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Why Are Nonprofit Hospitals So Highly Profitable?Danielle Ofri
The Children of StrangersLarissa MacFarquhar
The BeneficiaryBruce Robbins
SchooledDale Russakoff
Seeing White Podcast SeriesJohn Biewen
Is the Common Good an Ensemble of Conditions?V. B. Lewis
Where (Not) to Begin with the Common GoodMark Hoipkemier
The Search Engine That Plants Trees With Every Search Has Just Planted its 100-Millionth TreeGood News Network
Philanthropy Serves the Status QuoAnnika Neklason
The Social Contract and DiscoursesJean-Jacques Rousseau
Common Good Capitalism and the Dignity of WorkMarco Rubio
Three Precisions: Common GoodMichael Novak
Why the Common Good Disappeared (and How We Get it Back)Robert Reich
Is the New Way to Give a Better Way to Give?Helaine Olen
Now Is a Great time To Give: New Charitable Rules Incentivize Generosity During COVID-19Morgan Simon
The Gospel of Wealth and Other Timely EssaysAndrew Carnegie
What Should Billionaires Give - and What Should You?Peter Singer
Commencement Speech: HarvardBill Gates
A Failure of PhilanthropyRob Reich
Due Diligence Done Well: A Guide For GrantmakersLa Piana Consulting
Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of PhilanthropyPeter Frumkin
The Insider's Guide to Grantmaking: How Foundations Find, Fund, and Manage Effective ProgramsJoel J. Orosz
I Was Just Trying To HelpDave Kestenbaum, Jacob Goldstein
Money Well SpentPaul Brest, Hal Harvey
The Essence of Strategic Giving: A Practical Guide for Donors and FundraisersPeter Frumkin
The Why and How of Effective AltruismPeter Singer
Four Traditions of PhilanthropyElizabeth Lynn and Susan Wisely
How to Research a Nonprofit -Light-Touch ApproachBridgespan Group
What are Foundations For?Rob Reich
What Makes People Give?David Leonhardt
American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites UsRobert Putnam, David Campbell
Anything Goes: Approval of Nonprofit Status by the IRSReich, Sutton, Dorn
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American CommunityRobert D. Putnam
Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the CommonsBruce R. Sievers
Good Charity, Bad CharityPeter Singer
Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to GreatJim Collins
Guide to Interviewing a Nonprofit's CEO
Highlights of IRS Form 990GuideStar
Logic Model Development GuideW. K. Kellogg Foundation
Mapping Change: Using a Theory of Change to Guide Planning and EvaluationAnne Mackinnon, Natasha Amott, Craig McGarvey
Nonprofit Due Diligence: Donor Decision Tool
Quick Guide to Conducting a Nonprofit Site VisitThe Bridgespan Group
Reinventing Philanthropy: A Framework for More Effective GivingEric Friedman
Shifting Philanthrophy from Charity to Justice Dorian O. Burton, Brian C.B. Barnes
The Ethics of Giving: Philosophers' Perspectives on PhilanthropyPaul Woodruff
The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded AgeDavid Callahan
The Way We Think About Charity is Dead WrongDan Pallotta
Toward a New Gospel of WealthDarren Walker
Understanding PhilanthropyRobert L. Payton and Michael P. Moody
We Make a Life by What We GiveRichard B. Gunderman
A Decade of Outcome-Oriented PhilanthropyPaul Brest
A Theory of JusticeJohn Rawls
Audacious PhilanthropyDitkoff and Grindle
Bob Jones University vs. United States, 461 U.S. 574Case Study
Boy Scouts of America et al. v. Dale, 530 U.S. 640Case Study
Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change
Collective ImpactJohn Kania & Mark Kramer
Decision Matrix AnalysisMindTools
Donor Decision ToolThe Bridgespan Group Group/GiveSmart
Doors and Mirrors: Reflections on the Art of PhilanthropyAnna Faith Jones
Drowning in DataAlana Conner Snibbe
Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact NonprofitsLeslie Crutchfield, Heather Grant
Gates Foundation failures show philanthropists shouldn't be setting America's public school agenda
Getting the most out of evaluation K. Fitzsimmons
Give Smart: Philanthropy that Gets ResultsThomas J. Tierney, Joel L. Fleishman
Giving Well, Doing GoodAmy A. Kass
Gospels of Giving for the new gilded age. Shaking the Foundations.Elizabeth Kolbert
Guide to Interviewing a Nonprofit Board Member
Inspired PhilanthropyTracy Gary
Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do BetterRob Reich
Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes in an Era of ScarcityMario Morino
My PhilanthropyGeorge Soros
On Peter Buffet's Op-EdPhil Buchanan
Pennies from HeavenLewis Lapham
Philanthropy Hall of Fame BiosVarious
Philanthropy in America: A HistoryOlivier Zunz
Silicon Valley's New PhilanthropyAlessandra Stanley
The Charitable-Industrial ComplexPeter Buffett
The Foundation: A Great American Secret and How Private Wealth is Changing the WorldJoel Fleishman
The Life You Can SavePeter Singer
The Nonprofit Sector: A Research HandbookWalter W. Powell, Richard Steinberg
The Shortcomings of Billionaire PhilanthropyDaniel Amsterdam
Theory of ChangeDIY ToolKit
Toward a Political Theory of PhilanthropyRob Reich
Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those they Help, and How to Reverse itRobert Lupton
Was Carnegie right about philanthropy?Russ Juskalian
What is a Grant?Craig Dykstra
What is Philanthropy?Salvatore Alaimo
What Money Can BuyMichael Specter
Winners Take AllAnand Giridharadas
You are the Future of PhilanthropyKatherine Fulton
"Philanthropy and the Role of Social Justice"Rick Cohen
17 More Families Join Giving Pledge and Commit Majority of Wealth to Philanthropy
2017 Community Needs Evaluation
2017 Public Policy Agenda
2018 Giving USA ReportGiving USA
2019 Annual Report on Private Foundations
2019 Giving USA ReportGiving USA
A Better Site VisitHoward Husock
A Change is Gonna ComeSam Cooke
A Citical Reflection on Social Impact BondsMichael J. Roy, Neil McHugh, & Stephen Sinclair
A citywide culture of giving could bring an extra billion dollars to PhillyValerie Johnson
A discussion with Anand Giridharadas and Edgar VillanuevaAnand Giridharadas & Edgar Villanueva
A Gender Lens for Giving: Women in Philanthropy Urged to Invest More in Women and GirlsTom Watson
A History of Modern PhilanthropyNational Philanthropic Trust
A Model of Christian Charity by John Winthropy, 1630John Beardsley
A More Progressive Approach: Recognizing the Role of Implicit Bias in Institutional RacismDeAngelo Bester
A New 'Benevolent Empire' to Cure Social MaladiesKarl Zinsmeister
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating OpportunityNicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn
A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem SolvingEugene Bardach
A Primer on Nonprofit OrganzationsGita Gulati-Partee
Across the Returns ContinuumM Bannick, P Goldman, M Kubzansky and Y Saltuk
Advancing Evaluation Practices in PhilanthropyWales, Ubinas, Bannick, Hallstein, Rodin, MacPherson, Brest, Canales, Rafter
Aiding the world's poorPeter Singer
Altruism in Philosophical and Ethical Traditions: Two ViewsWill Kymlicka
Antidote to Nonprofit Scandals: the Sarbanes-Oxley ActMichael Peregrine
Asia's 2017 Heroes of PhilanthropyJohn Koppisch
Attacks and Vitriol Will Not Deter Me From Supporting Fixes to Public PolicyJohn Arnold
Attacks on Philanthropists Are Missing the PointSusan Fitzpatrick
Back in China, Basketball Legend Yao Ming Pursues PhilanthropyRon Gluckman
Barking to the ChoirGregory Boyle
Beware Rich People Who Say They Want to Change the WorldAnand Giridharadas
Bible
Big Fund Hits A Nerve in VermontStephen Greene
Bill Gates and others launch $30m 'venture philanthropy' acceleratorConor Hale
Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Brining Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common GoodChuck Collins
Building a Culture of Philanthropy in Your OrganizationSimone Joyaux
Building a Foundation for the 21st CenturyMiller
Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity's Most Pressing NeedsMuhammad Yunus
Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social ValueEmily Barman
Charitable Giving - A Structured ApproachClaire Costello, David Ratcliffe, and Ramsay Slugg
Charitable Giving - How Much, By Whom, To What, and How?John Havens, Mary O'Herlihy, Paul Schervish
Charities and Governance: A Case for a Common Measure for Public AccoutnabilityChester A. Robinson, Gloria Billingsley
Charity Begins At Home: Generosity And Self-interest Among The Philanthropic EliteTeresa Odendahl
Charity Fires Director Suing Board Over $750k EmbezzlementSean Norris
Community Grantmaking Intermediaries: Maintaining Relevancy in the Face of CompetitionHeidi L. McPheeters
Community psychology: Values, research, action.Holt, Rinehart, Winston
Community Works: The Revival of Civil Society in AmericaE.J. Dionne, Jr.
Community-Based Decision Making
Connected to Give: Faith Communities--Key Findings from the National Study of American Religion GivingMelanie A. McKitrick, J.Shawn Landres, Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, and Amir D. Hayat
Contributory or Disruptive: Do new Forms of Philanthropy Erode Democracy?Aaron Horvath & Walter W. Powell
Cooking Stoves, Indoor Air Pollution, and Respiratory Health in IndiaEsther Duflo, Michael Greenstone, and Rema Hanna
Coporate philanthropic practicesWilliam Brown, Eric Helland, Janet Smith
Council on Foundation's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement
Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best
Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human ProgressLawrence E. Harrison, Samuel P. Huntington
Davidson County Community Health Needs Assessment 2016
Dear Mr. PresidentFitz and the Tantrums
Deciding Together Shifting Power and Resources Through Participatory GrantmakingCynthia Gibson & Jen Bokoff
Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore BalanceEdgar Villanueva
Deep in the Heart of Texas: Private Donors Build a Medical Complex the Size of a Small CityJoel Kotkin
Defining Success
Democracy in AmericaAlexis de Tocqueville
Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach. (5th edition)P.M. Kettner, R.M. Moroney, and L.L. Martin
Developing a Decision MatrixCynthia M. Adams
Development as FreedomAmaryta Sen
Dialogue - Parts I and IIChicago
Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civil LifeTheda Skocpol
Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums: Black RenaissancePatricia A. Banks
Diversity in Giving: The Changing Landscape of American PhilanthropyMark Rovner
Do More Than Give: The six practices of donors who change the worldKania, Crutchfield, and Kramer
Do Nothing About Me Without Me: An Action Guide for Engaging StakeholdersJ Courtney Bourns
Do You Know What Links Indian Billionaires Giving Away Their Wealth and Bengaluru?Sanchari Pal
Does Government Funding Suppress Nonprofits' Political Activity?Mark Chaves, Laura Stephens, and Joseph Galaskiewicz
Doing Good? The Politics and Antipolitics of NGO PracticesWillima Fisher
Donor-Adivsed Funds Reshape the Philanthropy LandscapeAlex Daniels & Drew Lindsay
Donors Say They Would Give More If They Saw More ResultsRaymund Flandez
Down with the old canoe: A cultural history of the Titanic disasterSteven Biel
Drowning in Paperwrk, Distracted From PurposeJ Bearman
E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first CenturyRobert D. Putnam
Economic Theories of the Nonprofit SectorRichard Steinberg
Effects of the Price of Charitable Giving: Evidence from an Online Crowdfunding PlatformJonathan Meer
Embedded philanthropy and the pursuit of civic engagementKarlstrom, M., P., Chaskin, R., and Richman, H.
