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Reference books are always useful. In this list some books have been reviewed whilst others are listed as recommended reading.

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Foundations in the US have phenomenal wealth with assets in the billions. Grant-makers enjoy great freedom in deciding how this money is spent without answering to any regulator or shareholder and have the ability to take risks and innovate where...
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Written by a former director of Philanthropy UK, this book provides a comprehensive review of all aspects of fundraising for cultural organizations, including sections on donor research, events, legacies, board development and tax issues. Case studies demonstrate best practice and...
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This book works through the building blocks for developing a programme of major gift giving, including strategy, research, cultivation, making the ask and good stewardship once the cheque is received. No quick results are promised, the foreword warns, "There are...
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This is a ‘fundraisers’ bible’. Essential reference containing information on the grant-giving, deadlines, contact details and advice for applicants of the largest UK trusts and foundations.
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With mass youth unemployment on a scale not seen since the early 1990s, and a government campaign committing £1bn to tackling the issue of supporting young people not in employment, education or training (NEET), this is said to be a...
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This book is written for “boom-generation women” (those born between 1943-1964) and those who need to understand that slice of the demographic pie, such as advisors and fundraisers. In a departure from the standard formats of ‘how to’ giving textbooks...
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The first of the two major histories of English philanthropy to be published in the mid-twentieth century, Jordan bases his work on a comprehensive study of all charitable legacies made within this period from the late 15th to mid 17th...
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This small book has a big aim: to illuminate what is happening in American philanthropy today, and what it all means.
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Money Well Spent is a handbook on strategic philanthropy, aimed at practitioners eager to create impact, rather than those interested in academic debates about the history, philosophy or practice o
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Australian philosopher and Princeton’s touring professor Peter Singer returns to a pet topic in this book – no, not man’s treatment of animals, for which he found notoriety follow

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