Books tagged: philanthropy

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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.
Creating a Strategy and Plan for Your Foundation's Investing: Developing and Using an IPS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Association of Small Foundations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Learn about the steps in creating an Investment Policy Statement (IPS) — from making key board decisions, to developing your asset allocation policy, to putting together your IPS document.
How to Start a Private Foundation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Association of Small Foundations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Includes: Definitions of various charitable vehicles; How to determine the type of private foundation; How to establish your foundation; Obtaining an Employer Identification Number; Applying to the IRS.
Policymaking Made Clear: Eleven Foundation Policies Your Board Should Consider
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Association of Small Foundations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Policies guide your foundation in its daily operations and steer the board as it works to fulfill the foundation’s mission. This primer walks you through policies that can help you: Operate more efficiently; Align daily operations with your mission; Fulfill your legal and ethical responsibilities; Increase transparency; Orient new board members.
Twenty Ways to Make A Difference: Stories From Small Foundations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Association of Small Foundations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Beyond dollars, small foundations hold unique assets such as deep knowledge of community needs, ability to focus over time, reputation as community institutions, and creativity of board members and staff. Learn about 20 ways ASF members use the full range of foundation assets for the benefit of their mission, goals, or community.
Keeping Good Records: Small Foundations' Guide to Staying Organized
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Association of Small Foundations. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Discover how to organize, archive, and protect your important documents. Includes: The costs of recordkeeping — in money and time; What to keep and for how long; Advice on establishing a records management system and records retention policy; How recordkeeping can help you fulfill your mission and program; Audits; What records you must share with the public.