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Taking philanthropy seriously : beyond noble intentions to responsible giving

Author: William Damon; Susan Verducci
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Series: Philanthropic and nonprofit studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many acts of charitable giving fail in their stated goals and some are actually harmful. This work explains why this state of affairs exists. It outlines solutions, ranging from those that equip  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taking philanthropy seriously.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)654916041
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Damon; Susan Verducci
ISBN: 0253347726 9780253347725 0253218608 9780253218605
OCLC Number: 64770880
Description: xiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Defining the problem. Introduction: taking philanthropy seriously / William Damon --
In search of an ethic of giving / James Allen Smith --
Philanthropy and its uneasy relation to equality / Rob Reich --
The politics of doing good: philanthropic leadership for the twenty-first century / Leslie Lenkowsky --
Toward higher-impact philanthropy / Thomas J. Tierney --
The lonely profession / Laura Horn and Howard Gardner. pt. 2. Cases of good work in contemporary philanthropy. Introduction / Susan Verducci --
The role of relationships in the funding of Teach for America / Susan Verducci --
Journey in venture philanthropy and institution building / Carrie James and Paula Marshall --
Ideational philanthropy: the impact of funding social ideas / Liza Hayes Percer --
Funding on faith: Boston Ten Point Coalition / Laura Horn --
Network for good: helping the helpers / Tanya Rose and Sarah Miles --
Power and mission in the funding of social entrepreneurs / Lynn Barendsen. pt. 3. Further strategies for a domain of responsible giving. Philanthropy's Janus-faced potential: the dialectic of care and negligence donors face / Paul G. Schervish --
The foundation payout puzzle / Akash Deep and Peter Frumkin --
Old problems, new solutions: the creative impact of venture philanthropy / Nick Standlea --
Ethical standards in philanthropy / Jenni Menon Mariano and Susan Verducci --
Concluding thoughts / Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi.
Series Title: Philanthropic and nonprofit studies.
Responsibility: edited by William Damon and Susan Verducci.
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