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A Practical Guide To International Philanthropy

Author : Jonathon R. Moore
ISBN : 9780521116411
Genre : Law
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Addresses the issues faced by philanthropists seeking to engage in international charitable activities and offers alternative approaches to traditional US-based foundations.

Cross Border Giving

Author : Ted Hart
ISBN : 1938077938
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book is for individuals or nonprofits who want to make gifts across international borders. It covers such issues as laws blocking the use of charitable funds to finance organized crime or terrorism, avoiding cooptation of the grantmaking process for fraud or personal gain, and applicable laws in the foreign countries that receive grants.

Global Fundraising

Author : Penelope Cagney
ISBN : 9781118417263
Genre : Business & Economics
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A practical guide to the challenges and successes of global fundraising, written by an international team of highly respected philanthropy professionals and edited by two of the leading nonprofit thinkers, Global Fundraising is the first book to genuinely offer a global overview of philanthropy with an internationalist perspective. As the world becomes more interdependent, and economies struggle, global philanthropy continues to increase. More than that, nonprofits are taking up roles that have traditionally been filled by the government—including social welfare, healthcare, and human rights. Global Fundraising provides complete coverage of the implications of this growth for nonprofit culture and how it drives changes in fundraising practices. Organized into thematic chapters—a mixture of geographic and topical issues—it places North American philanthropy in a wider context It features a companion website with a variety of online tools and materials The book includes contributions by international leading experts Matt Ide, Mair Bosworth, Usha Menon, Anup Tiwari, Paula Guillet de Monthoux, Angela Cluff, Norma Galafassi, Mike Muchilwa, Tariq Cheema, Lu Bo and Nan Fang, Masataka Uo, Chris Carnie, Sean Triner, Andrea McManus, Marcelo Inniarra, Ashley Baldwin, Rebecca Mauger, YoungWoo Choi, R.F. Shangraw, Jr., Sudeshna Mukherjee, and Anca Zaharia. The book skillfully tracks how the world of fundraising is changing rapidly due to a number of factors including: continuing growth of great wealth; non-profit innovation emerging everywhere; growth of indigenous NGOs; increased professionalism in fundraising; and the value and role of new and social technologies. Written by a team of philanthropy leaders, Global Fundraising offers timely coverage of fundraising around the world. A must-have for INGO leaders and anyone, anywhere, interested in the future of philanthropy and effective fundraising practices.

The Art Of Giving

Author : Jean Shafiroff
ISBN : 1578266173
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Giving back to those in need is an innate part of what it means to be human. We lend our time to volunteer, we share our skills, and we give money and other resources. The Art of Giving looks into the philosophy of giving and philanthropy as well as provide practical guidelines and ideas in the best way to give back. Though philanthropy is a big word, it can be done in small ways anywhere. The Art of Giving includes: -Information on choosing and supporting the right kind of charities and organizations -Other practical ways to give back other than sending money -Long-term benefits to philanthropy

The Wiley Handbook Of Global Educational Reform

Author : Kenneth J. Saltman
ISBN : 9781119082347
Genre : Education
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The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform examines educational reform from a global perspective. Comprised of approximately 25 original and specially commissioned essays, which together interrogate educational reform from a critical global and transnational perspective, this volume explores a range of topics and themes that fully investigate global convergences in educational reform policies, ideologies, and practices. The Handbook probes the history, ideology, organization, and institutional foundations of global educational reform movements; actors, institutions, and agendas; and local, national, and global education reform trends. It further examines the “new managerialism” in global educational reform, including the standardization of national systems of educational governance, curriculum, teaching, and learning through the rise of new systems of privatization, accountability, audit, big-data, learning analytics, biometrics, and new technology-driven adaptive learning models. Finally, it takes on the subjective and intersubjective experiential dimensions of the new educational reforms and alternative paths for educational reform tied to the ethical imperative to reimagine education for human flourishing, justice, and equality. An authoritative, definitive volume and the first global take on a subject that is grabbing headlines as well as preoccupying policy makers, scholars, and teachers around the world Edited by distinguished leaders in the field Features contributions from an illustrious list of experts and scholars The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform will be of great interest to scholars and graduate students of education throughout the world as well as the policy makers who can institute change.

New Frontiers Of Philanthropy

Author : Lester M. Salamon
ISBN : 9780199357543
Genre : Business & Economics
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With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, new models for financing social and environmental objectives are urgently needed. Fortunately, a revolution is underway in the instruments and institutions available to meet this need. Loans, loan guarantees, private equity, barter arrangements, social stock exchanges, bonds, social secondary markets, and investment funds are just some of the actors and tools occupying the new frontiers of philanthropy and social investment. Together they hold the promise of leveraging for social and environmental purposes not just the billions of dollars of charitable grants but the hundreds of billions, indeed trillions, of dollars of private investment capital. While the changes under way are inspiring, they remain largely uncharted. This concise introduction to the topic, and its companion volume, provide the first comprehensive and accessible roadmap to these important advances. In the process, these works will better equip investors, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders, business executives, government officials, and students the world over to capture the opportunities that these developments hold out to them and to our world.

