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Philanthropy in America

Edward Corbin Jenkins

Philanthropy in America

an introduction to the practices and prospects of organizations supported by gifts and endowments, 1924-1948.

by Edward Corbin Jenkins

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Published by Association Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Charities -- United States -- History

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV91 .J4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6070103M
      LC Control Number50008722
      OCLC/WorldCa501404

        A readable account of how philanthropy caught on in the United States more pervasively than any other nation. Zunz (History/Univ. of Virginia; The Changing Face of Inequality: Urbanization, Industrial Development, and Immigrants in Detroit, –, , etc.) mixes case studies, mini-biography and academic theory to demonstrate that both the superwealthy and common folks have Author: Olivier Zunz. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butler, Stuart M. Philanthropy in America. [Washington]: Heritage Foundation and Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation,

      Book Summaries > Generosity in Print > Philanthropy in America; Philanthropy in America. Bremner, Robert H. American Philanthropy. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Brilliant, Eleanor L. Private Charity and Public Inquiry: A History of the Filer and Peterson Commissions. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. Get this from a library! Philanthropy in America: a comprehensive historical encyclopedia. [Dwight Burlingame;] -- A comprehensive reference on the philanthropic sector includes articles on prominent people, events, associations, theories, legislation, and other relevant topics, along with .

        Philanthropy In America Is Becoming 'Ideological Arms Race,' Author Says "Rich people are playing a double game," Giridharadas says. "On one . Notable philanthropists. Abdul Rahman Al-Sumait - founder of Direct Aid, a charity organization that has built hospitals and dispensaries, schools, Islamic centers, women training centers and 2, mosques in Africa, has distributed thousands of tons of food and medicines in famine-stricken areas, and has adopted nea orphans.


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Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon. Ranging from the influential large-scale foundations established by tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and the mass mobilization of small donors by the Red Cross and March of Dimes, to the recent social advocacy of individuals like Bill Gates and George Soros, /5(2).

Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon. Ranging from the influential large-scale foundations established by tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and the mass mobilization of small donors by the Red Cross and March of Dimes, to the recent social advocacy of individuals like Bill Gates and George Soros, respected historian Olivier.

Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon. Ranging from the influential large-scale foundations established by tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and the mass mobilization of small donors by the Red Cross and March of Dimes, to the recent social advocacy of individuals like Bill Gates and George Soros, respected historian Olivier /5(2).

Philanthropy in America;: An introduction to the practices and prospects of organizations supported by gifts and endowments, Hardcover – January 1, by Edward Corbin Jenkins (Author)Author: Edward Corbin Jenkins.

Philanthropy in America: A History - Updated Edition and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more/5(2). Philanthropy in Americais the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon.

Ranging from the influential large-scale foundations established by tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and the mass mobilization of small donors by the Red Cross and March of Dimes, to the recent social advocacy of.

The na?ve reader might conclude from Zunz?s book that philanthropy sprang full-grown from rich entrepreneurs, who started foundations for no reason other than that they could. Even in the period his book does cover, Zunz ignores some significant topics, such as university endowments, many of which rival the largest foundations.

philanthropy, the spirit of active goodwill toward others as demonstrated in efforts to promote their welfare. The term is often used interchangeably with charity. Every year vast sums of money are collected for invaluable philanthropic purposes, and an increasing number of people participate in the work of collecting money through highly organized campaigns, the purpose of which is fund-raising.

In the book "On Philanthropy in America", Fridrikh Furman explores how the universal phenomena of charity and philanthropy acquired in the New World uniquely American appearance and traits, how they have matured, and how they work in our : Fridrikh Furman.

The study and analysis of philanthropy has been growing the past ten years. The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University puts out studies A list of 5 books dealing with different aspects of philanthropy including microcredit, international aid, nonprofit structures, and more.

Philanthropy In America Is Becoming 'Ideological Arms Race,' Author Says Many of the richest citizens are reshaping public policy, and society, as they see fit. Because of. Philanthropy as an industry, with professionally managed organizations addressing the root causes of social problems, was developed in the United States.

This paper traces is development from early colonial days through the formation of the first great philanthropic foundations. Philanthropy in America A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. by Dwight F. Burlingame, Editor. In the United States, individuals, corporations, and foundations contribute more than $ billion annually to philanthropic enterprises, fueling a nonprofit sector that represents approximately 10 percent of the economy.

Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon. Ranging American philanthropy today expands knowledge, champions social movements, defines active citizenship, influences policymaking, and addresses humanitarian crises/5.

Developed under the guidance of Dr. Dwight Burlingame of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, one of the nation's premier institutes for the study of philanthropy, the three-volume 3/5(1).

Get this from a library. Philanthropy in America. [Peter Katel] -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has a message for wealthy Americans: Give away your money.

Last June Buffett announced he was donating 85 percent of his $44 billion fortune, most of it earmarked. It’s discouraging enough that philanthropic giving is largely driving down the route Hollywood has paved with movies such as Green Book, which infer, “I’m white, I know better and I’m here.

Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon. Ranging from the influential large-scale foundations established by tycoons.

Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique phenomenon. Ranging from the influential large-scale foundations established by tycoons Author: Olivier Zunz. Philanthropy in America: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia by Burlingame, Dwight F.

A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The challenge of being smart about doing good.

How U.S. Philanthropy Is Inspiring Foreigners to Give. Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have made it their mission to export American-style."Why Philanthropy Matters argues that philanthropy is the institutional element that enables the creation of great wealth and the recycling of that wealth across generations.

With timely and well-grounded arguments, this breakthrough book offers a new vision of philanthropy's place in American economic thought."—Roger R.

Stough, George Mason.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 volunteered. Philanthropy is a major cultural force in the U.S., handling Author: Karl Zinsmeister.