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    • Give Smart

    • Philanthropy that Gets Results
    • By: Thomas J. Tierney, Joel L. Fleishman
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the first half of the 21st century, giving to family and community foundations alone will be ten times in today's dollars what it was throughout the entire 20th century. Yet despite tremendous innovation in the social sector, philanthropy's natural state is under-performance. Not since Andrew Carnegie wrote The Gospel of Wealth has a book been written that provides practical guidance for donors to get the most impact from their giving.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great content...extremely dull narration.

    • By Brunella on 03-15-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Foundation

    • A Great American Secret: How Private Wealth Is Changing the World
    • By: Joel Fleishman
    • Narrated by: Brett Barry
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Private foundations have been the dynamo of social change since their invention at the beginning of the last century. Yet just over 10 percent of the public knows they even exist; and for those who are aware of them, as well as even those who seek grants from them, their internal workings remain a complete mystery

    • A Great American Secret: How Private Wealth Is Changing the World
    • By: Joel Fleishman
    • Narrated by: Brett Barry
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 09-19-09
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Putting Wealth to Work

    • Philanthropy for Today or Investing for Tomorrow?
    • By: Joel L. Fleishman
    • Narrated by: Barry Abrams
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    During the next 20 years, more than $500 billion is expected to pour into the philanthropic sector. Some of it will come from retiring baby boomers, but even more will come from newly rich Silicon Valley billionaires. Since 2006, the idea of "giving while living" has grown in its appeal such that many philanthropic donors now expect not just to give money during their lifetimes, but to create organizations or ventures - some for profit, others not for profit - whose missions are expected to be completed within the lifetime of the donors.

    Regular price: $27.99