Books tagged: philanthropy

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The Half Fund: He’s Taking His Ball and Going Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dan Duffy was twenty-nine when he heard the worst three words imaginable: “you have cancer.” Testicular. Stage three. His life became equal parts fear and anger, with a dash of stupidity for flavor. From systematically alienating everyone around him to embracing psychological and physical acts of acute masochism and loathing, cancer became the least of his worries.
A Prescription For Peace
You set the price! Words: 29,060. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Essay » Sociology
This is a nuts and bolts approach to today’s problems with concrete solutions to bring about an era of peace. Included in this work is Marlon Brando’s solution to feed the world. The philosophy behind the book comes from following the works of a group of Knights of Malta that traveled the world to bring relief to many dangerous places always giving in a manner that preserves human dignity.
Making Money Hand Over Fist: How Generosity Expedites Wealth Creation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Todays 'free-market' philosophy of one-dollar-one-vote has all but eclipsed the traditional one-person-one-vote values of our grandparents’ generations. Our democratic and humanitarian concepts of 'all for one, one for all' and 'we're all in this together' have all but vanished. It's not my intention to start a political discussion about the rights and wrongs of...
Clearing Obstacles to Work: A Wise Giver's Guide to Fostering Self-Reliance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Cracks are becoming visible in American work habits. Whole subpopulations now have weak attachments to self-supporting labor. This worsens poverty and economic mobility. It also damages well-being in subtler ways. This book was written to help donors find those successful models and strategies that bolster work and life satisfaction.
Project YouthPact: Youth Perspectives of Public Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Project YouthPact, an initiative started by a group of students, collected stories from young individuals who have resisted the self-interested path in order to act on public service ideals. This book contains perspectives from 30 young individuals from around the world as well as discussion questions that follow each piece to help empower the next generation to do good.
Sample Fundraising Letters
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by AKG Media LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Are you at a loss for words and don’t know where to start? How do you best get across how much passion you have for your work? How do you ask for money without sounding shy or rude? Make it easy on yourself and get inspiration and solid samples for your next fundraising letter from our collection of Sample Fundraising Letters!
Agenda Setting: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Influencing Public Policy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. Whatever your aspirations for U.S. society and governance, this guide will help you find the best ways to make a difference.
Aliko Mohammad Dangote: The Biography of the Richest Black Person in the World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 145,420. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
When Aliko Dangote was named the richest black person by the Forbes magazine in 2011 worth $13 billion, there were hoos and haas around the world. Since his name appeared in the List of World Billionaires five years ago, Dangote's fortunes have grown in leaps and bounds. How did he achieve this feat? What were the secrets of his financial success? This is his biography and how it all started.
God The Devil And I
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,870. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
A biography-memoir of Jack Jones. Born an orphaned runt, mute and into poverty. Based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Called by God to be a warrior to fight beasts and evil forces. An incomprehensible extraordinary journey ensues. Facing enemies, antagonists and detractors.
Why Hate Me?
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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In the name of love, or saviors, or in the pursuit of standards, some can't seem to help but loathe our common humanity. Why? For what good? These four poems explore the theme.