Books tagged: philanthropy

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Charlotte and the Easter Rabbit
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Who wouldn't want to be adopted by the Easter Rabbit? Charlotte Beaufort, a talented ice cream entrepreneur, has always interested Mr. E. Rabbit because of her bucktoothed appearance and numerous talents which they have in common. When her ancient granny dies, the legendary rabbit becomes her guardian. Together they create new products until bully Mortimer interrupts their idyllic life.
Closing America's High-achievement Gap: A Wise Giver's Guide to Helping Our Most Talented Students Reach Their Full Potential
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This intriguing book makes a powerful case for a sorely needed U.S. educational improvement that has been almost entirely overlooked. In this practical guidebook, savvy school-reform philanthropists will be introduced to scores of programs and institutions that can pull talented students of all ages, races, and income levels up to their full natural capabilities.
Evita
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
A Fish In The Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
What would you say if someone asked you why the world was worth saving? What if you didn’t really care? This is the problem that young Horatio is facing when a visit to his local aquarium goes in an unexpected direction. Inspired by a Chinese legend, “A Fish in the Mirror” is a humorous yet thoughtful exploration of human nature through scenes of everyday banality and of not-so-everyday crisis.
Hope is my Wingman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Split Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
You don’t know Michael, but he’d like you to owe him 10 bucks. Imagine you were told that your life was ending. Would you run off for a last hurrah, or spend every moment with your friends and family. One incredible man decided that the last 16 months of his life would be dedicated to appreciating loved ones, petting strange dogs and trying to raise a million dollars for cancer care.
The Gift of Passionaries: Changing our World
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
If you’ve ever asked yourself, “How can one person really make a difference?” The Gift of Passionaries Changing Our World will answer that question and demonstrate how any one person can change our world.
Serving Those Who Served: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Assisting Veterans and Military Families
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Philanthropy for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families is a comparatively new and fast-growing branch of American charitable giving. Alas, there is little good information available to help donors act wisely. This book fills that gap. Packed with profiles of the most promising people and groups and strategies, plus essential data, this is a timely new tool for donors.
Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Few innovations in education today offer as much potential to transform how students are educated as the rise of so-called blended learning—the artful combination of computerized instruction with small-group teaching that is closer to tutoring than to traditional mass lectures. This highly readable book provides rich, up-to-date practical information for donors aiming to make a difference.
Transparency in Philanthropy: An Analysis of Accountability, Fallacy, and Volunteerism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
Recent calls for more transparency in private philanthropy have increased the need for philanthropic organizations to carefully think about what information they will release to the public and how to do it. To help organizations answer these questions, The Philanthropy Roundtable has published a new book by noted legal scholar John Tyler, general counsel of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Giving Is Not Just For The Very Rich: A How-to Guide for Giving and Philanthropy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Giving Is Not Just For The Very Rich is an inspiring, easy-to-use guide which gives you numerous creative ideas on how to reap the many benefits of giving. It’s all about your feeling connected to worthwhile programs, achieving a sense of purpose, and deriving immeasurable pleasure from helping others. Dr. Susan Aurelia Gitelson offers you the best ways to give wisely and effectively.