. Gunderman shows us that the key to more rewarding giving can be found by looking beyond mere donations of money. Exploring the ethical core of sharing and examining... more...

  • Volunteerism and World Development: Pathway to a New Worldby Allen Jedlicka

    ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 64.00

    Allen Jedlicka proposes a revolutionary new approach to the development problems faced by much of the world. Arguing that government controlled bureaucracies are not effective in addressing the social and economic concerns of developing nations and regions--because they are more concerned with organizational survival than with helping people--Jedlicka... more...

  • Allotment Gardening For Dummiesby Sven Wombwell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    Allotment Gardening For Dummies is a lively, hands-on guide to getting the most out of your allotment. Whether you're interested in eating fresh, saving money, getting exercise or enjoying wholesome family fun, this is the guide for you. The step-by-step advice takes you through all the stages in the process, from securing an allotment and preparing... more...

  • Leaving Microsoft to Change the Worldby John Wood

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.59

    John Wood discovered his passion, his greatest success, and his life's work not at business school or helping lead Microsoft's charge into Asia in the 1990s but on a soul-searching trip to the Himalayas. He made the difficult decision to walk away from his lucrative career to create Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that promotes education across... more...

  • Notes from Canada's Young Activistsby Severn Cullis-Suzuki; Kris Frederickson; Cynthia MacKenzie; Ahmed Kayssi; Samantha Nutt; Daniel Aldana Cohen

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 17.99

    In this compilation, young citizens describe the moments they were inspired to pursue their passions to improve their world. Their methods and causes are diverse, and their stories highlight their innovative ways of identifying and addressing problems in society. The achievements here are impressive, from Craig Kielburger?s founding of Free the Children... more...

  • How to Change the Worldby David Bornstein

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 10.99

    David Bornstein's How to Change the World is the first book to study a remarkable and growing group of individuals around the world--what Bornstein calls social entrepreneurs . These men and women are bringing innovative, and successful, grass-roots approaches to a wide variety of social and economic problems, from rural poverty in India to industrial... more...

  • Breakthrough Nonprofit Brandingby Jocelyne Daw; Carol Cone

    Wiley 2010; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.50

    A hands-on guide to help your nonprofit build its brand, raise its profile, strengthen impact and develop deeper relationships with donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders. Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding  is about the power a constituency-focused, compelling brand can have to revolutionize an organization and the way people view and support... more...

  • Smart Giving Is Good Businessby Curt Weeden

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.99

    Answers to the 12 most common and critical questions about corporate giving In this groundbreaking resource, Weeden shows how to strategically plan, manage and evaluate corporate contributions. Questions include: Why Should We Give?; How Much?; Who Decides?; Does a Company Need a Foundation?; How to Give Products or Services?; How Do We Know What... more...

  • Richard Pratt: One Out of the Boxby James Kirby; Rod Myer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.99

    Richard Pratt was one of Australia's most successful, formidable and charismatic businessmen. Yet for all this he was unfailingly human, his life playing out like a drama even after the final act.  Self-made billionaire, family man, generous philanthropist, patron of the arts and Carlton Football Club saviour were just a few of Pratt's many... more...

  • Humanitarianism Contestedby Michael Barnett; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and insight into the on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. Combining theoretical and historical exposition with a broad range of contemporary case studies, the book: provides a brief survey of the... more...