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Reinventing Philanthropy A Framework for More Effective Giving / Eric Friedman.

Author/Creator:
Friedman, Eric, 1977-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2013]
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Subjects:
Voluntarism.
Nonprofit organizations.
Charities -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Charities.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Several years ago, Eric Friedman decided to donate a substantial percentage of his income to charity. As many people do when making a big decision, he researched the best path he should take to accomplish his goal. After speaking with foundations, consultants, and nonprofit staff members, he found that few could adequately respond to his basic questions: How should donors choose the causes they support? How can donors maximize the impact of their giving? In Reinventing Philanthropy, Friedman shares the answers he found when exploring the world of charitable giving. What he discovered will he
Contents:
A tale of two children
Failings of philanthropy
Do-gooders and do-besters
The role of emotional giving
The paucity of helpful information
Developing a mission: objectives and constraints
The most important decisions
Measuring performance
Examples of do-besters
Choosing a charity
Project selection (or deciding not to select projects)
Volunteering and other ways of donating yourself
Leveraging your donations
Ten smart approaches that work
The selfish giver in all of us
Philanthropy reinvented.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-61234-573-5
OCLC:
858763275
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