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  • Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Sectorby Theo N.M. Schuyt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Offering an introduction to modern philanthropy with regard to the commitment and willingness of citizens, funds, churches and businesses to contribute voluntarily to society Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Sector: An Introduction attempts to map philanthropy and promote a better understanding of its characteristics and features. After years of division... more...

  • Give Smartby Thomas J. Tierney; Joel L. Fleishman

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 20.00

    In the first half of the twenty-first century, giving to family and community foundations alone will be ten times in today's dollars what it was throughout the entire twentieth century. Yet despite tremendous innovation in the social sector, philanthropy's natural state is under-performance. Not since Andrew Carnegie wrote The Gospel of Wealth has... more...

  • A World of Givingby Patricia L Rosenfield

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 82.00

    The age of international philanthropy is upon us. Today, many of America's most prominent foundations support institutions or programs abroad, but few have been active on the global stage for as long as Carnegie Corporation of New York. A World of Giving provides a thorough, objective examination of the international activities of Carnegie Corporation,... more...

  • The Philanthropy of George Sorosby Chuck Sudetic; George Soros

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 40.00

    With an Introduction by George Soros and an Afterword by Aryeh Neier   George Soros is one of the world's leading philanthropists. Over the past thirty years, he has provided more than 8 billion to his worldwide network of foundations: the Open Society Foundations, which have applied the concept of the open society, the cornerstone of Soros's... more...

  • Who Knows Tomorrowby Lisa Lovatt-Smith

    Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 36.00

    Born in Spain and raised by a struggling single mother, Lisa Lovatt-Smith became an editor at British Vogue at nineteen, the youngest in Condé Nast history. She helped launch Spanish Vogue and partied across Europe with celebrities, fashion designers, photographers, and supermodels. By her thirties, Lisa has her dream career and a glamorous... more...

  • Putting Wealth to Workby Joel L. Fleishman

    PublicAffairs 2017; US$ 36.00

    By 2025, Americans will likely be donating over half a trillion dollars annually to nonprofit organizations. Those philanthropic gifts will transform significant parts of America's civic sector landscape. Philanthropy is entering an era of unprecedented growth and innovation. Established foundations such as Ford and Rockefeller are doubling... more...

  • Doing Good With Other People's Moneyby Richard Steiner

    Hatherleigh Press 2018; US$ 9.99

    Secrets to fundraising success from one of the best. An invaluable and practical reference for not-for-profit organizations and grant writers, providing key information, guidance, and secrets on how to succeed in the highly competitive world of winning grants and financial contracts. Doing Good with Other People's Money teaches everything a winning... more...

  • Doing Public Good?by R. Pablo Guerrero O.

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the contributions of non-public organizations, such as foundations, philanthropies, charities, non-governmental organizations, private businesses, and entrepreneurs to public goods and services. Too often the impact of the contributions of such private actors are overlooked. However, they are playing an increasing role in meeting... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Philanthropy in East Africaby Howard Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Robert G. Gregory challenges the apparent assumption that non-Western peoples lack a significant indigenous philanthropic culture. Focusing on the large South Asian community in East Africa, he relates how, over a century, they built a philanthropic culture of great magnitude, and how it finally collapsed under the ascendency of increasing state regulation... more...

  • Ford Foundationby Dwight Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Thirty years since it was first published, Macdonald's masterful book on the Ford Foundation remains the only book-length account of this institution that has been published. Despite the calls for a book carrying on the story from 1956 on the part of Richard Magat and McGeorge Bundy, that book has yet to be written. In his stimulating introduction... more...