Creative Philanthropy: Toward a New Philanthropy For The Twenty-First Century

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Taylor & Francis, Feb 27, 2006 - Business & Economics - 277 pages

This important new book provides an overview of creative philanthropy along with an analysis of its theory and practice. The authors spell out the implications of thier study for management and policy and provide readers with vital tools and techniques. Drawing on case study examples and incorporating sections on key questions and dilemmas, this revealing book covers:

  • the philanthropic deficit
  • finding a distinctivve role to do more with less
  • characteristics of the creative foundation
  • beyond strategic philanthropy
  • developing creative foundations and philanthropic practices.

Essential reading for all those who study or work in foundations, philanthropy and nonprofit organizations, this important new book clearly navigates a path through this significant yet highly complex subject area.

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About the author (2006)

Helmut K. Anheier is Professor and Director of the Center for Civil Society at UCLA’s School of Public Affairs, and Centennial Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics.

Diana Leat is a Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics.

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