Books in category Social Science – Philanthropy & Charity

  • When Sacred and Secular Mix

    When Sacred and Secular Mix
    Stephen V. Monsma

    Based on a massive nation-wide survey of nearly 800 such groups, Stephen V. Monsma's important study explores the implications of this financial partnership.

  • Edwin Rogers Embree

    Edwin Rogers Embree
    Alfred Perkins

    One of the most influential philanthropists of the early 20th century, Edwin Rogers Embree was the scion of generations of abolitionists and integrationists.

  • Ending Hunger Now

    Ending Hunger Now
    George Stanley McGovern, Bob Dole, Donald E. Messer

    This book brings together their disparate yet powerful voices behind a shared conviction: that helping the millions who lack basic provision for food has become a religious imperative and human priority.

  • Socialmedia Nonprofit Tweet Book01

    # Socialmedia Nonprofit Tweet Book01
    Janet Fouts, Beth Kanter

    Two social media experts present a collection of bite-sized wisdom especially for nonprofits that explains how to measure the benefits of social media, how to manage volunteers and create evangelists, and offers best practices for using …

  • 1 800 Miles

    1,800 Miles
    Joshua Daniel Phillips

    “We must be actively against instead of passively for sexual violence.” – 1,800 Miles Sexual violence is a cultural issue that will not go away just because we ignore it.

  • Understanding Philanthropy

    Understanding Philanthropy
    Robert L. Payton, Michael P. Moody

    Weaving together accessible theoretical explanations with fascinating examples of philanthropic action, this book advances key scholarly debates about philanthropy and offers practitioners a way of explaining the rationale for their …

  • However Long the Night

    However Long the Night
    Aimee Molloy

    This book is a testament to the fact that the connections between women can lead to a better world.

  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    James Mackay

    Set against the contrasting backdrops of radical Scotland and America during the most turbulent phase of its development, Little Boss is the definitive story of one of the world’s greatest captains of industry.

  • The Generosity Network

    The Generosity Network
    Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker, Karl Weber

    The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause.

  • Inventing the Nonprofit Sector and Other Essays on Philanthropy Voluntarism and Nonprofit Organizations

    “Inventing the Nonprofit Sector” and Other Essays on Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Nonprofit Organizations
    Peter Dobkin Hall

    Philanthropy and voluntarism are among the most familiar and least understood of American institutions. Here cultural historian Peter Dobkin Hall describes and analyzes the development of America's fastest growing institutional sector.

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