New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global…

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byLester M. Salamon

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With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is increasingly clear that new models for financing and promoting social and environmental objectiveshave become urgently needed.Fortunately, however, a significant revolution appears to be underway in the way in which social and environmental purposes are being financed. The heart of this revolution is a massive explosion in the instruments and institutions being deployed to mobilize private resources in support of socialand environmental objectives. Where earlier such support was limited to charitable gifts, now a bewildering array of new instruments and institutions has surfaced-loans, loan guarantees, private equity, barter arrangements, social stock exchanges, bonds, secondary markets, investment funds, and manymore-all of them designed to leverage not just the tens of billions of dollars of philanthropic grants but the hundreds of billions, indeed trillions, of dollars of private investment capital.While the changes under way are inspiring and by no means trivial, however, they remain largely uncharted in any systematic fashion. This monograph, and of the companion volume for which it also serves as the introductory chapter, is designed to overcome this problem, to provide the firstcomprehensible and accessible roadmap to the full range of important new developments taking place on the frontiers of philanthropy and social investment. In the process, it seeks to broaden awareness of these developments, increase their credence and traction, and make it possible to maximize thebenefits they can generate while acknowledging the limitations and challenges they also face.

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With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is increasingly clear that new models for financing and promoting social and environmental objectiveshave become urgently needed.Fortunately, howeve...

Lester m. Salamon is Director at the Center for Civil Society Studies, Institute for Policy Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and Editor of The Tools of Government (OUP, 2002).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 24, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of IllustrationsAcknowledgementsWilliam Dietel: ForewordMario Morino: PrefaceDirectory of ParticipantsPART 1: INTRODUCTION1. Lester M. Salamon: he Revolution on the Frontiers of Philanthropy: An IntroductionPART 2: NEW ACTORS2. Lisa Richter: Capital Aggregators3. David J. Erickson: Secondary Markets4. Durreen Shahnaz, Robert Kraybill, and Lester M. Salamon: Social and Environmental Exchanges5. Lester M. Salamon and William Burckart: Foundations as "Philanthropic Banks"6. Lisa Hagerman and David Wood: Enterprise Brokers7. Melinda T. Tuan: Capacity Builders and Venture Philanthropy8. Vince Stehle: Online Portals and Exchanges9. Rick Cohen: Corporate-Originated Charitable Funds10. Angela M. Eikenberry and Jessica Bearman: Funding CollaborativesPART 3: NEW TOOLS11. Luther Ragin: Overview: The New Tools of "Philanthropy"12. Norah McVeigh and Julia Sass Rubin: Loans, Loan Guarantees, and Credit Enhancements13. Shari Berenbach and Elise Balboni: Fixed-Income Securities14. Mary Tingerthal: Securitization15. Monica Brand and John Kohler: Private Equity Investments16. Drew von Glahn and Caroline Whistler: Social Impact Bonds/Pay-for-Success17. Craig Churchill and Lauren Peterson: Insurance18. Steve Lydenberg and Katie Grace: Socially Responsible Investing and Purchasing19. Peter Frumkin: GrantsPART 4: CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES20. Who Gains, Who Loses? Distributional Impacts of the New Philanthropic MarketplaceMike Edwards: Part AMatthew Bishop and Michael Green: Part B21. Alex Nicholls and Rodney Schwartz: The Demand Side of the Philanthropic Marketplace22. Brian Trelstad: The Elusive Quest for Impact: The Evolving Practice of Social Impact Measurement23. Maximilian Martin: The New Frontiers of Philanthropy in Global Perspective24. Shirley Sagawa: Creating a More Enabling Environment: A Policy Agenda for the New Frontiers of PhilanthropyGlossary of TermsBibliographyIndex