Philanthropy Across the Generations: New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising

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At the Sixteenth Annual Symposium on Philanthropy in August 2003, scholars, donors, fundraisers, and other practitioners came together to discuss and reflect on issues facing donors and donees in the philanthropic relationship. The authors is this volume examine subjects ranging from the role of ethics in philanthropic agencies to challenges in giving, financial and grant-making skills, how to transform philanthropy, the importance of the estate tax, intergenerational learning and volunteering, and the health benefits of giving. The common focus is on the role of and value of philanthropy throughout the lifetime and across the generations.

This is the 42nd issue of the quarterly report series New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising.

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The moral case for the estate tax
Responsible grant making

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About the author (2004)

DWIGHT F. BURLINGAME, PhD, CFRE, is the Director for Academic Programs and Research at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy and a Professor in the Graduate School, Philanthropic Studies and School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He holds degrees from Moorhead State University, the University of Illinois, and Florida State University. He is a member of the NSFRE Research Council and is also Treasurer of ARNOVA. Dr. Burlingame is active in the nonprofit community and a frequent speaker, consultant, and author on topics relating to philanthropy, libraries, and development.
Dr. Burlingame has authored and coauthored seven books, more than 30 articles and more than 100 book reviews. His most recent works include Corporate Philanthropy at the Crossroads and Capacity for Change? The Nonprofit World in the Age of Devolution.