What Is Philanthropy?, Institutional Edition

What Is Philanthropy?, Institutional Edition

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If you think you know about giving, think again! What is Philanthropy? is a feature length documentary that portrays and discusses the concept of giving within the American context through a critical lens and a variety of perspectives. Contributors to the documentary include; actor Mike Farrell, NFL quarterback Alex Smith, Evelyn Lauder from the Estee' Lauder Companies, Civil Rights Leader Dr. William G. Anderson, Nell Newman, co-founder of Newman's Own Organics, US Senator Charles Grassley, as well as leading scholars and average citizens. Educator's Guide available (see related links). The film was an official selection of four film festivals and a nominee for an Eclipse Award. Run time: 86 minutesshow more

Product details

  • Blu-ray
  • 135 x 170 x 10mm | 45g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Institutional ed.
  • 0253029198
  • 9780253029195

About Salvatore Alalmo

Salvatore Alaimo is an Associate Professor in the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration at Grand Valley State University where he teaches courses in philanthropy and nonprofit administration. Dr. Alaimo has published articles in New Directions for Evaluation and the Journal of the Grant Professionals Association, and book chapters in The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership, Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice, and the Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management. He earned his PhD studying philanthropy at Indiana University, Indianapolis and is also certified in volunteer administration (CVA).show more

Review quote

"As this film makes clear, there is no one form of philanthropy and no one definition, but we must have the discussion because there is so much misinformation and ignorance about the subject. We in the nonprofit sector are truly negligent of telling our story well. In fact, I would like to use the documentary as an introduction to my Nonprofit Executive Programs here at Notre Dame." --Marc Hardy, Director of Nonprofit Executive Programs, Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dameshow more