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Strategic Giving The Art and Science of Philanthropy

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ISBN-10: 0226266265

ISBN-13: 9780226266268

Edition: 2006

Authors: Peter Frumkin

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The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. Peter Frumkin reveals in Strategic Giving why these donors could benefit from having a comprehensive plan to guide their giving. And with this thoughtful and timely book, he provides the much-needed framework to understand and develop this kind of philanthropic strategy.nbsp; After listening for years to scores of individual and institutional funders discuss the challenges of giving wisely, Frumkin argues here that contemporary philanthropy requires a thorough rethinking of its underlying logic. Philanthropy should be seen, he contends, as both a powerful…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/5/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Peter Frumkin is Professor of Public Affairs at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and Director of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, both at the University of Texas at Austin.

Preface
Introduction
Philanthropy and the Public Sphere
Central Problems in Philanthropy: Effectiveness, Accountability, and Legitimacy
Donors and Professionals
The Idea of Strategic Giving
Dimensions of Philanthropic Value
Logic Models: Theories of Change, Leverage, and Scale
Institutions and Vehicles
Giving Styles
Time Frames for Giving
Measuring, Knowing, and Acting
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index