Philanthropy in a Flat World

Overview

Open, honest, and challenging, this visionary guide looks at the forces at work in creating the global philanthropic world of tomorrow. It is a must-read for every fundraiser and nonprofit manager seeking to compete and succeed in today's "borderless" world. This compelling and practical resource reveals how your nonprofit can become more flexible, adaptable, and international in approach to help it survive the coming challenges.

"Jon is an inspired fundraiser: wise, inventive, energetic, irrepressible. If you ...

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Overview

Open, honest, and challenging, this visionary guide looks at the forces at work in creating the global philanthropic world of tomorrow. It is a must-read for every fundraiser and nonprofit manager seeking to compete and succeed in today's "borderless" world. This compelling and practical resource reveals how your nonprofit can become more flexible, adaptable, and international in approach to help it survive the coming challenges.

"Jon is an inspired fundraiser: wise, inventive, energetic, irrepressible. If you want to understand philanthropy, if you want a rare glimpse into the fine art of fundraising, or if you want to be charmed out of your pocketbook for causes great and small, Jon is your man."
—Stephen Lewis, Chair of the Board

Stephen Lewis Foundation

You have a choice. Put your head in the sand and pretend the world is still round and suffer the consequences, or take advantage of this incredible opportunity. Philanthropy in a Flat World: Inspiration Through Globalization is your insider guide to meeting and exceeding your nonprofit's goals for decades to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470458013
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/9/2009
  • Series: AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series , #185
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jon Duschinsky is the founder and Director of bethechange consulting. He was founding member of the fundraising group Cascaid in the UK, before becoming an established fundraiser in France. A leading actor on the European fundraising stage, Jon has been a board member of the European Fundraising Association and both the chair and director of the French Institute of Fundraising. He is a recognized speaker at high-profile international events and faculty at universities in Europe and the U.S., where he delivers training on inspiration, motivation, and creativity in fundraising practice and theory.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction: The First Flat World Fundraiser.

Part One : Flat And Beautiful.

Chapter One: The Flat World.

From Columbus to Skinny Lattés.

Flat, wild and wacky.

From Geography to Biography.

ZOOM.

What makes a pancake?

The Global Passport for Change.

The three tippers.

The Exponential World.

Chapter Two: The realities of the flat world.

Choice.

Individualism.

Disappearing boundaries.

Chapter Three: The Global Philanthropy Crisis.

Middle Class Heroes.

Development and Flatness.

Part Two: Surviving And Thriving.

Chapter Four: From 50s to Fractions.

Karaoke Capitalism.

Chapter Five: The 4 step plan to Flat Philanthropic Success.

Step 1 : Rationalise.

Step 2. Become sexy.

Use your body.

Hypersensitivity – or Brain the Branding Snail.

Chapter Six : Balancing out the future fundraising mix.

Giving according to whose needs?

High-Impact Philanthropy.

Capital for Good.

Conclusion.

Acknowledgments.

AFP Code of Ethics for Professional Philanthropic Fundraisers.

Donor Bill of Rights.

Index.

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