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Creative philanthropy : toward a new philanthropy for the twenty-first century

Author: Helmut K Anheier; Diana Leat
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
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"Foundations are the potential powerhouses of creative thinking and working that modern society needs. The approach proposed here - the creative foundation - could become an important step towards that promise. Using a collection of vignettes and more detailed case studies of selected foundations in the US, UK and Australia to show real-life examples of theory in practice, the authors have provided us with a unique  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helmut K Anheier; Diana Leat
ISBN: 0415370906 9780415370905 0415370914 9780415370912 9780203030752 0203030753
OCLC Number: 60550518
Description: viii, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The debate about philanthropy --
Models of philanthropy in context --
Creative philanthropy --
Vignettes of creative philanthropy --
Case studies of creative philanthropy. The Wallace Foundation ; The Rosenberg Foundation ; The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust ; The Carnegie United Kingdom Trust ; The Victorian Women's Trust ; The Pew Charitable Trusts ; The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation ; The Annie E. Casey Foundation ; The lessons of success : conservation foundations and the Robert W. Scrivener Award for Creative Philanthropy --
What makes for creative philanthropy? --
Managing creative philanthropy --
The practice of creative philanthropy --
The way forward.
Responsibility: Helmut K. Anheier and Diana Leat.
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Provides an overview of creative philanthropy along with an analysis of theory and practice. Drawing on case study examples, and incorporating sections on key questions and dilemmas, this book  Read more...

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'That philanthropy, a quintessential institution of civil society, is in great need of renewal is without doubt -- what such a renewal might entail however is hotly debated. Anheier and Leat chart a Read more...

 
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