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White Man’s Burden

William Easterly, author of The White Man’s Burden: Why The West’s Efforts To Aid The Rest Have Done So Much Ill And So Little Good, has added his voice to the growing demand for independent evaluation of foreign aid. … Easterly said … that development assistance lacks CIAO: Customer feedback, Incentives, Accountability, and, therefore, good Outcomes. The […]

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Daniel Q. Kelley has worked with civil society organizations in the global South since 1991. He is the author, in Spanish, of Más Dinero para su Causa.

International Conference on Fundraising,

Alexandria,  VA,  United States,  December 5, 2005  — (Alexandria, VA) – Nearly 4,000 fundraisers from 20 different countries are expected to attend the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) International Conference on Fundraising, the largest gathering of professional fundraisers in the world, held April 2-5,2006, at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta. http://conference.afpnet.org/news.cfm?id=1705&action=1 

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Daniel Q. Kelley has worked with civil society organizations in the global South since 1991. He is the author, in Spanish, of Más Dinero para su Causa.

European funders and Latin America

… Marcos Kisil, from IDIS, argued that knowing how investments were being made was even more important than knowing how much was being invested. ‘In Latin America, there is a tradition of charity, rather than of social investment by the private sector,’ he said. ‘The issue is how much actually goes into social transformation, instead […]

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Daniel Q. Kelley has worked with civil society organizations in the global South since 1991. He is the author, in Spanish, of Más Dinero para su Causa.

Tax policies promote private charitable

David Roodman and Scott Standley,02/17/2006 Researchers have written hundreds of papers on the causes and consequences of official foreign aid, while paying almost no attention to private overseas giving, by individuals, universities, foundations, and corporations. Yet private giving is significant—some $15.5 billion/year, compared to more than $60 billion/year in public giving—and is in no small […]

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Daniel Q. Kelley has worked with civil society organizations in the global South since 1991. He is the author, in Spanish, of Más Dinero para su Causa.

Billionaire Gives a Big Gift but Still Gets to Invest It

New York Times, February 24, 2006 By STEPHANIE STROM Boone Pickens, the often controversial and always colorful Texas oilman turned investor, took advantage of a temporary tax break to make a gift that propelled him into the ranks of the nation’s top philanthropists last year. But what Mr. Pickens gave away with one hand he continues […]

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