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Critical Issues in American Philanthropy Strengthening Theory and Practice (Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Sector Series) by Jon Van Til

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Published by Proquest Info & Learning .
Written in English


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Number of Pages298
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ISBN 100608216089
ISBN 109780608216089

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Mapping the New World of American Philanthropy: Causes and Consequences of the Transfer of Wealth. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Salamon, Lester M. The Resilient Sector: The State of Nonprofit America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. Van Til, Jon. Critical Issues in American Philanthropy: Strengthening Theory and Practice.   But Stanford professor Rob Reich, who directs the university’s Center for Ethics in Society, explores an argument against philanthropy in a forthcoming book, Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Author: Alexis C. Madrigal. The Almanac of American Philanthropy is a reference book published by the nonprofit Philanthropy Roundtable in to capture the history, purpose, effects, and modern direction of private philanthropy in the United States. Philanthropy in the U.S. is a major part of the economy with $ billion given every year and 8 billion hours of time : Karl Zinsmeister. Paul Chehade, candidate for President of the United States of America in 2 chapters — updated PM — 0 people liked it.

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