Download e-book for iPad: American Foundations: Roles and Contributions by Helmut K. Anheier, David C. Hammack

By Helmut K. Anheier, David C. Hammack

ISBN-10: 0815703392

ISBN-13: 9780815703396

Show description

Read or Download American Foundations: Roles and Contributions PDF

Similar american studies books

New PDF release: America and the political philosophy of common sense

From Aristotle to Thomas Jefferson, seminal thinkers have declared 'common feel' crucial for ethical discernment and civilized residing. but the tale of common-sense philosophy isn't really popular at the present time. In "America and the Political Philosophy of universal Sense", Scott Segrest lines the historical past and explores the non-public and social that means of good judgment as understood specifically in American inspiration and as mirrored in particular within the writings of 3 paradigmatic thinkers: John Witherspoon, James McCosh, and William James.

Download e-book for kindle: The Color of Fascism: Lawrence Dennis, Racial Passing, and by Gerald Horne

What does it suggest that Lawrence Dennis—arguably the “brains” in the back of U. S. fascism—was born black yet spent his complete grownup existence passing for white? Born in Atlanta in 1893, Dennis all started lifestyles as a hugely touted African American baby preacher, traveling nationally and arousing audiences along with his dark-skinned mom as his escort.

Download PDF by William Crotty: America's Choice 2000: Entering a New Millenium

America’s selection 2000 makes an attempt to make experience of the longest operating, so much fiercely contested and, finally, closest race within the heritage of presidential elections. What have been an earnest if predictable basic election crusade morphed right into a post-election day sequence of controversies that validated the nation’s electoral techniques, its courts, and its democratic tradition.

New PDF release: Citizen Worker: The Experience of Workers in the United

Within the Nineteen Nineties, democracy and marketplace freedom are usually mentioned as if they have been synonymous or interchangeable. What the event of staff within the usa truly finds is that as govt turned extra democratic, what it may well do to form lifestyle grew to become extra limited. This unique and critical paintings examines the connection among staff and govt by way of focusing now not at the felony rules of unions and moves, yet on well known struggles for voters' rights.

Extra info for American Foundations: Roles and Contributions

Sample text

18 In two separate efforts, the Carnegie Foundation shaped college admissions requirements, which, in turn, changed and standardized high school curricula throughout the country. First, in the second and third decades of the twentieth century it used contingencies placed on its funding of institutions of higher education to put in place new high school course requirements for college admission. Second, by helping to fund the development of the Educational Testing Service in the 1940s, it promoted standardized college admissions testing.

American foundations: their roles and contributions 27 continue to redefine their efforts to expand opportunity for self-improvement. The most rapid foundation growth is occurring in the South. What does seem different from the past are the acceptance of limitation, the search for leverage, the emphasis on such intangible foundation resources as reputation and the ability to convene, enhanced transparency, openness to new approaches, and the embracing of foundation diversity. We see all this both in the new foundations and in many of those that are larger and established.

The National Center for Charitable Statistics has created easily available data sets and summary sources of statistics. S. Internal Revenue Service. As access to this information increased, the Internal Revenue Service, working closely with Independent Sector (an umbrella organization for American nonprofits), the National Center for Charitable Statistics, and others, has substantially revised, clarified, and expanded its data collection activities. S. nonprofit sector. Many individual foundations have taken moves toward increased transparency that fit with their own missions.

Download PDF sample

American Foundations: Roles and Contributions by Helmut K. Anheier, David C. Hammack

by Kenneth

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 25 votes