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Foundations : creating impact in a globalised world

Author: Luc Tayart de Borms
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the evolving dynamics driving philanthropy as Western society struggles to meet today's many challenges. The author takes a look at the sensitive issues of democratic legitimacy, accountability and credibility in the context of civil society, as well as the changing policy environment in which foundations operate." "He argues that effective philanthropy is "impact driven" and depends on a
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tayart de Borms, Luc.
Foundations.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2005
(OCoLC)712586943
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luc Tayart de Borms
ISBN: 0470015055 9780470015056
OCLC Number: 57579407
Description: xv, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Why foundations? --
Responding to a changing policy environment --
Reaching beyond grantmaking --
The impact- driven foundation --
A payout rate for foundations : a roadmap for Europe --
From strategy to implementation --
Evaluation : the bedrock of accountability --
Philanthropy in a globalised world : get engaged! --
Epilogue : back to the future : the way forward.
Responsibility: Luc Tayart de Borms.
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