Building Philanthropic and Social Capital: The Work of Community Foundations

Building Philanthropic and Social Capital: The Work of Community Foundations

by Peter Walkenhorst
     
 

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While national governments are retreating from direct responsibility for funding and delivering social services, community foundations have experienced tremendous growth, developing sustainable ways of meeting human needs. This book explores the work of community foundations, within the framework of the goals of the Philanthropy and Foundations division of the

Overview

While national governments are retreating from direct responsibility for funding and delivering social services, community foundations have experienced tremendous growth, developing sustainable ways of meeting human needs. This book explores the work of community foundations, within the framework of the goals of the Philanthropy and Foundations division of the Bertelsmann Foundation: to enhance the management capacity and organizational effectiveness of foundations, to promote new philanthropy and to encourage cooperation between foundations, and to improve the legal framework for the establishment and activities of foundations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783892045632
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Walkenhorst is the director of the Philanthropy and Foundations division of the Bertelsmann Foundation.

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