Philanthropy In A Flat World

Author : Jon Duschinsky
ISBN : 0470478012
Genre : Business & Economics
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Open, honest, and challenging, this visionary guide looks at the forces at work in creating the global philanthropic world of tomorrow. It is a must-read for every fundraiser and nonprofit manager seeking to compete and succeed in today's "borderless" world. This compelling and practical resource reveals how your nonprofit can become more flexible, adaptable, and international in approach to help it survive the coming challenges. "Jon is an inspired fundraiser: wise, inventive, energetic, irrepressible. If you want to understand philanthropy, if you want a rare glimpse into the fine art of fundraising, or if you want to be charmed out of your pocketbook for causes great and small, Jon is your man." —Stephen Lewis, Chair of the Board Stephen Lewis Foundation You have a choice. Put your head in the sand and pretend the world is still round and suffer the consequences, or take advantage of this incredible opportunity. Philanthropy in a Flat World: Inspiration Through Globalization is your insider guide to meeting and exceeding your nonprofit's goals for decades to come.

Transforming Fundraising

Author : Judith E. Nichols
ISBN : UOM:39015047454866
Genre : Education
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"You've got to read this book! You'll learn what to do, when to doit, and exactly how to go about it. A useful, practical tool tohelp any CEO or development officer position an organization forgrowth and success." --Karen SAndelback, executive director, American Kidney Fund "Candor is a missing commodity in many of today's dialogues. JudyNichols' wisdom and sharp insights make this book a refreshingguide to honest organizational self-evaluation." --Jeannie Thompson, fund raising consultant and member, board ofdirectors of the International Fund Raising Group In this practical and straightforward guide, Judith E. Nichols, aninternationally renowned fundraising expert, introduces a provenmethod of fundraising evaluation: the Development AssessmentProcess. This formula will fundamentally transform the waynonprofit organizations approach evaluation and help them improvefund raising strategies to not only achieve their mission, but tokeep pace with a changing world. Nichols' revolutionary Development Assessment Process is a uniqueevaluation tool that combines traditional internal evaluationpractices with a method for appraising shifting philanthropic anddemographic trAnds. Proven successful in a wide variety ofnonprofit organizations, this innovative process createsopportunities for open dialogue among audiences inside and outsidethe organization, encourages useful feedback, and providespractical recommAndations that can be seamlessly incorporated intocurrent operations. Transforming Fundraising walks readers step bystep through the process of evaluating current fundraisingprograms, assessing their potential for improvement, and planningfor change. Readers will also find a real-life, in-depth case that clearlydemonstrates--from the first step through the last--how theDevelopment Assessment Process works. Written in clear, accessiblelanguage and designed to be a hands-on guide and workbook,Transforming Fundraising is filled with easy-to-use worksheets,checklists, exhibits, and a resource guide. By using Nichols'groundbreaking Development Assessment Process, nonprofitorganizations--of all sizes--will dramatically increase theirfundraising results.

High Impact Philanthropy

Author : Kay Sprinkel Grace
ISBN : UOM:39015053383157
Genre : Business & Economics
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High Praise for High Impact Philanthropy "Successful navigation through today's changing world of philanthropy requires greater understanding by nonprofits and donors. High Impact Philanthropy meets this need."-Roberta W. Gutman, Executive Director, Motorola Foundation "At a time when the terrain of American philanthropy is so rapidly shifting in new and unprecedented ways, this bright and focused analysis stands as a beacon of innovative thinking for donors and community organizers alike. By sketching in bold strokes the case for more effective collaborative giving, this book may well help transform our communities in the twenty-first century."-Peter deCourcy Hero,President, Community Foundation Silicon Valley "High Impact Philanthropy provides a thoughtful analysis of how venture philanthropy is changing the way nonprofits run and how philanthropists give. Important parallels are made to the business world, demonstrating how nonprofits and donors can both benefit from putting their business hats on and running their organizations and giving programs like businesses."-Jan D'Alessandro Wadsworth, Vice President, AOL Foundation "High Impact Philanthropy is an effective and articulate guide to planning a major gifts strategy, soliciting major gifts from individuals in a personable and efficient manner, and integrating this essential task into the very structure of a nonprofit organization."-Claude Rosenberg, Founder, New Tithing Group

Give And Take

Author : Reynold Levy
ISBN : 0875848931
Genre : Social Science
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Shows how businesses can create charitable foundations, and shares examples of innovative corporate giving

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