Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy / Edition 1

Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy / Edition 1

by Paul Brest
ISBN-10:
1576603121
ISBN-13:
2901576603122
Pub. Date:
11/12/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
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Overview

Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy / Edition 1

Billions of philanthropic dollars go to waste every year. The reason for this is often poor strategy. Drawing on examples from many different foundations, "Money Well Spent" presents donors with the framework to design a plan that will ensure meaningful returns.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901576603122
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/12/2008
Series: Bloomberg Series
Edition description: NE
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.  

Part  I The Framework of Strategic Philanthropy.  
1 The Promise of Strategic Philanthropy.
2 Choices in Philanthropic Goals, Strategies, and Styles.
3 Analyzing Problems and Developing Solutions.
4 Solving Problems Through Program Strategies.
5 Grantmaking and Due Diligence.
6 Beyond Grantmaking.
7 Forms of Grant Funding.  
8 Mission Investments: Investing for Social Impact.  
9 Assessing Progress and Evaluating Impact.
10  Impact on Steroids: Measuring the Social Return on Your Philanthropic Investment.    

Part  II Tools of the Trade.  
11 Promoting Knowledge.
12 Providing Goods and Services.
13 Influencing Individuals, Policy Makers, and Businesses.
14 Building Fields and Movements.  

Part  III Organizing Your Resources for Strategic Philanthropy.  
15 Choosing the Right Structure for Your Philanthropy .
16 Principal and Principle: Foundation Spending Policies.

Afterword: The Challenges of Strategic Philanthropy.  
Index.

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