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Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets Why Philanthropy Doesn't Advance Social Progress

ISBN-10: 0470454679
ISBN-13: 9780470454671
Edition: 2009
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List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/21/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 302
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.166

About the Author
Prelude: "The Great Recession"
A Word about Scope
A Style Note
A Case to Be Made
The Disheartening Problem of "Scale"
"All Children"
"One Day"
Transformative Social Impact
The Funding/Performance Disconnection
Small Caps and Large Caps
Mid-Caps and $100 Million Problems
Making the Most of a New "Golden Age"
Foreclosing on the American Dream
Of Drops and Buckets
A Potential Inflection Point
Objectives of This Book
A Virtual Nonprofit Stock Market
The American Underclass
American Social Progress: The Early Years
The American Dream Arrives
The American Dream Recedes
Consequences of Social Immobility
More Complex Solutions
Governmental Response Mechanisms
The Challenge of Producing Transformative Social Impact
Financial versus Nonprofit Capital Markets
Organic Growth Isn't Enough
Limits of Innovation
Market Adoption
Implications of Moore's Model
Why Does Transformative Impact Cost So Much?
Moving toward Third-Stage Funding
The Not-So-Little Capital Market That Can't
"Better" Philanthropic Choices
An Economic Approach to Reducing Fragmentation
Extracting Information about Nonprofit Impact
"Long-Tail" Economics
Between the Short Head and the Long Tail
"Nonprofit Finance Agents"
Closed versus Open Intermediation
Social Factor
Growth Capital
Revenue versus Capital
Investor Confidence
Crossing the Funding Chasm
Making the Nonprofit World Safe for Growth Capital
Planning for Sustainable Growth
Accounting for Growth
A Performance-Based Funding Market
The Work of Markets
The Illusion of Stock Prices
Market Dynamics
Financial Value versus Social Value
Up versus Down; More versus Less
Collective Intelligence
Prediction Markets
An Illustration
Behind the Curtain
New Tools Proliferate
Kinds of Markets
Good Enough
Rank Intelligence
The Impact Index
Designing the IMPEX
Determining Eligibility
Ranking Nonprofit "Stocks"
Climbing Off the Drawing Board
Crossing the Fundraising Chasm
Performance Measurement
Platform Leadership
Information Retrieval
We Know

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