Corporate Philanthropy At The Crossroads

Corporate Philanthropy At The Crossroads

by Dwight F. Burlingame, Dennis R. Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253330777

ISBN-13: 9780253330772

Pub. Date: 11/01/1996

Publisher: Indiana University Press

Corporate philanthropy is at a crossroads, moving from a focus on "doing the right thing" for the community to one that emphasizes the bottom line of the corporation. This new corporate landscape presents some important challenges for the nonprofit sector. Corporate Philanthropy at the Crossroads looks at current practices, trends, and issues for corporate

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Corporate philanthropy is at a crossroads, moving from a focus on "doing the right thing" for the community to one that emphasizes the bottom line of the corporation. This new corporate landscape presents some important challenges for the nonprofit sector. Corporate Philanthropy at the Crossroads looks at current practices, trends, and issues for corporate philanthropy and frames a productive research agenda based on the needs of practitioners. Here is a useful reference for fund raisers as they implement their strategic plans for the future. Indispensable reading for academics with an interest in corporate philanthropy.

Contributors are Lance C. Buhl, Dwight F. Burlingame, Patricia A. Frishkoff, Jerome L. Himmelstein, Raymond E. Jones, Alice Korngold, David Lewin, J. M. Sabater, Craig Smith, Elizabeth Hosler Voudouris, Donna J. Wood, John A. Yankey, and Dennis R. Young.

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253330772
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Series:
Philanthropic Studies Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,038,608
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Desperately Seeking Data: Why Research is Crucial to the New Corporate Philanthropy1
2Corporate Support of Nonprofit Organizations: Partnerships across the Sectors7
3Corporate Volunteerism: Strategic Community Involvement23
4Research in Corporate Social Performance: What Have We Learned?41
5How Does Firm Size Affect Corporate Philanthropy?86
6Corporate Philanthropy and Business Performance105
7The Ethical Frame of Corporate Philanthropy127
8Corporate Philanthropy and Business Power144
9Paradigm Lost: Research toward a New Understanding of Corporate Philanthropy158
Contributors177
Index179

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