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Reference books are always useful. In this list some books have been reviewed whilst others are listed as recommended reading.

Book List
By:
Emilie Goodall and Tris Lumley
New Philanthropy Capital
This report highlights a number of charities working to help those affected by child abuse, including charities that work in three areas. First, those that teach children how to identify abuse; for example, Eighteen & Under works with children, from...
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The former White House resident has been recently described as “a philanthropist who happened to be President”. Drawing on his post-presidential career of building a foundation and leading the American voluntary response to the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, Clinton’s...
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Philanthropy might seem like an excellent way for families to come together around a shared passion, but Creating Change through Family Philanthropy is refreshingly honest about the fraught internal reality of family foundations. As this book explores, typical family dynamics...
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A thoughtful observer of philanthropy predicted that at least half of all family foundations would run into trouble within the first two generations, face more difficult problems in the third generation and probably cease to exist soon afterwards. This book...
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Beyond Success is a guide that aims to assist individuals with the achievement of a meaningful and lasting financial, philanthropic, and generational family legacy. The author combines his personal experiences in both the financial and philanthropic fields with extensive research...
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Tracy Gary is an all-American motivational guru who has created her own unique niche. Instead of using her charm, patter and perfect teeth to help salesmen sell more widgets or assist managers in squeezing more productivity out of their team,...
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A study of family foundations based on the experiences of thirty families in the USA and Canada.
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The intended readership is young people, like the authors, who are just becoming involved in their family’s philanthropy.
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Despite the extensive literature on family foundations and corporate philanthropy, little is known about the philanthropy of family businesses, which straddles these categories.