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Savvy Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Author: Genevieve Timmons

Commissioned by Australian Communities Foundation, offers inspiring guidance for anyone involved in a charitable giving program. By using both the head and the heart, this book offers a step by step guide on how you can achieve impact and an enduring benefit from every dollar.

This book by Genevieve Timmons, commissioned by Australian Communities Foundation, offers inspiring guidance for anyone involved in a charitable giving program. By using both the head and the heart, this book offers a step by step guide on how you can achieve impact and an enduring benefit from every dollar.

Drawn from a wealth of experience in the world of grant-making, Timmons provides practical advice, creative insights and ‘big picture’ challenges that will help to:

  • Understand what you want to achieve with your giving
  • Deal with the nuts and bolts of funding – and the red tape
  • Identify the right time, right place, right people and right project
  • Celebrate the outcomes.

So whether you are a new donor, an established grant maker, a philanthropy adviser or an organisation seeking support, Savvy Giving provides a comprehensive guide on how philanthropic dollars, when strategically spent, can generate great outcomes for the social landscape you care about.

All book proceeds support philanthropy.

To purchase Savvy Giving – please contact Australian Community Foundation.

Published: Jan. 2013

Price: $24.95

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