Escaping Philanthropy's House of Mirrors: Foundations and EngagementWilliam Schambra
Ethical Issues of Social Marketing and PersuasionMinette E. Drumwright, Patrick E. Murphy
Ethics of PhilanthropyPaul Woodruff
Ethnicity, class, and trusteeship at African American and mainstream museums
Evaluating Grants
Evaluation: A Systematic ApproachPeter Rossi, Mark Lipsey and Howard Freeman
Ever sent clothing or toys in response to a disaster? Here's what probably happened to itDale Herzog
Excerpts from Charity and Philanthropy for DummiesKarl T. Muth, Michael T.S. Lindenmayer, John Kluge
Executive Compensation, Organizational Performance and Governance Quality in the Absence of OwnersAshley Newton
Experimentalism and Development Evaluation: Will the Bubble Burst?R. Picciotto
Exploring the Assosciation between Board and Organizational Performance in Nonprofit OrganizationsWilliam A. Brown
Female Participation in Association Governance and Political Representation: Women as Executive Directors, Board Members, Lobbyists, and PAC Directors Ronald G. Shaiko
Female Participation in Public Interest Nonprofit Governance: Yet Another Glass CeilingRonald G. Shaiko
First as Tragedy Then as FarceSlavoj Zizek
Forty US Families Take Giving Pledge
Fostering a Culture of Diverse PhilanthropyAnna Pikovsky Auerbach
Foundation Grants and the Grantor/Grantee RelationshipSara L. Engelhardt
FoundationsKenneth Prewitt
Foundations and the Environmental MovementMichael Barker
Four Dating Tips to Sustain Group Grantmaker-Grantee RelationshipsKierra Johnson
From Charity to Justice: The Potential of University-Community Collaboration for Social ChangeSam Marullo and Bob Edwards
Gated Development - is the Gates Foundation always a force for good?Mark Curtis
Gates Foundation Case StudyCase Study
Gates Foundation Failure Shows Philanthropists Shouldn't be Setting America's Public School AgendaThe Times Editorial Board
Generation impact: How next gen donors are revolutionizing givingGoldseker, S., & Moody
Getting the Social Organism Thinking: Strategy for Systems ChangeBrian Christens, Carrie Hanlin, Paul Speer
Gilded Giving 2018: Top-heavy philanthropy and its risks to the independent sectorHelen Flannery, Josh Hoxie, Chuck Collins
Give Directly? Not So FastKevin Starr and Laura Hattendorf
Giving By and For Women: Understanding High-Net Worth Donors Support for Women and GirlsLilly Family School of Philanthropy
Giving Circles: Growing Grassroots PhilanthropyAngela M. Eikenberry
Giving Well: The Ethics of PhilanthropyVarious
Global Philanthropy and InequalityDavid Maurrasse
Global Philanthropy Report: Perspective on the Global Foundation Sectorpaula Johnson
God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get ItJim Wallis
Good Grantmaking Practices
Grant Evaluation Checklist
Grant ManagementTimothy Tiernan
Grantmaking with a racial equity lensGrantmakers for Effective Organizations
Growth Spurt: The Ralph C. Wilson, JR. Foundation has $1.3 Billion to give away in two decades. Expect the pace to pick up fast.Ben Gose
Handbook of Social InterventionEdward Seidman
Harvard Law School Negotiation Labs Harvard Classes
Has 'Philanthrocapitalism' Met Its Promise?Michael Edwards
Has Venture Philanthropy Passed Its PeakJoanna Jacobson
HBS Case on Acumen FundShawn A. Cole and Tony L He
HBS Case on SamasourceFrancesca Gino and Bradely R. Staats
Here for Good: Community Foundations and the Challenges of the 21st CenturyTerry Mazany & David C. Perry
Houston Gives: A City That Gets It DoneJohn C. McKeon and Nancy C. Barnes
Houston's Heroes: Bayou City's Top Philanthropists, Charitable OrganizationsAndrea Waguespack
Houston's Wealth Drives A Culture of PhilanthropyScott Beyer
How Do We Rate Charities?
How Millennials are Reshaping Charity and Online GivingElise Hu
How Milllennials Are Changing Philanthropy Justin Wheeler
How the white-savior industrial complex failed Liberia's girlsAbigail Higgins
How to Implement a Funder Supported Advocacy EffortDeena Margolis & Leah Ersoylu
How to Write a Mission StatementJanel M. Radtke
How Zuckerberg's Altruism Helps HimselfEisinger
Ideological Billionaires Sway Universities' Agendas with Big BucksKelly Riddell
If Pigs Had Wings: The Appeals and Limits of Venture PhilanthropySievers
Impact Investing
Including Disabled People in Poverty Reduction Work: Nothing About Us, Without UsRebecca Yeo, Karen Moore
Inner City Blues (Make Me Want to Holler)Marvin Gaye
Integrity, Identity, and Choosing a CharityBrandon Boesch
Investing for Impact with Program-Related InvestmentsPaul Brest
IRS Form 990
Is Grantmaking Getting Smarter
Is Philanthropy Bad for Democracy?G. LaMarche
Is there such a thing as a ‘career in philanthropy’? AbsolutelyJohn Harvey
Jim Simons, the Numbers KingDT Max
Just Give Money to the Poor: The Development Revolution from the Global SouthJoseph Hanlon, Armando Barrientos, and David Hulme
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and RedemptionBryan Stevenson
Leaders: Strategies for Taking ChangeWarren Bennis, Burt Nanus
LeadershipJames MacGregor Burns
Leadership Preferences of a Generation Y CohortLinda Dulin
Leadership Styles and Leadership Change in Human and Community Service OrganizationsHillelt Schmid
Leadership Succession and the Emergence of an Organizational Identity ThreatDeborah B. Balser, JoAnn Carmin
Leading ChangeJohn P. Kotter
Lessons Learned from Our Small Grant ProgramVy Nguyen
Let them eat cake: Indigenous knowledge, science and the poorest of the poorPaul Sillitoe
Let's Be Realistic About Measuring ImpactAlnoor Ebrahim
Leveraging Limited Dollars: How Grantmakers Achieve Tangible Results by Funding Policy and Community EngagementLisa Ranghelli
ListenAmos Lee
Local Forces for GoodLeslie Crutchfield, Heather Grant
Major BarbaraGeorge Bernard Shaw
Major Donors, Major Motives: The People and Purposes Behind Major GiftsPaul G. Schervish
Making New Orleans a Just and Resilient City
Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's EndNina Eliasoph
Mark Zuckerberg's Philanthropy Uses LLC for More ControlNatasha Singer and Mike Isaac
Measurement as Learning: What Nonprofit CEOs, Board Members and Philanthropists Need to Know to Keep ImprovingJeri Eckhart-Queenan, Matt Forti
Measuring the Value fo Corporate PhilanthropyTerence Lim
Meet the Megadonor Behind the LGBTQ Rights MovementAndy Kroll
Meet the Top 20 Philanthropists of ColorAde Adeniji
Metro Arts Commission Davidsom County Full Arts and Economic Prosperity Report
Mexico's Carlos Slim Joins Ranks of World's Biggest PhilanthropistsKerry. A. Dolan
Missouri Common Grant Application 2.0
My Little Hundred Million Malcom Gladwell
Neural Responses to Taxation and Voluntary Giving Reveal Motives for Charitable DonationsWilliam Harbaugh, Ulrich Mayr, Daniel Burghart
Neurobiology of Social BehaviorMichael Numan
Nicomachean EthicsAristotle
Nonprofit Boards and Leadership: Cases in Governance, Change, and Board-Staff DynamicsMiriam M. Wood
Nonprofit Boards: Size, Performance, and Managerial IncentivesRajesh K. Aggarwal, Mark E. Evans and Dhananjay Nanda
Nonprofit Executive Attacked with Drain Cleaner in Embezzlement Cover-Up, Officials SayRick Rojas
Nonprofit Fundraising with Virtual RealitySeung-Chul Yoo and Minnette E. Drumwright
Nonprofit Trust History of GivingTimelineNational Philanthropic Trust
Now the Richest Black American, He's Also One of America's Biggest PhilanthropistsAde Adeniji
Of Mice, Men, and Trolleys: Hypothetical Judgement Versus Real-Life Behavior in Trolley-Style Moral DilemmasDries H. Bostyn, Sybren Sevenhant, Arne Roets
OkayLowell Jaeger
On Humanitarianism: Is Helping Others Charity, or Duty, or Both?Michael Walzer
On LeadershipJohn W. Gardner
On Peter Singer, Effective Altruism and Our Obligations to the NeedyLarry Temkin
Only You Can Fix Philly's Philanthropy CrisisMalcom Burnley
Our Vision for Smarter Grantmaking
Participatory Grantmaking: Has Its Time Come?Cynthia Gibson
Passing the PlateChristian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell
Passion needed for data driven analysis in PhilanthropyBuchanan
Patchwork Oversight Allows Dubious Charities to OperateBarry Meier and Rebecca R. Ruiz
Penetrating the Mystique of Philanthropy: Relations between Fund Raisers and Grant MakersPablo Eisenberg
Philanhropy's Original SinWilliam Schambra
Philanthrocapitalism RisingMatthew Bishop and Michael Green
Philanthrocapitalism RisingMatthew Bishop, Michael Green
Philanthropy and America's 'Social Capital' DivideMartin Morse Wooster
Philanthropy and Democratic IdealsRyan Pevnick
Philanthropy and the Digital Civil Economy: Blueprint 2019Lucy Bernholz
Philanthropy by the Rest of Us, Christmas Seals and Mass PhilanthropyOlivier Zunz
Philanthropy in Higher EducationVida Avery
Philanthropy in the New Age of Government AusterityDaniel Stid, Alison Powell, Susan Wolf Ditkoff
Philanthropy in the Service of DemocracyReich
Philanthropy in the World's TraditionsWarren F. Ilchman, Stanley Katz, and Edward L. Queen II
Philanthropy: Its Many Faces of PowerSimone P. Joyaux
Philanthropy: Voluntary Action for the Public GoodRobert L. Payton
Philanthropy's New Agenda: Creating ValueMichael Porter, Mark Kramer
Philanthropy's New Passing Gear: Mission-Related Investing, Steven Godeke, Doug Bauer
Philosophy of Giving: Alternatives to SingerPaul Woodruff
Plutocrats at work: How Big Philanthropy Undermines DemocracyJoanne Barkan
Policy PatronsMegan Tompkins-Stange
Polio win is result of historic allianceFrank Kane
Political Associations in the United States Alexis de Tocqueville
Political Theories of Nonprofit OrganizationsJames Douglas
Pondering Public/Nonprofit Collaboratoins: What a Form 990 Says about a NonprofitKaren Leland-Dolce, Bill Chiat
Poverty is No PondLeif Wenar
Poverty is no pond: Challenges for the affluentPeter Singer
Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century US HistoryAlice O'Connor
Presidents' Declaration on the Civic Responsibility of Higher Education
Private Foundations
Progressive Inequality: Rich and Poor in New York, 1890-1920David Huyssen
Public Recognition and Fundraising in the United StatesDean Karlan, Margaret McConnell
Putting Grantees In the Center of Your MapPaul Beaudet
Race, Gender and Leadership in Nonprofit OrganizationsNoah Drezner, Edward Epstein, Tyrone Freeman, Vida Avery & Marybeth Gasman
Rambam's Ladder: A Meditation on Generosity and Why it is Necessary to GiveJulie Salamon
Real World Challenges to Randomization and Their SolutionsKenya Heard, Elisabeth O'Toole, Rohit Naimpally, and Lindsey Bressler
Relentless: Investing in Leaders Who Stop at Nothing in Pursuit of Greater Social Impact Mario Morino
Repugnant to the Whole Idea of Democracy? On the Role of Foundations in Democratic SocietiesRob Reich
Rethinking the Social Responsibility of BusinessMilton Friedman, John Mackey , & T.J. Rodgers
Return of Private Foundation: Form 990
Same-Sex Marriage, LGBT Organizations, and the Lack of Spirited Political EngagementRonald G. Shaiko
Scaling Social Impact Through Branding CausesMinette E. Drumwright, Mercedes Duchicela
Scope and Dimensions of the Nonprofit SectorElizabeth Boris, Eugene Steurle
Separate and Unequal- Chuck Collins On How Wealth Divides UsMegan Wildhood
Servant LeadershipRobert K. Greenleaf
Service, Citizenship, and the New GenerationE.J. Dionne, Jr.
