Philanthropy

Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities

As urban transportation presents cities with new opportunities and challenges, The American Assembly cosponsored "Transforming Access, Mobility, and Delivery in Cities" as part of its ongoing work to connect stakeholders and advance knowledge on vexing urban challenges.

Deals and Ideals: For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Arts Connections

1998. The American Assembly

At two meetings in 1998 and 1999, participants identified potential connections between for-profit and not-for-profit arts. Benefits of collaboration between these two include shared risk and resources, development of niche audiences, increased nurturing of emerging talent, and development of new technology for dissemination.

Deals and Ideals: For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Arts Connections

At two meetings in November, 1998 and March, 1999, participants identified potential connections between for-profit and not-for-profit arts, and whether and how such connections might be formalized and expanded. Benefits of collaboration between the two include shared risk and resources, development of niche audiences, increased nurturing of emerging talent, and development of new technologies in increase audiences.

Trust, Service, and the Common Purpose: Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America

1998. Charles T. Clotfelter (ed.), Thomas Ehrlich (ed.)

The 1998 book Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America explored the challenges facing the rapidly changing non-profit and philanthropic sectors in America as well as the wider societal transformations that shaped their roles.  The authors sought out strategies for strengthening accountability in the sector and encouraged sector leaders to look to business for successful models of outcomes-driven investment and evaluation.  Edited by Charles T.

Trust, Service, and the Common Purpose: Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America

1998. The American Assembly

From the 1998 American Assembly of the same name, the report explores the rapidly changing non-profit and philanthropic sectors in America.  Participants recommended strategies for strengthening accountability in the sector and encouraged sector leaders to look to business for successful models of outcomes-driven investment and evaluation. 

Trust, Service, and the Common Purpose: Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America

This 1998 project explored the transformation of the non-profit and philanthropic sectors in America over the past decades and of their role as agents of social change. Participants recommended strategies for strengthening accountability in the sector and encouraged sector leaders to look to business for successful models of outcomes-driven investment and evaluation. 

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