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Author Zinsmeister, Karl, author.

Title The almanac of American philanthropy / Karl Zinsmeister ; [edited by] Karl Zinsmeister.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Philanthropy Roundtable, 2016.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2016.

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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st edition.
Description 1 online resource (966 entries) : 49 images ; digital files.
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Contents Introduction: How philanthropy fuels American success -- Great philanthropy quotations -- Philanthropy hall of fame -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1735 to present): medicine & health -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1636 to 2014): education -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1805 to present): arts & culture -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1856 to present): nature, animals, & parks -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1657 to present): prosperity -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1681-present): religion -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1833 to 2014): public-policy reform -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1810-2015): overseas -- Major achievements of American philanthropy (1887 to 2014): local projects -- Essential books & articles on philanthropy -- Results of an original 2015 national poll -- Statistics on US generosity -- Who gives most to charity? -- Why is charitable activity tax-protected? (think freedom, not finances) -- Timeline of American philanthropy 1636-2015.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The Almanac conveniently encapsulates the history, purposes, effects, and modern direction of private giving. It lends missing perspective, and serves as a handy encyclopedic reference. People serious about donating money to good causes will consult it again and again as they refine their giving.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Philanthropists -- United States.
Charities -- United States.
Endowments -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 0986147451 9780986147456 (DLC) 2015956045
ISBN 9781785399701 electronic version
9780986147456 alk. paper

 
    
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