Cultures of Giving: How Region and Religion Influence Philanthropy

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Sponsored by the Indiana Center on Philanthropy

This volume was developed from the seventh annual conference on Takin Fundraising Seriously, held by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. The authors explore the powerful impact of our varied religions and geographic regions on American philanthropy and reveal how understanding these diverse cultures can aid fundraisers and development officers in successfully reaching donors. This is the 7th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising. For more information on the series, please see the Journals and Periodicals page.

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Generous and stingy communities
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CHARLES H. HAMILTON is director of the J. M. Kaplan Fund, a New York City-based foundation. He is also a research associate at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy and a visiting fellow at Yale University's Program on Non-Profit Organizations. WARREN F. ILCHMAN is executive director of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy and professor of philanthropic studies and public policy. Formerly professor at the University of California, he was program adviser to the Ford Foudation's International Division, dean of Boston University, provost and director of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and the Rockefeller Institute of Government, SUNY, and president of Pratt Institute. He is the author of twelve books.

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