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Black Hospitals and White Philanthropy

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Raising funds was one of the difficulties faced by hospital reformers in their aim to support black hospitals. Given the lack of financial capabilities of the patients and the increasing expense of ... More


Foundations and Funding

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter places immigrant organizations into the complex, quasi-federated web of funding and grants. Immigrant-serving nonprofit organizations work at the grass roots, providing direct services ... More


Social justice, liberalism and philanthropy: the tensions and limitations of British foundations

Balihar Sanghera and Kate Bradley

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the roles of philanthropic foundations in international development relative to NGOs, civil society and social justice. The chapter firstly highlights the changing global ... More


Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Lester M. Salamon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

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 ... More


Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Christo Sims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In New York City in 2009, a new kind of public school opened its doors to its inaugural class of middle schoolers. Conceived by a team of game designers and progressive educational reformers and ... More


Global Health Actors and Activities

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

In recent years, the number of global health actors engaged in projects, research, diplomacy, and governance activities has multiplied, adding to long-existing players and actions. This chapter ... More


‘From the Grampians to the Firth of Forth’1: The Development of the Dundee Royal Infirmary

Lorraine Walsh

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the nature of support for the Dundee Royal Infirmary, Dundee's first major philanthropic foundation financed by subscription. It assesses the impact of changing middle-class ... More


Elusive Industrial Angels

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines the contribution of industry in the funding of universities in the U.S. It suggests that contrary to popular belief industry is a very minor participant in the financing of ... More


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