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Are Foundations For Ever?

Are Foundations For Ever? Rupert Graf Strachwitz Summary by Karel de Leeuw Donors are driven by at least one of the following three basic impulses: The impulse to give (philanthropy) The impulse to be remembered (memory) The impulse to impose one’s will on other people’s actions (hierarchy) Foundations are commonly created for perpetuity. However, nothing … Continue reading

Day of Arts Philanthropy

Report on the day of Arts Philanthropy

Report on The Day of Arts Philanthropy Symposium  by  Emilie van Heydoorn, Morgane Moco,  Karel de Leeuw & Adam Rakestraw January 30th, 2017   Morning Programme: Seminar for (inter)national researchers Theme 1: (Arts) Philanthropy in Europe: what’s going on? A transnational comparison Theme 2: Who is giving and why? European donors and their motives for … Continue reading

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A Place of Foundations and Endowments in German History: A Historical-Statical Approach.

Summary by: Adam Rakestraw. Authors: Thomas Adam and Gabriele Lingelbach Summary: Understanding foundations and endowments are important sources historically in Germany. Modern Germany should consider further organizing and structuring  philanthropy as a means of art finical. Germany has a record over 30 years of increase studies in philanthropic activities in society. Manuel Frey’s notion of … Continue reading

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Social Capital and Philanthropy: An Analysis of the Impact of Social Capital on Individual Giving and Volunteering

2007, by Eleanor Brown & James M. Ferris Summary By Morgane December 2016   Philanthropy is defined as a money donation or time giving, because of generosity, for the public good. The study analyzes the connection between social capital and philanthropy at the individual level. It states that each individual has a stock of social … Continue reading

Where is Private Investment to the Arts going?
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Where is Private Investment to the Arts going?

Summary By Morgane December 2016 Private Investment in Culture Survey 2011/12 A report from ‘Arts & Business’   Art & Business is a British organization of experts who develops collaborations and partnerships between the public / private sectors and cultural organizations. The present survey exposes the evolution of the private sector support in culture from … Continue reading