Seven Themes of Catholic Social TeachingUSCCB
Sex Cells: The medical market for eggs and spermRene Almeling
Six Rules of Thumb for Determining Sample Size and Statistical PowerAbdul Latif Jameel
Skoll FoundationLaura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Victoria Chang
Smarter Site VisitsSamantha Alarie-Leca
So, You Want a Job in Philanthropy?
Social Capital: Measurement and ConsequencesRobert M. Putman
Social Impact Bonds: The Phantom of the Nonprofit SectorRick Cohen
Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture CapitalSir Ronald Cohen & William A. Sahlman
Social Service or Social Change?Paul Kivel
Socialism and the Gift RelationshipMichael Walzer
Socialization to Civil Society: A Life History Study of Community LeadersPeter Robert Sawyer
Sociology - "More than a 'little act of kindness'? Towards a typology of volunteering as unpaid workMihaela Kelemen, Anita Mangan, Susan Moffat
Steve Jobs Found Much to Dislike about PhilanthropyCaroline Preston
Stories of Giving
Strategic Philanthropy: A Primer on Roles and StrategiesThe Philanthropic Initiative, Inc.
Strategic Philanthropy: The good, the bad, the uglyROB MEIKSINS
Systems Thinking for Social Change: A practical guide to solving complex problems, avoiding unintended consequences and achieving lasting resultsDavid Stroh
Tackling Today's Poverty with Yesterday's PhilanthropyScott W. Allard
Take smarter steps in your grantmaking with The Smarter Grantmaking Playbook
Tale of Three CitiesBruce Sievers
Talk given by Harvard administrator William Bentick-SmithWillam Bentick-Smith
Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789George Washington
The 10 Toughest Questions We GetBill Gates, Melinda Gates
The Almanac of American PhilanthropyKarl Zinsmeister
The Art of GivingCharles Bronfman, Jeffrey Solomon
The Benefits and Costs of Donor-Advised FundsJames Andreoni
The Benefits of Multiyear Grantmaking: A Funder's PerspectiveSandy Edwards
The Best Fields of PhilanthropyAndrew Carnegie
The Best Investment I Ever MadeBill Gates
The Bumpy Road of Nonprofit Creation: An Examination of Start-Up Problems Encountered by Nonprofit EntrepreneursFredrik O. Andersson
The Business of Good: Social Entrepreneurship and the New BottomJason Haber
The Case for Letting Business Solve Social ProblemsMichael Porter
The Cent of TobaccoBill Brubaker
The Communitarian Reader: Beyond the EssentialsAmitai Etzioni
The Competitive Advantage of Corporate PhilanthropyMichael E. Porter & mark R. Kramer
The Constitution of Citizens: Political Theories of Nonprofit OrganizationsElisabeth Clemens
The Creation of the Peabody Education FundFranklin Parker
The Dartmouth College Case and the Legal Design of Civil SocietyMark McGarvie
The Economics of Donations and Enlightened Self-InterestAndrea Buraschi and Francesca Cornelli
The Education of Blacks in the SouthJames Anderson
The Effect of Nonprofit Governance on Donations: Evidence from the Revised Form 990Erica Harris, Christine M. Petrovits, and Michelle H. Yetman
The Expanding Role of Philanthropy in Educational PoliticsSarah Reckhow and Jeffrey W. Snyder
The Feel-Good School of PhilanthropyJamil Zaki
The Founding Fathers Weren't Concerned with InequalityAlana Semuels
The Free Provider Problem: Private Provision of Public ResponsibilitiesEric Beerbohm
The Future of PhilanthropyVarious Contributors
The Gates Foundation's Delusional Techno-MessianismDavid Rieff
The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies Marcel Mauss
The Giving Pledge ABC News
The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason Monika Krause
The Grantmaker's Role in Theory of ChangeJohanna Morariu
The growth of climate change misinformation in US philanthropy: evidence from natural language processingJustin Farrell
The History of Global Charitable Giving: Why We Need to RememberKrystin Gollihue
The Importance of Criticizing PhilanthropyB. Soskis
The Influence of Religion on PhilanthropyIda Berger
The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public LeadershipJames L. Perry
The Leadership ChallengeJames M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
The Legal Framework for Nonprofit OrganizationsEvelyn Brody
The Local Communities Pioneering a New Path for Philanthropy Jennifer Oldham
The Many Faces of Nonprofit AccountabilityAlnoor Ebrahim
The Market for Charitable GivingJohn A. List
The moral power of money: Morality and economy in the life of the poorAriel Wilkis
The Mystery of Steve Jobs's Public GivingAndrew Ross Sorkin
The Nature of the Nonprofit SectorJ. Steven Ott, Lisa A. Dicke
The New American Bible: Matthew 25:34-40 & Luke 21:1-4USCCB
The Nonprofit Leadership Deficit: A Case for More Optimism Janet L. Johnson
The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We LoseChristian Smith and Hillary Davidson
The Payof Podcast: Giving Back: Deciding to Donate and Choosing the Right CharityChris Duffy and Antonia Cereijido
The Performance Imperative: A Framework for Social Sector ExcellenceBeth Kanter
The Performance MindsetBeryl Radin
The Philanthropic Initiative: The Place for Passion in Philanthropy
The Philanthropy Bug Bites MillennialsMaggie Galehouse
The Power of Theories of ChangePaul Brest
The PrinceNiccolo Machiavelli
The Problem with Modern PhilanthropyAlana Semuels
The Problem with PhilanthropyCassandra Ritas
The Research Methods Knowledge Base William M. Trochim
The revolution will not be funded: Beyond the non-profit industrial complexIncite! Women of Color Against Violence
The Revolution Will Not Be TelevisedGil Scott-Heron
The Rise of Social Capital Market IntermediariesBill Meehan, Kim Jonker
The Robertson v. Princeton Case: Too Important to be Left to the LawyersNeal B. Freeman
The Robin Hood Rules for Smart GivingMichael Weinstein and Ralph Bradburd
The Science of What Makes People CareAnn Christiano, Annie Neimand
The Shifting Politics of Foreign AidNgaire Woods
The Social Meaning of Money: Pin Money, Paychecks, Poor Relief, and Other CurrenciesViviana A. Zelizer
The Spirituality of FundraisingHenri Nouwen
The Story of A-Town and B-VilleS.I. Hayakawa
The Tendrils of CommunityCharles Murray
The Theory of Moral Sentiments (Part VI)Adam Smith
The Trader Who Donates Half His PayNicholas Kristof
The Truth About Site Visits
The Understanding and Practice of Servant-LeadershipLarry C.Spears
The View from the Heights of Arnstein's Ladder: Resident Engagement by Community FoundationsBarry Knight and Albert Ruesga
The White-Savior Industrial ComplexTeju Cole
The World's Most Generous Countries ReportGallup
Theory of Change Basics: A Primer on Theory of ChangeD. Taplin and H. Clark
There's No Such Thing as Bad CharityThomas Kelley
They Are All Organizations: The Cultural Roots of Blurring Between the Nonprofit, Business, and Government SectorsPatricial Bromley and John W. Meyer
Thoughts about development: Which are mere fads? Which are here to stay?Paul Streeten
Three Houstonians Top Philanthropy 50 List of Most Generous DonorsMark Yost
Time to Democratize the Banking SystemDan Schulman
To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation Paul Farmer
Top 10 Best Practices of Savvy Donors
Top Indicators of Nonprofit Financial HealthPeter Kramer
Toward a Theory of Spiritual LeadershipLouis W. Fry
Trust or control? Private development cooperation at the crossroads Willem Elbers, Luuk Knippenberg, Lau Schulpen
United Way Searches for Its Place in a World of One-Click GivingRon Lieber
Using Competitions & RFPs Reqeusts for Proposals Ellen Arrick
Using Data for Action and for ImpactJim Fruchterman
Vice and Virtue in Everyday life: Introductory Readings in EthicsChristina Hoff Sommers
Virtuous Capital: What Foundations Can Learn from Venture CapitalistsChristine Letts, William Ryan, Allen Grossman
Vision and Voice: The role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Voices and Echoes for the Environment: Public Interest Representation in the 1990s and BeyondRonald G. Shaiko
VolunteersJefferson Airplane
Wake Up EverybodyHarold Melvin and the Bluenotes
We Come to Life with Those We Serve: Fulfillment through PhilanthropyRichard B. Gunderman
Wealthiest Rate High on Giving MeasureBen Gose
What are My Values and Beliefs?Thomas J. Tierney & Joel L. Fleishman
What if philanthropy isn't the best way for rich people to help others?Soskis
What Impact? A Framework for Measuring the Scale and Scope of Social Performance Alnoor Ebrahim, V. Kasturi Rangan
What is a Social Impact Bond?
What is Social Sector Ethics?Joan Harrington
What Money Can BuyMacfarquhar
What You Need to Know: Comparing Grantmaking Strategies
What's God Got to Do with the American Experiment?E.J . Donne, Jr. and John J. DiIulio, Jr.
