Scholars from six different nations give their view of philanthropic foundations at the international level. It assesses the capabilities of numerous foundations in various countries, examines the contexts within which they function, and offers comparative analyses of the historical, structural, legal, and social factors that have shaped their development. The contributors also examine and compare different styles of foundation management, as found in the United States and the United Kingdom, and provide case studies of the development of foundation communities.Written by scholars from six countries, this text covers philanthropic foundations in the worlda#39;s busiest commercial centers - the U.S. and Eastern and Western Europe.
|Title||:||Private Funds, Public Purpose|
|Author||:||Helmut K. Anheier, Stefan Toepler|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1999-01-31|