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Philanthropy & Charity

  • Dog Talesby Andrea Hayes

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    Written by Andrea Hayes, the presenter of TV3’s Dog Tales , these are the inspiring and heartwarming stories of fourteen rescue dogs who rescued their owners right back. Filled with touching stories of love, loss and transformation, Dog Tales will lift your soul as you laugh, cry and fall in love with these amazing animals. We meet Penny the Pit... more...

  • Kidsby Camila Batmanghelidjh; Tim Rayment

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    What was lost when Kids Company imploded last summer? More than reputations. The charity's founding vision, that there is a gap called love in how the state responds to abused and abandoned children, also vanished. In this book, the founder of Kids Company lays out the thinking behind a model of care that broke the cycle of neglect for thousands... more...

  • Clearlyby James Chen

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    Poor vision is the largest unaddressed disability in the world today. An estimated 2.5 billion people, mostly living in the poorest parts of the planet and a majority of whom are women, cannot see clearly and have no access to treatment. Yet for 80 per cent of the 2.5 billion, all they need is a simple pair of prescription spectacles. Tackling this... more...

  • The Danish Octo Book: How to make comforting crochet toys for babies - the official guideby Harper Thorsons

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 7.86

    This epub is best viewed on a tablet or a colour e-reader. Delight a child with a colourful crocheted or knitted Octo. Octos’ twisty tentacles are calming and comforting – and they feel a bit like mum’s umbilical cord. more...

  • Does Collective Impact Work?by Frank Ridzi; Margaret Doughty

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.50

    The way American communities address the issue of low literacy has changed with the development of literacy coalitions. The authors examine in detail how this happened and explore potential emerging best practices for the collective impact approach to community change. more...

  • Real Impactby Morgan Simon

    PublicAffairs 2017; US$ 34.00

    Impact investment--the support of social and environmental projects with a financial return--has become a hot topic on the global stage; poised to eclipse traditional aid by ten times in the next decade. But the field is at a tipping point: Will impact investment empower millions of people worldwide, or will it replicate the same mistakes that have... 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...

  • The Askby Laura Fredricks

    Wiley 2017; US$ 40.00 US$ 36.00

    Asking is more than a skill—it's a lifestyle The Ask is your personal manual for building the best, most fulfilling personal and professional life possible. Crafting the perfect ask can fund your new business, support your favorite charity, and get more quality time with your significant other—but it can do so much more than that.... 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...