Private Funds, Public Purpose Philanthropic Foundations in International Perspective

Comparative information detailing the cultural, legal and historical environments of foundations in international settings has been scarce - until now. Written by scholars from six countries, this text covers philanthropic foundations in the world's busiest commercial centers - the U.S. and Eas...

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Main Author: Anheier, Helmut K.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Toepler, Stefan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1999, 1999
Series:Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies, An International Multidisciplinary Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Comparative information detailing the cultural, legal and historical environments of foundations in international settings has been scarce - until now. Written by scholars from six countries, this text covers philanthropic foundations in the world's busiest commercial centers - the U.S. and Eastern and Western Europe. It reports on the structures and mindsets that shape foundations' gift giving, and discusses different aspects of foundation management. Case studies of the French and Italian foundation communities and a comparative legal chapter are especially notable
Physical Description:XV, 264 p online resource
ISBN:9781461548935