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New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Lester M. Salamon

Abstract

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is increasingly clear that new models for financing and promoting social and environmental objectives have become urgently needed. Fortunately, a significant revolution appears to be underway on the frontiers of philanthropy and social investing that is providing at least a partial response to this dilemma. This book examines the new actors and new tools that form the heart of this revolution and shows how ... More

Keywords: social impact investment, social enterprise, enterprise brokers, capital aggregators

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199357543
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lester M. Salamon, author
Johns Hopkins University

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