Where Stand Depends on Where You Sit: Participation and Reactions to ChangeNancy Winemiller Basinger and Jessica Romine Peterson
White Money vs. White Privilege: Philanthropy and Civil Rights from Selma to FergusonDavid Callahan
Who Else Is In the Koch Brothers Billionaire Donor Club?Eli Clifton
Whose Voices? Whose Choices? Reflections on Gender and Participatory DevelopmentAndrea Cornwall
Why Business Can Be Good at Solving ProblemsMichael Porter
Why Business Won’t Save the WorldMichael Edwards
Why Companies are becoming B corporationsSuntae Kim, Matthew J. Karlesky, Christopher G. Myers & Todd Schifeling
Why Don't You Donate for Syrian Refugees?Charles Duhigg
Why Fund-Raising is FunArthur Brooks
Why Give Away Your Wealth? An Analysis of the Billionaires' ViewJana Sadeh, Micro Tonin, Michael Vlassopoulos
Why Give? Religious Roots of CharityJon D. Levenson
Why Giving MattersArthur C. Brooks
Why the Zuckerberg LLC is Good for Impact InvestingAnn Field
Why You Should be Careful About Donating Through CrowdfundingConsumer Reports
Winners take all: The elite charade of changing the world.Anand Giridharadas
Women and philanthropy boldly shaping a better worldShaw-Hardy, S., Taylor, M., & Beaudoin-Schwartz, B
Working Hard and Working WellDavid Hunter
Writing Ethnographic FieldnotesRobert Emerson, Rachel Fretz, Linda Shaw
Your Money: As the Year Draws to a Close, Deciding How to Slice Your Charitable PieRon Lieber
You're More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen's Guide To Making Change HappenEric Liu
Youth Voting
Zuckerberg Defends Structure of his Philanthropic GiftVindu Goel
"Foundation Work May Be Hazardous to Your Mental Health"Roy W. Menninger
"The Eleventh"Henri Barbusse
"The Urgency of Memory"Bruce Cole
"What Ever Happened to Chris Olsen?"Carol Sue Franks
(Not) Talking About Money: The Social Sources and Personal Consequences of SubjectificationRobert Wuthnow
Not Rockefeller: 33 High Net Worth Philanthropists Discuss Their Approach to GivingKathleen Noonan, Katherina Rosqueta
10 Years After KatrinaCampbell Robertson and Richard Fausset
12 Ways to Build an Effective TeamElizabeth Bakken
2009 Congressional Research Service Report for Congress: An Overview of the Nonprofit and Charitable SectorJane G. Gravelle, Molly F. Sherlock
2014 Executive Summary - Community Needs Evaluation
2014 Nonprofit Trends to WatchNational Council of Nonprofits
2015 Community Needs Evaluation
2015 Nonprofit Trends to Watch
3 Stories of Local Eco-entrepreneurshipMajora Carter
A Brief History of Charitable Giving
A Hand Up, Not a Handout: Why Not Microloans for Katrina VictimsMuhammad Yunus
A Historical Overview of Philanthropy, Voluntary Associations, and Nonprofit Organizations in the United StatesPeter Dobkin Hall
A Life Lesson from a Volunteer FirefighterMark Bezos
A Literature Review of Empirical Studies of PhilanthropyR. Bekkers, P Weipeking
A Man Called Ove: A NovelFredrik Backman
A Place at the Table
A Shake-up as the Financial World Enters PhilanthropyJ. Eisinger
A Step by Step Exercise for Creating a Mission Statement
A Third Way to Think About AidJacqueline Novogratz
A Voice for NonprofitsJeffrey Berry
Against DeliberationLynn Sanders
Aid for Africa? No Thanks.Andrew Mwenda
All Enterprise is Social: Measuring the Impact of Endeavors Across the Profit BoundaryBuzz Schmidt
Alternative Spaces of 'Work' and Inclusion for Disabled PeopleE. Hall and R. Wilton
American Foundations: An Investigative HistoryMark Dowie
American Generosity: Who Gives and WhyPatricia Snell Herzog and Heather E. Price
America's Nonprofit Sector: A PrimerLester Salamon
Annual Report of the Gates FoundationBill Gates
Ashoka WebsiteAshoka
Ask Questions, First to Listen, but Then to ActSean Thomas-Breitfield
Authentic FlourishingRichard Gunderman
Autism Speaks-But Should Everyone Listen?Emily Shire
Bargain for Billionaires: Why Philanthropy is More about P.R. Than ProgressSean McElwee
Big City: Bulk of Charitable Giving Not Earmarked for the PoorGina Bellafante
Bigger Staff and Bolder Goals Turn Around a Quiet Hunger-Fighting CharityBlum
Bloomingdale's 'Icons With Impact' Campaign Symbolizes Worrisome Shift in PhilanthropyAmy Schiller
Book of Ruth (Hebrew Bible)
Bring Unicorns Back to Our World: The Problem With OutcomesVu Le
Britons Favour State Responsibilities Over Individualism, Finds SurveyTom Clark
Buchanan: Pallotta's TEDTalk "Rooted in Fallacy and Distortion"Jennifer Amanda Jones
Building Solidarity Through Generalized Exchange: A Theory of ReciprocityLinda Molm, Jessica Collett, David R. Shaefer
Burt and Mary Meyer Foundation and the Southern Partners FundLaura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Victoria Chang
Can Philanthropists Engineer Effective School ReformsSarah Reckhow
Can Philanthropy Fix Our Schools? Appraising Walter Annenberg's $500 Million Gift to Public EducationRaymond Domanico, Carol Innerst, Alexander Russo, Chester E. Finn, Jr. and marci Kanstaroom
Caring and Doing for Others: Social Responsibility in the Domains of Family, Work, and CommunityAlice S. Rossi
Celebrity Humanitarianism, Transnational Emotion, and the Rise of Neoliberal CitizenshipKatharyne Mitchell
CEO Interview The Bridgespan Group
Challenging the Performance Movement: Accountability, Complexity, and Democratic ValuesBeryl Radin
Changing philanthropy to challenge inequalityRose Longhurst
Changing the Face of Giving: An Assessment of Youth PhilanthropyMatt Rosen, Maureen Sedonaen
Channeling Change: Making Collective Impact WorkFay Hanleybrown, John Kania, Mark Kramer
Charity, Philanthropy and Civility in American HistoryLawrence J. Friedman and Mark D. McGarvie
Charity's Role in America, and Its LimitsEduardo Porter
Charlie Rose Show on the Giving Pledge with Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffet
City of Ideas: Reinventing Boston's Innovation Economy
Civil SocietyMichael Edwards
Civil Society and the Collapse of the Weimar RepublicSheri Berman
Civil Society: The Critical History of an IdeaJohn Ehrenberg
Classificatory Struggles in the Nonprofit Sector: The Formation of the National Taxonomy of Exempt EntitiesEmily Barman
Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of PlentyMark Winne
Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard ProblemsJ. Richard Hackman
Colleges, Churches, and Non-profits are doing the Wealthy's Dirty WorkRobert Reich
Compassionate Listening
Compelled Association: Public Standing, Self-Respect, and the Dynamic of ExclusionNancy L. Rosenblum
Conducting a Meaningful Site Visit
Conflict of Interest: IRS Sample Policy Annotated for GrantmakersCouncil on Foundations, Legal Services and Ethical Standards Group
Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang, Dean Karlan
Conversations on Philanthropy VRobert F. Garnett, Jr., Hans L. Eicholz, Michael Strong, Richard B. Gunderman, Steven D. Ealy
Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of CapitalismMuhammed Yunus
Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of CapitalismJudy Sealander
Curriculum Associates: Turning the Page from Tradition to InnovationJohn J-H Kim and Christine S. An
Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black EducationE. Anderson, A. Moss
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical RightJane Mayer
De La Salle AcademyThomas J. DeLong, David L. Ager
Decision-making and Policy in Contexts of Poverty Eldar Shafir, Mullainathan Sendhil
Defining Global PhilanthropyJohn Harvey
Democracy and EducationJohn Dewey
Democracy and the Donor ClassGara LaMarche
Democratizing American PhilanthropyChristine Ahn
Detroit Tests What Foundations Can Do to Rescue Troubled CitiesSuzanne Perry
Detroiters Stay Out: Racial Blockades Divide a City and Its SuburbsRose Hackman
Deus Caritas EstPope Benedict XVI
Dick Rathgeber and the People's Community Clinic: The Question of CommitmentCase Study
Differing Views on the Role of Philanthropy in Higher EducationM. Gasman
Disability Politics and TheoryA.J. Withers
Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline: Analyzing Zero Tolerance School Discipline Policies and Identifying Strategic Opportunities for InterventionJennifer Wilka
Disparities in Early Learning and Development: Lessons from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Birth CohortTamara Halle, Nicole Forry, Elizabeth Hair, Kate Perper, Laura Wandner, Julia Wessel, and Jessica Vick
Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a DifferenceWilliam MacAskill
Don Williams' Effort to Empower South Dallas: Helping a Neighborhood Help ItselfCase Study
Donors Aren't Always Right. Here's How to Sidestep Their Misguided IdeasFelix Salmon
Down and Out in Paris and LondonGeorge Orwell
Economic Deprivation and Early Childhood DevelopmentGreg Duncan, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and Pamela Kato Klebanov
Effective Capacity Building in Nonprofit Organizations
Effort Aims to Steer Gifts to NonprofitsWallace
Eight Common Problems Teams EncounterSteve Nguyen
Eight Levels of TzedakahMaimonides
Eight Question to Ask a Nonprofit Leader in Your Nonprofit Due DiligenceThe Bridgespan Group
Eli Broad
Embracing Enlightened CapitalismRajiv Shah
Entrepreneurial PhilanthropyPhilo Alto
Equals Change Blog: What's Next for the Ford FoundationDarren Walker
Ethics and NonprofitsDeborah Rhode and Amanda Packel
Evaluating Proposals
Evaluating System Change: A Planning GuideMargret B. Hargreaves
Evaluation Handbook
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American CityMatthew Desmond
Finding $816 Million, and Fast, to Save DetroitMonica Davey
Finding Your Focus in Philanthropy
First Things First: Meeting Basic Human Needs in Developing CountriesStreeten, Burki, Haq, Stewart
Five Myths about Charitable GivingKen Stern
Follow the Money: How Foundation Dollars Change Public School PoliticsSarah Reckhow
For Ambitious Nonprofits, Capital to GrowDavid Bornstein
For Whom and For What? The Contributions of the Nonprofit SectorWilliam Diaz
Foreign Aid Skeptics Thrive on PessimismJeffery Sachs
Fostering Green Communities Through Civic Engagement: Community-Based Environmental Stewardship in the Portland AreaVivek Shandas and W. Barry Messer
Foundations Aim to Save Pensions in Detroit CrisisRandy Kennedy, Monica Davey, and Steven Yaccino
Foundations for Social Change: Critical Perspectives on Philanthropy and Popular MovementsDaniel R. Faber, Deborah McCarthy
From Insight to Action: New Directions in Foundation EvaluationMark Kramer, Rebecca Graves, Jason Hirschhorn, Leigh Fiske
