Subject: Philanthropy

Conversations on Philanthropy, Vol. IX: Law and Philanthropy By L
217 pages | ISBN 9780976190486
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Conversations on Philanthropy, Vol. IX: Law and Philanthropy

Contributors to this volume of Conversations on Philanthropy include: Robert E. Atkinson Jr. Todd Breyfogle Ilaria Anna Colussi William C. Dennis Steven Grosby David F. Hardwick Richard H. Helmholz Joseph Isaac Lifshitz Leslie Marsh Adam G. Martin George McCully John E. Murray Robin Rogers John T. Thomas With book reviews […]

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Conversations on Philanthropy, Vol. X: The Legacy of Richard C. Cornuelle By L
200 pages | ISBN 978-0-976190-4-93
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Conversations on Philanthropy, Vol. X: The Legacy of Richard C. Cornuelle

This volume of Conversations on Philanthropy commemorates the tenth anniversary of the journal with a tribute to Richard C. Cornuelle (1927–2011). Cornuelle’s vision of the role of the “independent sector” in American society continues to inform and challenge scholars and practitioners in political economy, philanthropy, and social enterprise. Cornuelle championed […]

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For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture By C
68 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-15-5
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For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture

Signed by sixty-six scholars and cosponsored by eight leading think tanks, For a New Thrift describes the growing polarization in today’s financial landscape between two very different kinds of institutions.

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How Great Philanthropists Failed & How You Can Succeed at Protecting Your Legacy By M
444 pages | ISBN 978-1-892934-04-8
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How Great Philanthropists Failed & How You Can Succeed at Protecting Your Legacy

Men of amazing entrepreneurial genius, like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and Henry Ford, built commercial empires larger than the world had ever seen; they produced astronomical returns on investment and were rarely tricked out of their money in business deals. But when they turned to giving that money away, […]

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Return to Charity?: Philanthropy and the Welfare State By M
63 pages | ISBN 978-1-892934-05-5
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Return to Charity?: Philanthropy and the Welfare State

Return to Charity?: Philanthropy and the Welfare State, by Martin Morse Wooster, clearly explains how the Victorian idea of charity for the poor was replaced by twentieth century social concepts of poverty and social welfare, which culminated in the “Great Society” welfare entitlement programs of the 196os.

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Should Foundations Live Forever?: The Question of Perpetuity By M
65 pages | ISBN 978-1-892934-14-7
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Should Foundations Live Forever?: The Question of Perpetuity

Author Martin Morse Wooster considers whether the legal life of foundations should be limited to prevent successor trustees from ignoring the donor’s intent. This volume surveys past congressional attempts to limit foundation perpetuity and offers case studies of donors who have put legal limits on their own foundations, setting a termination date and requiring the foundation to pay out all its assets.

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The Intelligent Donor’s Guide to College Giving By A and M
44 pages | ISBN 978-0-9708058-1-2
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The Intelligent Donor’s Guide to College Giving

American philanthropists long have been generous in their support of colleges and universities. But donors do not always find the results they envisioned for their generosity and good intentions.

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