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Strategic giving [electronic resource] :the art and science of philanthropy / Peter Frumkin.

By: Frumkin, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 458 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226266282 (electronic bk.); 0226266281 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Charities -- United States | Nonprofit organizations -- United States | Philanthropists -- Charitable contributions -- United States | Associations sans but lucratif -- États-Unis | Œuvres de bienfaisance -- États-Unis | Philanthropes -- Dons de charité -- États-Unis | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Philanthropy & Charity | ფილანტროპია აშშGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 361.7 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Philanthropy and the public sphere -- Central problems in philanthropy : effectiveness, accountability, and legitimacy -- Donors and professionals -- The idea of strategic giving -- Dimensions of philanthropic value -- Logic models : theories of change, leverage, and scale -- Institutions and vehicles -- Giving styles -- Time frames for giving -- Measuring, knowing, and acting -- Conclusion.
Summary: The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. Peter Frumkin reveals in Strategic Giving why these donors could benefit from having a comprehensive plan to guide their giving. And with this thoughtful and timely book, he provides the much-needed framework to understand and develop this kind of philanthropic strategy. After listening for years to scores of individual and institutional funders discuss the challenges of giving wisely, Frumkin argues here that contemporary philanthropy requires a thorough ret.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-435) and index.

Introduction -- Philanthropy and the public sphere -- Central problems in philanthropy : effectiveness, accountability, and legitimacy -- Donors and professionals -- The idea of strategic giving -- Dimensions of philanthropic value -- Logic models : theories of change, leverage, and scale -- Institutions and vehicles -- Giving styles -- Time frames for giving -- Measuring, knowing, and acting -- Conclusion.

The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. Peter Frumkin reveals in Strategic Giving why these donors could benefit from having a comprehensive plan to guide their giving. And with this thoughtful and timely book, he provides the much-needed framework to understand and develop this kind of philanthropic strategy. After listening for years to scores of individual and institutional funders discuss the challenges of giving wisely, Frumkin argues here that contemporary philanthropy requires a thorough ret.

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