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Uniform Champions: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Excellent Assistance for Veterans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This guidebook is built on years of advisory work, scores of first-hand interviews, and careful research and analysis. It includes a statistical appendix offering a range of indicators on the status of veterans, an up-to-the-minute review of services provided by government, and many details for donors anxious to be as helpful as possible to those who have worn our nation’s uniform.
What Comes Next?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short book explains how citizens have repeatedly used voluntary action, private giving, and the processes of civil society to dramatically elevate our society. In eras when our national prospects were considerably bleaker than they are now, Americans found effective ways to solve their problems. It can happen again.
Learning to Be Useful: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Career and Technical Education
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Philanthropists are already connecting educators, nonprofits, and companies, and funneling young people and low-wage adult workers into job training. If expanded, this assistance has the potential to move millions of Americans firmly into the middle class. If you are a donor who wants to bolster America’s workforce, this practical book will show you how.
Catholic School Renaissance: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Strengthening a National Asset
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Over the last generation, Catholic schools have been buffeted by a confluence of winds, but donors are leading the way for a Catholic-school renaissance. This practical guide describes hundreds of opportunities for savvy givers to put a stamp on this field—where there may be more opportunities for life-changing philanthropy than in any other corner of our nation.
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.
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.
Excellent Educators: A Wise Giver's Guide to Cultivating Great Teachers and Principals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is for public-spirited donors who want to foster educational excellence by elevating teachers and principals. It reviews the latest academic research and on-the-ground experience of reformers and offers practical advice on multiple fronts. It is written for philanthropists and allies active in the field who want to make a positive difference.
From Promising to Proven: A Wise Giver's Guide to Expanding on the Success of Charter Schools
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Charter schooling may be the most important social innovation of our age, and it is just beginning to boom. This book provides the facts, examples, cautionaries, inspiration, research, and practical experience that philanthropists will need as charter schooling shifts gears from promising experiment to mainstream movement bringing improved opportunity to millions of students.
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.
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.
How Public is Private Philanthropy? Separating Reality from Myth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Traditionally, there has been a limited relationship between philanthropy and government. In recent years, the “public money” claim has been employed to support proposals from government and some in the philanthropic sector to urge stricter limits on the purposes and governance of foundations. This report provides further legal basis for a continued separation between government and philanthropy.
Protecting Donor Intent: How to Define and Safeguard Your Philanthropic Principles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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The need for this guidebook is clear. Donors have made large gifts to charitable causes only to have the funds eventually spent on purposes they never would have supported. This guidebook offers detailed guidance to philanthropists who want to ensure that the assets they dedicate to charity are disbursed as they intend.


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