Joel Fleishman knows the sector like few others, and in this groundbreaking book he explains both the history of foundations - with their fledgling beginnings in the era of the robber barons seeking social respectability - through to the present day.
This book shows how, why foundations matters, and how the future of foundations can provide a vital spur to the engine of the American, and the world's, economy - if they are properly established and run.
©2009 Joel Fleishman; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
"Any budding philanthropist who aspires to make a better world...should read Joel Fleishman's wise book." (The Economist)
"[Fleishman] has been engaged in a lifelong 'lover's quarrel' with foundations. His book is a form of tough love." (The Wall Street Journal)
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