Gifts Tied to Opioid Sales Invite a Questions: Should Museums Vet Donors?Colin Moynihan
Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our WorldLaura Arrillaga-Andreessen
Giving in America: From Charity to PhilanthropyRobert A. Gross
Giving it AwayDebra Nussbaum
Giving Porrly can be worse than not giving at allPaul Penley
Global Corporate Citizenship: Working with Governments and Civil SocietyKlaus Schwab
Go Big or Go Home: Tips from Share Our StrengthDebra E. Blum
Good Without GodGreg Epstein
Got Dough? How Billionaires Rule Our SchoolsJoanne Barkan
Grand Bargain' Saves the Detroit Institute of ArtsR. Kennedy
Heaven's Special Child: The Making of Poster ChildrenPaul K. Longmore
High Performance Nonprofit OrganizationsChristine Letts, William Ryan, Allen Grossman
Highlights of Foundation Yearbook
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and CultureJ.D. Vance
Historical Society of PennsylvaniaStephen A. Greyser, Stephanie Woerner
How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other Peoples Donations to Fund Public Goods?Karlan and List
How Detroit was Reborn: The Inside Story of Detroit's Historic Bankruptcy CaseN. Bomey, J. Gallagher, and M. Stryker
How Much Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Achieved?L. Townsend
How to Build a School in 3 HoursTaylor Conroy
How to Buy HappinessMichael Norton
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New IdeasDavid Bornstein
How to Create an Effective Non-Profit Mission StatementFrancis Pandolfi
How to Review an Organization's Financial Statements
Human Security and PhilanthropySamiul Hasan
Identifying talent, institutionalizing diversity: Race and philanthropy in post-civil rights AmericaJiannbin Lee Shiao
If the Founding Fathers Wrote a Grant ProposalJan Masaoka
Impact Investing vs. Venture Philanthropy
In Fuel Oil Country: Cold that cuts to the HeartDan Barry
In the Service of LifeRachael Naomi Remen
In the Shadow of the Shadow StateRuth Wilson Gilmore
Inequality in America: The Data is SoberingEduardo Porter
Institutionalized Organizations: Formal Structure as Myth and CeremonyJohn W. Meyer and Brian Rowan
International PhilanthropyUlmer
Interviews: An Introduction to Qualitative Research InterviewingSteinar Kvale
Into the Classroom: A Lesson on Philanthropy and Economic InequalityMegan Tompkins-Stange
Investing in Leadership: Five Questions to Ask Any Organization Before You Give
Is it Nuts to Give to the Poor with No Strings Attached?Jacob Goldstein
Is Social Capital Declining in the United States?Pamela Paxton
Is too much funding going to Social Entrepreneurship and not enough to Social Movements?David Callahan
Jane Addam's Views on the Responsibilities of WealthLouise Knight
Joan and Sandy Weill and the $20 million Gift that Went AwryJacob Bernstein
Let Us Know Praise Famous MenJames Agee, Evans Walker
Liberal Foundations: Impediments or Supports for Social Change?Joan Roelofs
Living Up to the Promise of Collaboration: Foundations and Community Organizations as Partners in the Revitalization of Poor NeighborhoodsIra Silver
Looking Good: The New Boom in Celebrity PhilanthropyJ. Colapinto
Major Foundations, Eager for Big Change, Aim HighDavid Gelles
Making Change Happen: Creating An Outcome-Based Strategy
Making Sense of Social ImpactRohit Gawande
Making the Nonprofit Sector in the United StatesDavid Hammack
Masquerades of Impairement: Charity as a Confidence GameS.L Snyder and D.T. Mitchell
Measuring and Improving Social ImpactsMarc J. Epstein, Kristi Yuthas
Measuring Success: How Robin Hood Estimates the Impact of GrantsMichael M. Weinstein
Measuring What Matters in NonprofitsJohn Sawhill, David Williamson
Money for Change: Social Movement Philanthropy at Haymarket People's FundSusan A. Ostrander
Mountains Beyond MountainsTracy Kidder
Moving a Public Policy Agenda
Navigating Charities with the President of Charity Navigator: Ken's CommentaryKen Berger
New Ways of Bowling TogetherPeter Hart-Brinson
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in AmericaBarbara Ehrenreich
No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights MovementJ.P. Shapiro
No Such Thing As A Free GiftLinsey McGoey
Nonprofit Analysis: Beyond MetricsSean Stannard-Stockton
Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, Management, and PolicyHelmut K. Anheier
Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and ConflictElizabeth T. Boris, C. Eugene Steuerle
Nonprofits for HireSteven Smith and Michael Lipsky
Not Very GivingR. Reich
Obama's Promise Zones will do Little to Address InequalityCila Warncke
On Being Nonprofit: A Conceptual and Policy PrimerPeter Frumkin
On the Classical Meaning of PhilanthropiaMarty Sulek
On the Modern Meaning of PhilanthropyMarty Sulek
Online Giving Grows More SophisticatedAlex Daniels and Anu Narayanswamy
Orange Dot ReportRidge Schuyler and Meg Hannan
Organizational Social Capital and Nonprofits Jo Anne Schneider
Our Piece of the Pie: From Data to Decision-MakingAlex Cortez, Liana Rao
Our Piece of the Pie: Making the Biggest Difference in HartfordAlex Cortez, Alan Tuck
Partners in Writing & Rewriting History: Philanthropy & Higher EducationShelley Strickland
Peter Buffett and the Media-'Karpman Drama Triangle' ComplexDustin Moskowitz
Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich Can Save the WorldMatthew Bishop, Michael Green
Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs Collaborating for Innovation
Philanthropists Weigh the Returns of Doing GoodPaul Sullivan
Philanthropy and Digital Civil Society: Blueprint 2018Lucy Bernholz
Philanthropy and Inequality: What's the Relationship?Kevin Laskowski
Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing AmericaCharles T. Clotfelter, Thomas Ehrlich
Philanthropy can reduce inequalityMERVIN GUMEDE
Philanthropy for HackersSean Parker
Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, ValuesRob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, & Lucy Bernholz
Philanthropy Under CapitalismJ. Riley
Philanthropy, Global Citizens and HopeL. Gregory Jones
Philanthropy, Voluntary Association, and Governance beyond the State: Giving Circles and Challenges for DemocracyAngela M. Eikenberry
Philanthropy: You're Doing It WrongF. Salmon
Philanthropy's 2012 BuzzwordsLucy Bernholz
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global PovertyAbhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo
Portrait of a MillionaireTrent Hamm
Poster ChildEmily Rapp
Poverty and Access to the Arts: inequalities in arts attendanceJeanne Moore
Poverty in America: Why Can't We End It?Peter Edelman
Private Voluntary Support to Public Universities in the Late Nineteenth CenturySamuel Cash
Proceedings of the American Philosophical SocietyAmerican Philosophical Society
Public Policy AgendaNational Council of Nonprofits
Putting Charities to the Financial TestJennifer Hoyt Cummings
Random Reminiscences of Men and EventsJohn D. Rockefeller
Real Results: Why Strategic Philanthropy is Social Justice PhilanthropyN. Jagpal and K. Laskowski
Recessions and Tax-Cuts: Economic Cycles' Impact on Individual Giving, Philanthropy, and Higher EducationNoah Drezner
Recognizing Ableist Beliefs and Practices and Taking Action as an AllyM. Peters, C.R. Castaneda, L. Hopkins, and A. McCants
Regarding the Pain of OthersSusan Sontag
Relationship Dynamics
Religious Discernment of Philanthropic Decisions in an Age of AffluencePaul G. Schervish
Religious Giving: For the Love of GodDavid H. Smith
Relocating Participation within a Radical Politics of DevelopmentSam Hickey, Giles Mohan
Replacing State Appropriations with Alternative Revenue Sources: The Case of Voluntary SupportJohn J. Cheslock, Matt Gianneschi
Required Reading for Aspring Venture CapitalistsSara Thomas Deshpande
Revival Bid Pits Detroit vs. DonorMatthew Dolan
Rich People Just Care LessDaniel Goleman
Rockefeller gave away money for no return. Can we say the same of todays tech barons?Evgeny Morozov
Sample Mission Statements
Saving the World, Startup-StyleAdam Davidson
Selections from Maimonides' Mishnh Torah and Shulchan Aruch
Selections from Midrash/Talmud and AJWS website
Should You Donate Differently?Joy Sun
Site Visit Guide
Six Theory of Change Pitfals to AvoidMatthew Forti
SMIRF's Up in LAJohn E. Kobara
So You Want to Be a PhilanthropistJulia A. Kittross
Social Construct of Target Populations: Implications for Politics and PolicyAnne Schneider, Helen Ingram
Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to KnowDavid Bornstein and Susan Davis
Social Justice Philanthropy: An OverviewAileen Shaw
Social justice, liberalism and philanthropy: an investigation into the tensions and limitations
of charitable and community foundations in the UK
Sanghera and Bradley
Social Media Drives Youth Involvement in Cambodia's National ElectionsFaine Greenwood
Soup-Kitchen Volunteers Hate College-Application Padding Brat
Spinning Off DIA from City Could Save Both Art and Detroit PensionsJohn Gallagher, Mark Stryker, Nathan Bomey
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Education in Afghanistan and PakistanGreg Mortenson
Stop Trying to Save the WorldMichael Hobbes
Strangers DrowningLarissa MacFarquhar
Strategic Philanthropy and Its DiscontentsPaul Brest
Strategic Philanthropy for BeginnersChristine Sherry
Street Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public ServiceMichael Lipsky
Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of EntitlementJanet Poppendieck
Taking Philanthropy Seriously: Beyond Noble Intentions to Responsible GivingWilliam V.B. Damon and Susan Verducci
Teaching Philanthropy in History of Higher Education: Values and the Public GoodAndrea Walton
Ten trends in International Philanthropy”Moreno
The 2012 Bank of America Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy
The Billionaires' ParkD. Callahan
The Case Against the Special OlympicsK. Storey
The Celebrity-IconJeffrey C. Alexander
The Charity That Just Gives Money to Poor PeopleJacob Goldstein
The Cold, Hard Truth about the Ice Bucket ChallengeW. MacAskill
The Community Builder's Approach to Theory of Change: A Practical Guide to Theory DevelopmentAndrea A. Anderson
The Craft of ResearchWayne Booth, Gregory Colomb, Joseph Williams
The Critical Role of Street-Level BureaucratsMichael Lipsky
The Cultural Framing of Disability: Telethons as a Case StudyPaul K. Longmore
The Difference Between Charity and PhilanthropyMatthew Smith
The Difficult Art of GivingJohn D. Rockefeller
The Distributional Consequences of Nonprofit ActivitiesCharles Clotfelter
The Drowning ChildPeter Singer
