Books

Books and articles

Here are some more recent books and articles published by Lilly Family School of Philanthropy faculty members.

Islamic Education in the U.S. book cover

Islamic Education in the United States and the Evolution of Muslim Nonprofit Institutions

by Shariq Siddiqui and Sabith Khan

This book is a novel and ambitious attempt to map the Muslim American nonprofit sector: its origins, growth and impact on American society. Using theories from the fields of philanthropy, public administration and data gathered from surveys and interviews, the authors make a compelling case for the Muslim American nonprofit sector's key role in America.

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Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving

Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving

by Lilya Wagner

A "one size fits all" strategy is not effective when it comes to philanthropy and fundraising in today's diversified environment. This book enables nonprofit leaders, board members, staff, and volunteers of nonprofit organizations to better reach diverse populations and incorporate perspectives that increase success by surveying the cultural context for philanthropic action.

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Health Care as a Social Good

Health Care as a Social Good: Religious Values and the American Democracy

by David M. Craig

Health Care as a Social Good: Religious Values and the American Democracy argues that as escalating health costs absorb more and more of family income and government budgets, we need to take stock of the full range of health care values to create a different and more affordable community-based health care system.

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Achieving Excellence in Fundraising

Achieving Excellence in Fundraising

by Eugene R. Tempel, Timothy L. Seiler, Eva E. Aldrich, Paulette Maehara

This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic book in the field provides a conceptual foundation for the fund raising profession. Guided by the enduring philosophy of fundraising master Henry A. Rosso, contributors explain the reasoning behind the planning and selection of strategies for all fundraising activities.

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Religion in Philanthropic Organizations: Family, Friend, Foe?

Religion in Philanthropic Organizations: Family, Friend, Foe?

by Thomas J. Davis

Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional" philanthropy have had on how religious philanthropies carry out their activities.

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Working papers

The Research department within the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy produces working papers representing their work with philanthropy and nonprofit sector projects. These papers identify emerging trends, challenge conventional wisdom, and provide invaluable insights into the work of philanthropic organizations and practices. The content of these papers may have been submitted for publication in academic journals or presented as conference proceedings.

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