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Philanthropy Annual: 2007 Review

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Be in the know. Stay on top of the issues, trends, and people in the field. Philanthropy Annual, our compendium of highlights from the year, includes:
  • Exclusive interviews with leaders in our field
  • Commentary by respected thinkers
  • Notable leadership changes and sector awards
  • A roundup of books, periodicals, and blogs
  • Key stats on foundation giving
  • A handy desk reference section with listings of sector organizations and contacts

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2007: Top Stories in the News

  • Impact, Effectiveness Top Foundation Agendas
  • Hurricane Katrina, Two Years Later
  • Philanthropy and Climate Change
  • The Changing Landscape of Philanthropy
  • Internal Revenue Service Revamps Form 990
  • International Development Paradigms Re-Examined
  • Noteworthy Gifts
  • 2008: Preview of the Year Ahead

People Who Make a Difference

  • Key Changes in Leadership
  • 2007 Awards
  • Nonprofit Times "2007 Power & Influence Top 50"

Newsmakers interviews
  • Susan Berresford, Former President, The Ford Foundation
  • Jonathan Fanton, President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Brian Gallagher, President and CEO, United Way of America
    "5 Questions Forů"
  • Darren Walker, Vice President of Foundation Initiatives, Rockefeller Foundationn
  • Ron McKinley, Project Director, Kellogg Action Lab
  • Larry McGill, Senior Vice President for Research, Foundation Center
    Commentary & Opinion
  • "Modern Philanthropy: The Challenge of Effectiveness," by Maxwell King, Former President, Heinz Endowments
  • "To Integrate Society, Re-Engage the Community," by C. Eugene Steuerle, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
  • "Wholesaling Social Change: Philanthropy's Strategic Inflection Point," by Ben Hecht, Founder and Former President & COO, One Economy Corporation

    Media Review

    • Books published in 2007
    • Magazines, journals, and other periodicals
    • Blogs

    The State of Foundation Giving

    • 30 Largest Foundation Grants in 2005
    • Distribution of Grant Dollars by Subject Area
    • 50 Largest Foundations
    • 10 Largest Foundations in Each State

    Appendix: Key Contacts

    • Foundation Center Cooperating Collections
    • Nonprofit Academic Centers
    • Regional Associations of Grantmakers
    • Grantmaker Affinity Groups
    • Philanthropy Periodical Editors

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