The Drowning Child and the Expanding CirclePeter Singer
The Duality of Culture and Practice: Poverty Relief in New York City, 1888-1917John W. Mohr and Vincent Duquenne
The Dukes of Durham Robert Durden
The Elitist Philanthropy of So-Called Effective AltruismKen Berger & Robert M. Penna
The Evolution of the Gill FoundationRoy Ahn
The Extraordinary Power of Ordinary PeopleSherwin Nuland
The Family That Built An Empire of PainPatrick Radden Keefe
The Filth on Philanthropy: Progressive Philanthropy's Agenda to Misdirect Social Justice MovementsT.L. King and E. Osayande
The Four C's of Third Sector-Government Relations: Cooperation, Confrontation, Complementarity, and Co-optationAdil Najam
The Gates EffectMarc Parry, Kelly Field, Beckie Supiano
The Giving Pledge: A New Club for Billionaires
The Glass CastleJeanette Walls
The Goldilocks ProblemDean Karlan, Mary Kay Gugerty
The Gospel of Wealth Fails the Inequality Test in PrimatesEric Michael Johnson
The Great Philanthropists and the Problem of "Donor Intent"Martin Morse Wooster
The Heart of AltruismKristen Monroe
The Impact of the Voluntary Sector on SocietyDavid Horton Smith
The Influence of Philanthropy on American Higher EducationNoah Drezner
The Joy of GivingStephen G. Post
The Life of Francis
The Limits of Nonprofit Impact: A Contingency Framework for Measuring Social PerformanceAlnoor Ebrahim, V. Kasturi Rangan
The Maximum GoodAJ Jacobs
The Mistakes We Make When Giving to CharityShlomo Benartzi and Christopher Olivola
The Most Good You Can DoPeter Singer
The Myth of Transition: Contractualizing Disability in the Sheltered WorkshopMichael Gill
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of ColorblindnessMichelle Alexander
The New PhilanthropyDavid Boyle
The Non Profit Sector in Brief 2014: Public Charities, Giving, and VolunteeringBrice S. McKeever, Sarah L. Pettijohn
The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2013: Public Charities, Giving, and VolunteeringSarah L. Pettijohn
The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and VolunteeringBrice S. McKeever
The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2018: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering
The Nonprofit Sector in Historical PerspectiveKevin C. Robbins
The Nonprofit Starvation CycleAnn Goggins Gregory, Don Howard
The Politics of Venture Philanthropy in Charter School Policy and AdvocacyJanelle Scott
The Power of Strategic Mission InvestingKramer, Mark and Sarah Cooch
The Power of the PowerlessVaclav Havel
The Rationalization of Charity: The Influences of Professionalism in the Nonprofit SectorHokyu Hwang and Walter W. Powell
The Razor Blade in the Apple: The Social Construction of Urban LegendsJoel Best, Gerald T. Horiuchi
The Resilient Sector: The State of Nonprofit AmericaLester Salamon
The Responsibilities of WealthDwight F. Burlingame
The Rise of the Nonprofit SectorLester M. Salamon
The Robin Hood FoundationAlnoor Ebrahim, Cathy Ross
The Role of Foundations in American SocietyD E Rodgers, T Keenan
The Self-Help Myth: How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate PovertyErica Kohl-Arenas
The Selfish Side of GratitudeBarbara Ehrenreich
The Seven Faces of PhilanthropyRuss Prince, Karen File
The Socialization of AltruismJoan E. Grusec
The Spirit of Philanthropy and the Soul of Those Who Manage ItPaul Ylvisaker
The State of Nonprofit AmericaLester Salamon
The Structure of Online ActivismKevin Lewis, Kurt Gray, and Jens Meierhenrich
The Subtle Problems of CharityJane Addams
The Theory of the FoundationMelissa A. Berman
The Transformation of Governance: Globalization, Devolution, and the Role of GovernmentDonald F. Kettl
The Trouble with Impact InvestingKevin Starr
The Two Detroits: A City Both Collapsing and Gentrifying At the Same TimePeter Moskowitz
The Unfulfilled Promise of Corporate PhilanthropyThomas Dunfee
The William and Flora Hewlett FoundationLaura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Victoria Chang
The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance OrganizationJon R. Katzenbach, Douglas K. Smith
The World Has Changed and So Must WeClara Miller
Their Highest Potential: An African American School Community in the Segregated SouthVanessa Siddle Walker
Three Cups of Deceit60 Minutes
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a TimeGreg Mortenson
Three GuineasVirginia Woolf
Throwing Cold Water on Ice Bucket PhilanthropyRick Cohen
Tiger Foundation: Profile in Engaged PhilanthropySusan Wolf Ditkoff, Anna Fincke, Alan Tuck
To Empower People: The Role of Mediating Structures in Public PolicyPeter L. Berger, Richard John Neuhaus
Too big to fail: Big Bet Philanthropy and constructive failure at the Gates FoundationGreene and McShane
Too Good to Fail: The Collapse of ShoreBankJames E. Post, Fiona S. Wilson
Too Late to Die YoungHarriet McBryde Johnson
Toward an End to Hunger in AmericaPeter K. Eisinger
Travels with LizabethLars Eighner
Tuning In, Tuning Out: The Strange Disappearance of Social Capital in AmericaRobert Putnam
Twenty Years at Hull HouseJane Addams
Two Paths for Charitable Giving: From the Head or From the HeartPaul Sullivan
Urban Renewal Leaves Out Some of City's Needy, Say Nonprofit ActivistsSuzanne Perry
Viewpoint of a Practical Man
Vigilant PhilanthropyJohn E. Kobara
Walking a Different Kind of Grantmaker WalkElizabeth Cushing
Warren Buffett Shares His Philanthropic PhilosophyIan Wilhelm
What are Foundations?Joan Roelofs
What Are We Talking About When We Talk About Impact?Katherine Hovde, Carol A. McLaughlin, Katherina M. Rosqueta, Cecily W. Wallman-Stokes
What do Nonprofits Stand for? Renewing the Nonprofit Value Commitment
What Does it Mean to Say that Philanthropy Is "Effective"? The Philanthropist's New ClothesStanley N. Katz
What Government Can Do: Dealing with Poverty and InequalityBenjamin Page, James Simmons
What is Altruism?Alan Wolfe
What makes International Philanthropy Work?Michael Fairbanks
What Makes Nonprofits Special?
What Peter Buffett Gets Wrong About PhilanthropyHoward Husock
What You Pawn I Will RedeemSherman Alexie
What Your Money Means: And How to Use It WellFrank J. Hanna
What's Love Got to Do with It? A Critical Look at American CharityDavid Wagner
Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate ConservatismArthur C. Brooks
Who's Afraid of PhilanthrocapitalismGarry W. Jenkins
Why Can't We Sell Charity Like We Sell PerfumeDan Pallotta
Why Do Balance Sheets MatterRodney Christopher
Why do People Give to Charity?Sean Stannard-Stockton
Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've doneBill and Melinda Gates
Why Giving Back Isn't EnoughDarren Walker
Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for our Economic Well-BeingZ.J. Acs
Why the IRS Scandal Won't Go AwayThomas B. Edsall
Why the Rich Don't Give to CharityKen Stern
Why This Data Nerd Isn't Sold on Effective AltruismAndrew Means
Wielding Philanthropic Power Responsibly: The problem of LegitimacyPeter Frumkin
Women in Philanthropy: Abby Aldrich RockefellerCase Study
Women in Philanthropy: Elisabeth "Betty" Bottomley NoyceCase Study
Women in Philanthropy: Madam C.J. WalkerCase Study
Women in Philanthropy: Mrs. Russell SageCase Study
Working in GroupsEllen Sarkisian
You Know, Eunice, the World Will Never be the Same after ThisChandra J. Foote and Bill Collins
Your Philanthropy Roadmap
Zuckerberg Says He's Giving Away 99% of his Facebook Shares - Worth $45 Billion TodayBiz Carson
2019 Prize Lecture in Economic SciencesEsther Duflo
Social Experiments to Fight PovertyEsther Duflo
The Trump Foundation was a sham. We have no idea how many other foundations are, too.Dylan Matthews
Greg Mortenson CBS News
A Multifaceted program causes lasting progress for the very poor: Evidence from six countriesBanerjee, Abhijit, Esther Duflo, Nathanael Goldberg, Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, William Pariente, Jeremy Shapiro, Bram Thuysbaert, and Christopher Udry
Evaluating Post-Secondary Aid: Enrollment, Persistence, and Projected Completion EffectsAngrist, Joshua, David Autor, Sally Hudson, and Amanda Pallais
Deworming Kenya: Translating Research into Action (A AND B)Nava Ashraf, Neil Buddy Shah, and Rachel gordon
Village Enterprise Impact AuditImpactMatters
Postsecondary Scholarships MethodologyImpactMatters
Cataract Surgery MethodologyImpactMatters
Background Note: Managing and Measuring ImpactCole, Shawn, Vikram S. Gandhi, and Caitlin Reimers Brumme
Unpacking the Impact in Impact InvestingPaul Brest and Kelly Born
Standard for Impact AuditingImpactMatters
Living Goods and impact AuditImpactMatters
Fonkoze Health Impact AuditImpactMatters
In Charitable Giving, No 'Hierarchy of Goodness'Melissa A. Berman
Calculating the Value of Impact InvestingChris Addy, Maya Chorengel, Mariah Collins, and Michae Etzel
Philanthropy & the SDGsRockefeller Philanthropy Advisers
From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development GoalsJ.D. Sachs
Generosity and Impact Aren't Enough. Let's Judge Philanthropy on How Well it Shifts PowerTate Williams
From Generosity to Justice: A New Gospel of Wealth Darren Walker
Business Chemistry: Crafting Powerful Work RelationshipsCIO Journal
What Business Execs Don't Know - but Should - About NonprofitsLes Silverman, Lynn Taliento
Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar CountPhil Buchanan
Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of CitiesRyan Gravel
Divided: The Perils of Our Growing InequalityDavid Cay Johnston
White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern ConservatismKevin Kruse
City on the Verge: Atlanta and the Fight for America's Urban FutureMark Pendergrast
Gilded Rage
Great American Cookies co-founder shares trials, triumphs in memoir
Advancing Collective Prosperity through Entrepreneurship in AtlantaSolana Rice, Dominique Derbigny and Lebaron Sims
Opinion: Atlanta's Future is not one-dimensionalAlicia Philipp
Changing the Odds- Progress and Promise in AtlantaAnnie E. Casey Foundation
Move Fast and Break Schools
Mark Zuckerberg wanted to help Newark schools. Newarkers say they weren't heard.Dylan Matthews and Byrd Pinkerton
The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's SchoolsDale Russakoff
Eliminating Implicit Bias in Grantmaking PracticeNancy Chan and Pamela Fischer
Checklist for Giving: Nonprofit Best Practices
Just Give the Money: The Power and Pleasure of Unrestricted FundingKevin Starr
Ten Nonprofit Funding ModelsWilliam Landes Foster, Peter Kim and Barbara Christiansen
Letter from a Birmingham JailMartin Luther King
Blueprint 2020Lucy Bernholz
Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill GatesDavis Guggenheim
Nonprofit Impact MattersNational Council of Nonprofits
2019 Community Needs EvaluationMetropolitan Social Services
2018 Davidson County Community Health Needs AssessmentDavdison Country Health Department
Dirty money and museums: Refusing Sackler family donations is just the beginningRachel Leah
Sharpen the SawAmbassador James A. Joseph
Philanthropy in America: An Historical and Strategic OverviewStanford Graduate School of Business
A Failure of PhilanthropyRob Reich
Dr. Helene Gayle's BioChicago Community Trust
Coronavirus Exacerbates Historic Racial Inequities in Chicago. Here's How.Chicago Ideas Blog
Everyone's Voices Should be Valued: Words of Wisdom from Dr. Helene GayleIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Clarifying Your AspirationsThe Bridgespan Group
Madam C.J. Walker's Gospel of GivingTyrone McKinley Freeman
Why You Should Give Your Money Away TodayPatricia Snell Herzog
20 Facts About U.S. Inequality That Everyone Should KnowStanford Center on Poverty & Inequality
Atlanta Equity MapsMetro Atlanta Equity Atlas
The Economic Evolution of Atlanta's Historic Black Neighborhoods with Dr. Maurice Hobson (Podcast)WABE Closer Look
Atlanta Must Lead the Way in Advancing Racial EquityNathaniel Smith
Overcoming the Racial Bias in Philanthropic FundingCheryl Dorsey, Peter Kim, Cora Daniel, Lyrell Sakaue, and Brit Savage
As the South Grows: Bearing FruitNational Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
Philanthropy as the South's Passing Gear: Fulfilling the PromiseSoutheastern Council of Foundations
Philanthropy as the South's Passing Gear: Fulfilling the PromiseSoutheastern Council of Foundations
Empathy and Social Justice: The Power of Proximity in Improvement ScienceLeandra Fernandez
Empathy and Social Justice: The Power of Proximity in Improvement ScienceLeandra Fernandez
How to Create Effective Philanthropy: Six Questions to Guide DonorsThe Bridgespan Group
Seven Mistakes That New Billionaire Philanthropists Make - and How MacKenzie Bezos Can Avoid ThemDavid Callahan
Restoring Trust in Government (TedX)Rohit Malhotra
America's Most Unequal City Does Not Trust Black Women to LeadRohit Malhotra
CCI Fellows Program informationCenter for Civic Innovation
Big Sky Thinking: A Look at How the Headwaters Foundation Centered Trust in Their Evaluation and Learning PracticesJoelle Cook, Aditi Luminet, Lolita Castrique-Meier, and Abigail Ridgway
Why the World Needs Tri-Sector LeadersNick Lovegrove and Matthew Thomas
The Value of Lived ExperienceJim Taylor
Georgia Senate Runoff Shows Philanthropy's Power to Mobilize VotersAlex Daniels
When Philanthropy Meets AdvocacyPatrick Guerriero and Susan Wolf Ditkoff
Eight Questions to Ask a Nonprofit Leader in Your Nonprofit Due DiligenceThe Bridgespan Group
Structure Your Presentation Like a StoryNancy Duarte
How to Tell Stories about Complex IssuesAnnie Neimand
Self-Inquiry for Social Change LeadersKatherine Milligan and Jeffrey C. Walker
A Hippocratic Oath for our Digital Lives (Podcast)Inside Social Innovation
Risks for the Future We WantMekaelia Davis
Ford Foundation President Darren Walker on Philanthropy (video)PBS Amanpour & Co.
Centering Racial Equity: In Coversation with Dena Kimball and Tené TraylorThe Kendada Fund
Dr. Helene Gayle on Our Moment in TimerGetting Smart
Why Grants Should Be Eliminated with Vu Le of Nonprofit AF (podcast)Grant Writing and Funding
Darren Walker: How to disrupt philanthropy in times of crisis (video)TED2020
The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2019Urban Institute
2019 State of Economic And Social WellbeingMetro Social Services
Suspending damage: A letter to communitiesEve Tuck
Just Practice: A Social Justice Approach to Social WorkJanet L. Finn
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021Dorothy A. Johnson
America's Worst CharitiesTampa Bay Times
Sasha Dicther: The Generosity ExperimentTED Talk
Sasha Dicther: The Generosity ExperimentTED Talk
Myths About NonprofitsNational Council of Nonprofits
What are the most important morals of our time?Will Macaskill
Jean Oelwang: Stop Saving the World, Start ReinventingTEDxOxbridge
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Want to Help Africa? Do Business HereTED Talks
The problem with Jeff Bezos's $2 million gift to charityKelsey Piper
The Inside Story of MacKenzie Scott, the Mysterious 60-Billion-Dollar WomanKelsey Piper
Is the Common Good an Ensemble of Conditions?V Bradley Lewis
Where (Not) to Begin with the Common GoodMark Hoipkemier
What Happens to the Common Good in a Culture of Winners and Losers?Michael Sandel
Telling our Giving Stories: native American Philanthropy and Community Development John Phillips, Sarah Dewees

Course Readings

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ACU
Baylor
Columbia
Dartmouth
Emory
Harvard
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Rice
Stanford
Texas A&M
Tulane
UC Irvine
Penn
UT MBA
U Texas
UWash
UW-Madison
Vanderbilt
WashU St Louis
Why Are Nonprofit Hospitals So Highly Profitable?Danielle Ofri
The Children of StrangersLarissa MacFarquhar
The BeneficiaryBruce Robbins
SchooledDale Russakoff
Seeing White Podcast SeriesJohn Biewen
Is the Common Good an Ensemble of Conditions?V. B. Lewis
Where (Not) to Begin with the Common GoodMark Hoipkemier
The Search Engine That Plants Trees With Every Search Has Just Planted its 100-Millionth TreeGood News Network
Philanthropy Serves the Status QuoAnnika Neklason
The Social Contract and DiscoursesJean-Jacques Rousseau
Common Good Capitalism and the Dignity of WorkMarco Rubio
Three Precisions: Common GoodMichael Novak
Why the Common Good Disappeared (and How We Get it Back)Robert Reich
Is the New Way to Give a Better Way to Give?Helaine Olen
Now Is a Great time To Give: New Charitable Rules Incentivize Generosity During COVID-19Morgan Simon
The Gospel of Wealth and Other Timely EssaysAndrew Carnegie
What Should Billionaires Give - and What Should You?Peter Singer
Commencement Speech: HarvardBill Gates
A Failure of PhilanthropyRob Reich
Due Diligence Done Well: A Guide For GrantmakersLa Piana Consulting
Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of PhilanthropyPeter Frumkin
The Insider's Guide to Grantmaking: How Foundations Find, Fund, and Manage Effective ProgramsJoel J. Orosz
I Was Just Trying To HelpDave Kestenbaum, Jacob Goldstein
Money Well SpentPaul Brest, Hal Harvey
The Essence of Strategic Giving: A Practical Guide for Donors and FundraisersPeter Frumkin
The Why and How of Effective AltruismPeter Singer
Four Traditions of PhilanthropyElizabeth Lynn and Susan Wisely
How to Research a Nonprofit -Light-Touch ApproachBridgespan Group
What are Foundations For?Rob Reich
What Makes People Give?David Leonhardt
American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites UsRobert Putnam, David Campbell
Anything Goes: Approval of Nonprofit Status by the IRSReich, Sutton, Dorn
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American CommunityRobert D. Putnam
Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the CommonsBruce R. Sievers
Good Charity, Bad CharityPeter Singer
Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to GreatJim Collins
Guide to Interviewing a Nonprofit's CEO
Highlights of IRS Form 990GuideStar
Logic Model Development GuideW. K. Kellogg Foundation
Mapping Change: Using a Theory of Change to Guide Planning and EvaluationAnne Mackinnon, Natasha Amott, Craig McGarvey
Nonprofit Due Diligence: Donor Decision Tool
Quick Guide to Conducting a Nonprofit Site VisitThe Bridgespan Group
Reinventing Philanthropy: A Framework for More Effective GivingEric Friedman
Shifting Philanthrophy from Charity to Justice Dorian O. Burton, Brian C.B. Barnes
The Ethics of Giving: Philosophers' Perspectives on PhilanthropyPaul Woodruff
The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded AgeDavid Callahan
The Way We Think About Charity is Dead WrongDan Pallotta
Toward a New Gospel of WealthDarren Walker
Understanding PhilanthropyRobert L. Payton and Michael P. Moody
We Make a Life by What We GiveRichard B. Gunderman
A Decade of Outcome-Oriented PhilanthropyPaul Brest
A Theory of JusticeJohn Rawls
Audacious PhilanthropyDitkoff and Grindle
Bob Jones University vs. United States, 461 U.S. 574Case Study
Boy Scouts of America et al. v. Dale, 530 U.S. 640Case Study
Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change
Collective ImpactJohn Kania & Mark Kramer
Decision Matrix AnalysisMindTools
Donor Decision ToolThe Bridgespan Group Group/GiveSmart
Doors and Mirrors: Reflections on the Art of PhilanthropyAnna Faith Jones
Drowning in DataAlana Conner Snibbe
Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact NonprofitsLeslie Crutchfield, Heather Grant
Gates Foundation failures show philanthropists shouldn't be setting America's public school agenda
Getting the most out of evaluation K. Fitzsimmons
Give Smart: Philanthropy that Gets ResultsThomas J. Tierney, Joel L. Fleishman
Giving Well, Doing GoodAmy A. Kass
Gospels of Giving for the new gilded age. Shaking the Foundations.Elizabeth Kolbert
Guide to Interviewing a Nonprofit Board Member
Inspired PhilanthropyTracy Gary
Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do BetterRob Reich
Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes in an Era of ScarcityMario Morino
My PhilanthropyGeorge Soros
On Peter Buffet's Op-EdPhil Buchanan
Pennies from HeavenLewis Lapham
Philanthropy Hall of Fame BiosVarious
Philanthropy in America: A HistoryOlivier Zunz
Silicon Valley's New PhilanthropyAlessandra Stanley
The Charitable-Industrial ComplexPeter Buffett
The Foundation: A Great American Secret and How Private Wealth is Changing the WorldJoel Fleishman
The Life You Can SavePeter Singer
The Nonprofit Sector: A Research HandbookWalter W. Powell, Richard Steinberg
The Shortcomings of Billionaire PhilanthropyDaniel Amsterdam
Theory of ChangeDIY ToolKit
Toward a Political Theory of PhilanthropyRob Reich
Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those they Help, and How to Reverse itRobert Lupton
Was Carnegie right about philanthropy?Russ Juskalian
What is a Grant?Craig Dykstra
What is Philanthropy?Salvatore Alaimo
What Money Can BuyMichael Specter
Winners Take AllAnand Giridharadas
You are the Future of PhilanthropyKatherine Fulton
"Philanthropy and the Role of Social Justice"Rick Cohen
17 More Families Join Giving Pledge and Commit Majority of Wealth to Philanthropy
2017 Community Needs Evaluation
