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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.
Paper Airplane: Unique Tales From A Mile High
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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In this tumultuous, distinctive memoir, Kersten L. Kelly looks back on the most influential individuals that she encountered while flying through the clouds. She recalls life lessons from perfect strangers about love, family, perseverance of dreams, and humility. The book proves the phrase “you never know what you will learn on an airplane” over and over again.
Connected: 101 Ways to Be of Service and Create Community
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Connected is the start to seeing and being a different kind of human being. One in which we take conscious actions, contribute to humanity on a soul level-without the need for anything in return-to be of service and unite people merely for the sake of bringing people together and doing good. It is about stepping away from a "me-focused" agenda and shifting towards a "we-focused" world.
Winner! Winner!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
It is said that our worst days are measured by our best. What if it was the same day? Winner! Winner! is the story of a man who is diagnosed with cancer and wins the lottery on the same day. What would you do?
Francesca and The Funky Flip Flops
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Francesca and The Funky Flip Flops, centers around the magical adventures of a doe eyed 8 year old African American girl named Francesca Ferrier, who discovers that she has inadvertently purchased a pair of magical flip flops.
Leveraging Your Assets with Loans and Other Program Related Investments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Association of Small Foundations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Small foundations are using PRI loans and other investments to enhance the power of their grantmaking, build capacity, and leverage the impact of their assets. PRIs can be counted toward your foundation’s distribution requirement, and repaid funds are recycled for other PRIs or for grants.