What is Philanthropy?

What is Philanthropy?

Salvatore Alaimo
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 02/01/2017
Format: DVD
ISBN: 978-0-253-02916-4
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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.

The film was an official selection of four film festivals and a nominee for an Eclipse Award.

Run time: 86 minutes

Author Bio

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).

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Table of Contents

The documentary has:

Over 15 segment menu choices including
o Faith & Religion
o Social Entrepreneurship
o Foundations
o Volunteerism
o Advocacy
o Social Activism

Four additional special features
o Interviews with the Producer
o Philanthropy’s Impact on People
o Fundraising
o Tribute to Robert Payton

Subtitles in
o English SDH
o Spanish
o French
o Chinese (Mandarin)