2017 Public Policy Agenda
2018 Giving USA ReportGiving USA
2019 Annual Report on Private Foundations
2019 Giving USA ReportGiving USA
A Better Site VisitHoward Husock
A Change is Gonna ComeSam Cooke
A Citical Reflection on Social Impact BondsMichael J. Roy, Neil McHugh, & Stephen Sinclair
A citywide culture of giving could bring an extra billion dollars to PhillyValerie Johnson
A discussion with Anand Giridharadas and Edgar VillanuevaAnand Giridharadas & Edgar Villanueva
A Gender Lens for Giving: Women in Philanthropy Urged to Invest More in Women and GirlsTom Watson
A History of Modern PhilanthropyNational Philanthropic Trust
A Model of Christian Charity by John Winthropy, 1630John Beardsley
A More Progressive Approach: Recognizing the Role of Implicit Bias in Institutional RacismDeAngelo Bester
A New 'Benevolent Empire' to Cure Social MaladiesKarl Zinsmeister
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating OpportunityNicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn
A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem SolvingEugene Bardach
A Primer on Nonprofit OrganzationsGita Gulati-Partee
Across the Returns ContinuumM Bannick, P Goldman, M Kubzansky and Y Saltuk
Advancing Evaluation Practices in PhilanthropyWales, Ubinas, Bannick, Hallstein, Rodin, MacPherson, Brest, Canales, Rafter
Aiding the world's poorPeter Singer
Altruism in Philosophical and Ethical Traditions: Two ViewsWill Kymlicka
Antidote to Nonprofit Scandals: the Sarbanes-Oxley ActMichael Peregrine
Asia's 2017 Heroes of PhilanthropyJohn Koppisch
Attacks and Vitriol Will Not Deter Me From Supporting Fixes to Public PolicyJohn Arnold
Attacks on Philanthropists Are Missing the PointSusan Fitzpatrick
Back in China, Basketball Legend Yao Ming Pursues PhilanthropyRon Gluckman
Barking to the ChoirGregory Boyle
Beware Rich People Who Say They Want to Change the WorldAnand Giridharadas
Bible
Big Fund Hits A Nerve in VermontStephen Greene
Bill Gates and others launch $30m 'venture philanthropy' acceleratorConor Hale
Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Brining Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common GoodChuck Collins
Building a Culture of Philanthropy in Your OrganizationSimone Joyaux
Building a Foundation for the 21st CenturyMiller
Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity's Most Pressing NeedsMuhammad Yunus
Caring Capitalism: The Meaning and Measure of Social ValueEmily Barman
Charitable Giving - A Structured ApproachClaire Costello, David Ratcliffe, and Ramsay Slugg
Charitable Giving - How Much, By Whom, To What, and How?John Havens, Mary O'Herlihy, Paul Schervish
Charities and Governance: A Case for a Common Measure for Public AccoutnabilityChester A. Robinson, Gloria Billingsley
Charity Begins At Home: Generosity And Self-interest Among The Philanthropic EliteTeresa Odendahl
Charity Fires Director Suing Board Over $750k EmbezzlementSean Norris
Community Grantmaking Intermediaries: Maintaining Relevancy in the Face of CompetitionHeidi L. McPheeters
Community psychology: Values, research, action.Holt, Rinehart, Winston
Community Works: The Revival of Civil Society in AmericaE.J. Dionne, Jr.
Community-Based Decision Making
Connected to Give: Faith Communities--Key Findings from the National Study of American Religion GivingMelanie A. McKitrick, J.Shawn Landres, Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, and Amir D. Hayat
Contributory or Disruptive: Do new Forms of Philanthropy Erode Democracy?Aaron Horvath & Walter W. Powell
Cooking Stoves, Indoor Air Pollution, and Respiratory Health in IndiaEsther Duflo, Michael Greenstone, and Rema Hanna
Coporate philanthropic practicesWilliam Brown, Eric Helland, Janet Smith
Council on Foundation's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement
Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best
Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human ProgressLawrence E. Harrison, Samuel P. Huntington
Davidson County Community Health Needs Assessment 2016
Dear Mr. PresidentFitz and the Tantrums
Deciding Together Shifting Power and Resources Through Participatory GrantmakingCynthia Gibson & Jen Bokoff
Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore BalanceEdgar Villanueva
Deep in the Heart of Texas: Private Donors Build a Medical Complex the Size of a Small CityJoel Kotkin
Defining Success
Democracy in AmericaAlexis de Tocqueville
Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach. (5th edition)P.M. Kettner, R.M. Moroney, and L.L. Martin
Developing a Decision MatrixCynthia M. Adams
Development as FreedomAmaryta Sen
Dialogue - Parts I and IIChicago
Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civil LifeTheda Skocpol
Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums: Black RenaissancePatricia A. Banks
Diversity in Giving: The Changing Landscape of American PhilanthropyMark Rovner
Do More Than Give: The six practices of donors who change the worldKania, Crutchfield, and Kramer
Do Nothing About Me Without Me: An Action Guide for Engaging StakeholdersJ Courtney Bourns
Do You Know What Links Indian Billionaires Giving Away Their Wealth and Bengaluru?Sanchari Pal
Does Government Funding Suppress Nonprofits' Political Activity?Mark Chaves, Laura Stephens, and Joseph Galaskiewicz
Doing Good? The Politics and Antipolitics of NGO PracticesWillima Fisher
Donor-Adivsed Funds Reshape the Philanthropy LandscapeAlex Daniels & Drew Lindsay
Donors Say They Would Give More If They Saw More ResultsRaymund Flandez
Down with the old canoe: A cultural history of the Titanic disasterSteven Biel
Drowning in Paperwrk, Distracted From PurposeJ Bearman
E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the Twenty-first CenturyRobert D. Putnam
Economic Theories of the Nonprofit SectorRichard Steinberg
Effects of the Price of Charitable Giving: Evidence from an Online Crowdfunding PlatformJonathan Meer
Embedded philanthropy and the pursuit of civic engagementKarlstrom, M., P., Chaskin, R., and Richman, H.
Escaping Philanthropy's House of Mirrors: Foundations and EngagementWilliam Schambra
Ethical Issues of Social Marketing and PersuasionMinette E. Drumwright, Patrick E. Murphy
Ethics of PhilanthropyPaul Woodruff
Ethnicity, class, and trusteeship at African American and mainstream museums
Evaluating Grants
Evaluation: A Systematic ApproachPeter Rossi, Mark Lipsey and Howard Freeman
Ever sent clothing or toys in response to a disaster? Here's what probably happened to itDale Herzog
Excerpts from Charity and Philanthropy for DummiesKarl T. Muth, Michael T.S. Lindenmayer, John Kluge
Executive Compensation, Organizational Performance and Governance Quality in the Absence of OwnersAshley Newton
Experimentalism and Development Evaluation: Will the Bubble Burst?R. Picciotto
Exploring the Assosciation between Board and Organizational Performance in Nonprofit OrganizationsWilliam A. Brown
Female Participation in Association Governance and Political Representation: Women as Executive Directors, Board Members, Lobbyists, and PAC Directors Ronald G. Shaiko
Female Participation in Public Interest Nonprofit Governance: Yet Another Glass CeilingRonald G. Shaiko
First as Tragedy Then as FarceSlavoj Zizek
Forty US Families Take Giving Pledge
Fostering a Culture of Diverse PhilanthropyAnna Pikovsky Auerbach
Foundation Grants and the Grantor/Grantee RelationshipSara L. Engelhardt
FoundationsKenneth Prewitt
Foundations and the Environmental MovementMichael Barker
Four Dating Tips to Sustain Group Grantmaker-Grantee RelationshipsKierra Johnson
From Charity to Justice: The Potential of University-Community Collaboration for Social ChangeSam Marullo and Bob Edwards
Gated Development - is the Gates Foundation always a force for good?Mark Curtis
Gates Foundation Case StudyCase Study
Gates Foundation Failure Shows Philanthropists Shouldn't be Setting America's Public School AgendaThe Times Editorial Board
Generation impact: How next gen donors are revolutionizing givingGoldseker, S., & Moody
Getting the Social Organism Thinking: Strategy for Systems ChangeBrian Christens, Carrie Hanlin, Paul Speer
Gilded Giving 2018: Top-heavy philanthropy and its risks to the independent sectorHelen Flannery, Josh Hoxie, Chuck Collins
Give Directly? Not So FastKevin Starr and Laura Hattendorf
Giving By and For Women: Understanding High-Net Worth Donors Support for Women and GirlsLilly Family School of Philanthropy
Giving Circles: Growing Grassroots PhilanthropyAngela M. Eikenberry
Giving Well: The Ethics of PhilanthropyVarious
Global Philanthropy and InequalityDavid Maurrasse
Global Philanthropy Report: Perspective on the Global Foundation Sectorpaula Johnson
God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get ItJim Wallis
Good Grantmaking Practices
Grant Evaluation Checklist
Grant ManagementTimothy Tiernan
Grantmaking with a racial equity lensGrantmakers for Effective Organizations
Growth Spurt: The Ralph C. Wilson, JR. Foundation has $1.3 Billion to give away in two decades. Expect the pace to pick up fast.Ben Gose
Handbook of Social InterventionEdward Seidman
Harvard Law School Negotiation Labs Harvard Classes
Has 'Philanthrocapitalism' Met Its Promise?Michael Edwards
Has Venture Philanthropy Passed Its PeakJoanna Jacobson
HBS Case on Acumen FundShawn A. Cole and Tony L He
HBS Case on SamasourceFrancesca Gino and Bradely R. Staats
Here for Good: Community Foundations and the Challenges of the 21st CenturyTerry Mazany & David C. Perry
Houston Gives: A City That Gets It DoneJohn C. McKeon and Nancy C. Barnes
Houston's Heroes: Bayou City's Top Philanthropists, Charitable OrganizationsAndrea Waguespack
Houston's Wealth Drives A Culture of PhilanthropyScott Beyer
How Do We Rate Charities?
How Millennials are Reshaping Charity and Online GivingElise Hu
How Milllennials Are Changing Philanthropy Justin Wheeler
How the white-savior industrial complex failed Liberia's girlsAbigail Higgins
How to Implement a Funder Supported Advocacy EffortDeena Margolis & Leah Ersoylu
How to Write a Mission StatementJanel M. Radtke
How Zuckerberg's Altruism Helps HimselfEisinger
Ideological Billionaires Sway Universities' Agendas with Big BucksKelly Riddell
If Pigs Had Wings: The Appeals and Limits of Venture PhilanthropySievers
Impact Investing
Including Disabled People in Poverty Reduction Work: Nothing About Us, Without UsRebecca Yeo, Karen Moore
Inner City Blues (Make Me Want to Holler)Marvin Gaye
Integrity, Identity, and Choosing a CharityBrandon Boesch
Investing for Impact with Program-Related InvestmentsPaul Brest