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The future of philanthropy : economics, ethics, and management

Author: Susan U Raymond
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2004.
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The allocation of limited public and private resources depends on reliable data and empirical analysis, and The Future of Philanthropy is filled with hard--to--find data, graphs, and charts, as well  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan U Raymond
ISBN: 0471638552 9780471638551
OCLC Number: 936934847
Description: 308 s
Contents: List of exhibits. Foreword. Section One: Philanthropy and the Economy. Introduction to the Issues. Measuring the Economic Importance of Nonprofits: What Happens When Methods Change. Size Counts in the Foundation World: The Dilemma of Absorptive Capacity. What You Know or Who You Know? Relationships Matter. Foundation Endowments: How Big? How Vulnerable? Does Philanthropy Interfere with Markets? Venture Philanthropy: Two Sides of the Coin. Wages in the Nonprofit Sector: Poor Cousin or Twin Sister? Diversity and Governance: The Not--Good News. Minority Philanthropy: The Future Has Arrived. Will There Be a Nonprofit Shakeout? Comparing Nonprofits to Small Business Trends. The Growing Demand for Philanthropic Accountability: Will There Be Room for Risk? Managing through the Market: Responding to Severe Economic Cycles. The Philanthropic Instinct: Government Walks the Talk. Does Wall Street Matter? The Unknowns about Elasticities. Section Two: Ethics and Accountability. Introduction to the Issues. How Shall We Govern Ourselves? The Mission Meets the Numbers: Is It Okay to Lie? A Privilege and an Obligation: Why Stewardship Matters and Competition Is a Good Thing. Are Organizational Hybrids Nonprofits? The Problem of Fairness. Have We Learned Nothing? Practical Applications of Lessons from Corporate Scandal. Great Expectations Collide: The Consequences of Assumptions. Section Three: Nonprofit Management Dilemmas. Introduction to the Issues. Organizational Benchmarking: Management Solution or Performance Petard? The Illusion of Knowing Something: The Diversity of Nonprofit Definitions. Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Budget Cycle: No Silver Bullet. State Budget Deficits: Why Red Ink Today Will Plague Management Tomorrow. Drilling Down: Deeper Revenue Sources for Nonprofits. Nonprofit Compensation: Charitable Managers and Their Tax--Exempt Colleagues. To: Nonprofit Human Resources Managers; From: Washington; Subject: Watch Your Back. Estate Taxes and Giving: Crepe Armbands versus Thinking Caps. The Growth of the Nonprofit Sector: Is It Really Real? When Philanthropy Demands Evidence and Results: Developing a Compelling Rationale for Funding. What History Teaches about the Root Systems That Nourish Philanthropy. Section Four: Philanthropy and Healthcare. Introduction to the Issues. Healthcare in the Twenty--First Century: Why the Charity Gap Will Grow. Hospital Philanthropy: David versus Goliath. Fighting Disease with Philanthropy: Who Gets the Funds? Picking Targets: Healthcare Philanthropy's Unenviable Task. Philanthropy and the Academic Medical System: Cavalry to the Rescue? Or, Hope Springs Eternal? Mental Illness: Major Health Burden; But Is It a Philanthropic Priority? Section Five: Philanthropy and Education. Introduction to the Issues. With College Costs Rising Quickly, Can Philanthropy Close the Gap? Scholarship Grants: You Can't Always Get What You Need. University Foundations: Memo to the Dean: After the Faculty Meeting, Check the Dow. Philanthropy in K--12 Education: A Minor Player Missing a Major Opportunity. Learning to Be Charitable: Is It a Girl Thing? Philanthropy and National Academic Research Funding. Section Six: U.S. Philanthropy in an International Context. Introduction to the Issues. America's International Giving: Search Elsewhere for Scrooge. The International Scope of the Nonprofit Sector. The Globalization of Education: How Important Is Philanthropy? Indigenous Philanthropy: Poorer Nations Also Give. North of the Border: Canada--United States Philanthropic Comparisons. Is Europe Poised for a Golden Age of Community Philanthropy? Evidence of Philanthropic Impact: A De Novo Case from Poland and the Lessons It Teaches. Learning from International Conflict: Philanthropic Strategy Is as Important as Sympathy. Section Seven: Corporate Philanthropy. Introduction to the Issues. Corporate Giving: A Workhorse in Small States. Gifts in Kind: The Good of Goods. Corporate Giving and Tax Policy: Let's Do the Math. Global Health and Corporate Philanthropy: Fickle Funder or Lasting Partner? Section Eight: Reflections on September 11, 2001. Introduction to the Issues. Philanthropy Put to the Test. U.S. Diversity Creates Philanthropic Opportunity...and Risk. Did September 11 Change Philanthropy Forever? Index.
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