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Philanthropy & Charity

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  • 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...

  • Reinventing Philanthrophyby Eric Friedman

    Potomac Books 2013; US$ 27.50

    Several years ago, Eric Friedman decided to donate a substantial percentage of his income to charity. As many people do when making a big decision, he researched the best path he should take to accomplish his goal. After speaking with foundations, consultants, and nonprofit staff members, he found that few could adequately respond to his basic questions:... more...

  • More Than Housesby Millard Fuller

    Thomas Nelson 1999; US$ 15.98

    True stories of people who didn't have hope?until they had a home. Stories of children who gained identity and confidence for their future. Of families made stronger and healthier and prison inmates who are now giving back to their communities. Of entire communities bonding together around an ethic of hard work and mutual respect. more...

  • Burden or Benefit?by Helen Gilbert; Chris Tiffin

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 21.99

    In the name of benevolence, philanthropy, and humanitarian aid, individuals, groups, and nations have sought to assist others and to redress forms of suffering and deprivation. Yet the inherent imbalances of power between the giver and the recipient of this benevolence have called into question the motives and rationale for such assistance. This volume... more...

  • The Everything Fundraising Bookby Richard Mintzer; Sam Friedman

    Adams Media 2003; US$ 10.99

    The Everything Fundraising Book makes fundraising easy with step-by-step instruction and advice from the experts. Whether you are a community volunteer or a professional fundraiser, this clear and practical guide shows you exactly how to set goals, create a plan, and tap into a financial goldmine of corporate and government endowments. Features timely... more...

  • Givingby Robert H. Bremner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    According to Greek mythology mankind's first benefactor was the Titan, Prometheus, who gave fire, previously the exclusive possession of the gods, to mortal man. With these words the esteemed scholar Robert Bremner presents the first full-fledged history of attitudes toward charity and philanthropy. 'Giving' is a perfect complement to his earlier work... more...

  • The Power of Philanthropyby Justin Sachs

    Motivational Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    The Power of Philanthropy is a collection of stories that represent the most extraordinary individuals who are contributing at the highest levels in making a bold difference in the world. It includes stories of non-profit organizations, corporations, entrepreneurs and more who all have one thing in common: their commitment to being of service to others... more...

  • Tech Billionairesby Lewis D. Solomon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    In the first decade of the twenty-first century a new wave of thinking has emerged from tech billionaires that may shape the way private capital gets invested to tackle social problems. These entrepreneurs broke the business mold in the 1980s and 1990s and are now trying to break the traditional pattern of philanthropy pioneered by Andrew Carnegie... more...

  • Voluntary Associationsby John W. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    A vast and complicated array of subject matter is subjected to analysis, comment, and speculation by fifteen contributors representing three separate but contiguous disciplines. Their approaches are as various as one would expect. One is concerned with the bonds that hold associations together, and another with the tendency for the private to become... more...

  • American Philanthropy Abroadby Merle Curti

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world. Beneath the currently fashionable rhetoric of anti-colonialism is the story of people who have aided victims of natural disasters such as famines... more...