Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Sector: An introduction | Theo N.M. Schuyt

Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Sector: An introduction | Theo N.M. Schuyt

Offering an introduction to modern philanthropy with regard to the commitment and willingness of citizens, funds, churches and businesses to contribute voluntarily to society Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Sector: An Introduction attempts to map philanthropy and promote a better understanding of its characteristics and features. Intended for students, scientists, administrators, policymakers, politicians, fundraisers, philanthropists and philanthropic organizations this book adopts a social policy approach to look at philanthropy alongside other social arrangements and provide an invaluable introduction for all those interested in this fascinating social mechanism.   Visit www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472412805 to order this title and to learn more about the...

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ERNOP Philanthropy Research Conference Riga, July 11-12

ERNOP Philanthropy Research Conference Riga, July 11-12

The ERNOP Philanthropy Research Conference will be held on July 11 and 12 2013. This conference will be centred around ‘Challenges for Research On Philanthropy’. Researchers and practioners from Europe and other countries will present papers on this conference and the University of Latvia in Riga will host the conference. All philanthropy researchers and practioners (European and non-European) are very much invited to join the conference. Special attention will be paid on challenges and opportunities for the European perspective on philanthopy research. Mr. Philippe Galiay from the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, will speak on “Putting Philanthropy higher on the EU Agenda”. The preliminary program can be downloaded here. More information about registration and topics can be found on the ERNOP web page:...

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