Philanthropy In America

Author: Dwight Burlingame
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078604
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A landmark three-volume reference work documenting philanthropy and the nonprofit sector throughout American history, edited by the field's most widely recognized authority. * Over 200 A-Z entries on people, events, organizations, and ideas in U.S. philanthropic history * Nearly 200 contributors--distinguished scholars from a variety of disciplines * Over 75 primary source documents from the Poor Laws of 1601 to excerpts from the Filer Commission Report of 1975 * Chronology of important events in philanthropic history
American Philanthropy
Language: en
Pages: 291
Authors: Robert H. Bremner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-06-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In this revised and enlarged edition of his classic work, Robert H. Bremner provides a social history of American philanthropy from colonial times to the present, showing the ways in which Americans have sought to do good in such fields as religion, education, humanitarian reform, social service, war relief, and
American Philanthropy Abroad
Language: en
Pages: 680
Authors: Merle Curti
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world. Beneath the currently fashionable rhetoric of anti-colonialism is the story of people who have aided
American Philanthropy
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Robert Hamlett Bremner
Categories: Charities
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher:

In this revised and enlarged edition of his classic work, Robert H. Bremner provides a social history of American philanthropy from colonial times to the present, showing the ways in which Americans have sought to do good in such fields as religion, education, humanitarian reform, social service, war relief, and
Inside American Philanthropy
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Waldemar A. Nielsen
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

This penetrating analysis of the inner workings of American philanthropic foundations focuses on the crucial role played by the men and women who create them. Philanthropy's preeminent expert and critic, Waldemar Nielsen probes deeply into the intensely personal factors that are involved in donors' decisions. Giving practical advice for would-be
Mapping the New World of American Philanthropy
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Susan U. Raymond, Mary Beth Martin
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-10 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Praise for Mapping the New World of American Philanthropy Causes and Consequences of the Transfer of Wealth "This book does a wonderful job of guiding the reader through the increasingly changing world of philanthropy. These changes must drive dramatic change in the not-for-profit sector if it is to respond efficiently