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Taking Philanthropy Seriously

Beyond Noble Intentions to Responsible Giving (Philanthropic and Nonprofit Studies)

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charities & voluntary services,
  • Social Science,
  • Charities,
  • Sociology,
  • Philanthropy & Charity,
  • Charitable contributions,
  • Benefactors,
  • Philanthropists,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Damon (Editor), Susan Verducci (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9590124M
    ISBN 100253347726
    ISBN 109780253347725
    OCLC/WorldCa64770880

      My recent column “Why Philanthropy Is Not a Profession,” published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, elicited a number of very helpful comments, clarifications and critiques.. In this brief response, I’ve found it illuminating to take into account historical, organizational and career considerations of the philanthropic sector. Philanthropy is important because it provides opportunities. Philanthropy supports projects and endeavors that may be too unpopular or controversial to gain the widespread support of the general public or the government. For this reason, philanthropy is a very important part of a democratic society.

    This list is not exhaustive but it does aim to highlight some of our curated resources that can support and inspire you along your giving journey. To access our philanthropy educational materials, which Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has created over a year career in philanthropy, see our Giving Resources.   Taking either the reparative justice critique or the democratic critique seriously would seem to spell a radical hemming of the discretion that philanthropic elites currently enjoy. To respond directly to the reparative justice critique, philanthropists would need either to pay significantly more in taxes or to refocus the entirety of their.

    Therefore, there are several reasons why entrepreneurs should take philanthropy seriously: Good Causes Give Meaning to the Entrepreneurial Life. Being an entrepreneur does not mean blindly chasing profits all your life. Supporting a charitable cause can give meaning to a career as an entrepreneur.   I have a serious tendency to take myself too seriously. I care a lot about the world and the people in it; I have OPINIONS. My nightstand will always have a Very Serious book on it – about refugees or religion or mass incarceration or justice – but I’ve been reminded again lately that I need to counter-balance that intensity with some lighter fare.


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Taking Philanthropy Seriously: Beyond Noble Intentions to Responsible Giving (Philanthropic and Nonprofit Studies) Paperback – November 6, by William V. Damon (Editor), Susan Verducci (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions5/5(1).

Introduction: Taking Philanthropy Seriously William Damon 1. In Search of an Ethic of Giving James Allen Smith 2. Philanthropy Taking Philanthropy Seriously book Its Uneasy Relation to Equality Rob Reich 3. The Politics of Doing Good: Philanthropic Leadership for the Twenty-First Century Leslie Lenkowsky 4.

Toward Higher-Impact Philanthropy Thomas J. Tierney : Indiana University Press. In Taking Philanthropy Seriously, the authors explain why this state of affairs exists. They outline solutions, ranging from those that equip philanthropists to do good work to those that build a domain of philanthropic knowledge, ethical codes, and best practices.

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Taking Fundraising Seriously: The Spirit of Faith and Philanthropy: New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising (J-B PF Single Issue Philanthropic. Introduction: taking philanthropy seriously / William Damon --In search of an ethic of giving / James Allen Smith --Philanthropy and its uneasy relation to equality / Rob Reich --The politics of doing good: philanthropic leadership for the twenty-first century / Leslie Lenkowsky --Toward higher-impact philanthropy / Thomas J.

Tierney --The. Taking Philanthropy Seriously by William Damon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Philanthropic leaders give examples of both good and compromised work, show how ethical concerns are secondary to ‘success’ in philanthropy, and reveal strategies to promote effective and ethical conduct.

Taking Philanthropy Seriously: Beyond noble intentions to responsible giving. Largely comprised of essays from leading academics, third sector professionals, and former government officials, Taking Philanthropy Seriously examines the currents moving through contemporary American philanthropy, many of which — like venture philanthropy — aren't that new, and also traces the ethics and politics of more traditional giving, from the Greeks and Romans through.

In "Taking Philanthropy Seriously", the authors explain why this state of affairs exists. They outline solutions, ranging from those that equip philanthropists to do good work to those that build a domain of philanthropic knowledge, ethical codes, and best : Paperback.

Social scientists are not taking philanthropy seriously enough. New approaches to philanthropy such as venture philanthropy, philanthrocapitalism, strategic philanthropy, and effective altruism are creating what is often broadly termed “the new philanthropy.” Living hands-on mega wealthy donors such as Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, and John Arnold have publicly committed their.

Inspired by 's Ultimate Philanthropy Bookshelf, we've decided to compile ten of the best books on philanthropy and social good to inspire or even enhance your understanding of how giving affects the world.

We take support seriously, which is why we’re pioneering this model as the first in our industry. We’re in the. Susan Verducci is the author of Taking Philanthropy Seriously ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) and Education, Democracy and the Mor 3/5(1).

The book is carefully researched and very nicely written. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries. -- S. Katz, Princeton University * Choice * Payton and Moody's book is an extended argument that philanthropy is an interesting and important subject that deserves to be better understood and to be taken more seriously.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taking fundraising seriously. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass, © (OCoLC) Online version. Taking giving seriously by Paul G. Schervish,Indiana University Center on Philanthropy edition, in English. We start taking ourselves too seriously and then seek for approval—we allow people to become our judges.

As Brené Brown explains in her book Daring Greatly, shame makes us. Faith and family philanthropy: Stories of giving from faith-guided family grant makers (Virginia M.

Esposito, Joseph Foote) First-person stories from diverse family grant makers offer reflective answers to such questions as What does my religion teach about charity.

How can faith-guided giving become a family enterprise. Curiously, philanthropy is used to address problems created by an economic system that engenders radical wealth inequality, thus making philanthropy necessary in the first place. That we live in what has effectively become a winner-take-all economy is not seriously in doubt.

Taking Charities Seriously: A Call for Focused Knowledge Management Research: /ch The voluntary service not-for-profit sector (VSNFP), also called the charitable sector, is a neglected setting for knowledge management research.

It is also. Indeed, an influential book of the period, Philanthrocapitalism, by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green, bore the apparently unironic subtitle How. © Stanford Center on Adolescence Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA Office: / Fax: Log in with SUNet ID.

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