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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 Review
Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian charity explained Authors: Ruth Shapiro, with Manish Mirchandani and Heesu Jang Ruth Shapiro’s highly readable title is a welcome addition to the surprisingly underrepresented catalogue of books on Asian philanthropy. Philanthropy sits at the nexus between astonishing...
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Hopt, Klaus, J; Rainer Walz, Thomas von Hippel and Volker Then. Editors
Excellent viewpoints.
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Cheng, Willie and William D Green
Well worth reading.
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Anheier, Helmut K and David Winder
Helpful, practical advice when developing philanthropic strategies
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Though privately controlled, foundations perform essential roles that serve society at large. They spearhead some of the world's largest and most innovative initiatives in science, health, education and the arts, fulfilling important needs that could not be addressed adequately in...
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International development is often new and unfamiliar territory for funders and they can struggle with the operational difficulty of funding internationally. But challenges can be overcome, according to a study of foundations making annual grants in this area of between...
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This book, based on Dr. Koele's PhD dissertation, addresses the complex international tax barriers facing philanthropic organisations. The book begins by defining the scope of the study including the concept of "landlock", political philosophies behind tax relief for philanthropic organisations...
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This report argues that donors face a number of barriers when giving internationally due to the lack of independent information on charities operating in developing countries and the vast scale of human suffering and environmental degradation, which can be overwhelming...
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A companion report to Giving in India , the primary goal of this report is to help donors who care about Indian children to understand what the funding priorities are, and to identify organisations they might want to support. It...

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