By Maria Martinez-Cosio,Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell

ISBN-10: 041568322X

ISBN-13: 9780415683227

ISBN-10: 0415683238

ISBN-13: 9780415683234

Winner of the neighborhood improvement Society's 2014 present learn Award!

21st Century Philanthropy and Community fills a niche within the literature on philanthropic organisations and the way they intertwine with neighborhood improvement. Drawing first at the historical past of philanthropic investment, Maria Martinez-Cosio and Mirle Bussell examine advancements within the last twenty years intimately, focussing on five key case stories from throughout America.  The authors use their very own first hand reports and study to forge a brand new direction for educational examine in a space the place it's been missing.

With the present economic system forcing clever spending, foundations desire all of the tips they could locate on find out how to adequately channel their cash within the top means. yet how can those forms of group initiatives be analyzed for effectiveness? Is there a quantitative instead of qualitative aspect that are studied to offer actual suggestions to these making an investment in initiatives? Arguing opposed to a one-size-fits-all version, the authors illustrate the significance of context and relationships within the good fortune of those tasks.

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