How many special issues on philanthropy and foundations have you seen in the last years? Not many. Still, they are increasing! The effort of building a research environment on philanthropy and foundations is bearing fruit. Not yet the sweetest one, but still, fruit, thus healthy and promising!
Glad to have participated in such an effort and now working for the next one…
Please enjoy reading this special issue from the American Behavioral Scientist.
Toward a Comparative Understanding of Foundations by Stefan Toepler
Foundations in Italy: What Roles and Challenges? by Elisa Ricciuti, Alex Turrini
Comparing Swedish Foundations: A Carefully Negotiated Space of Existence by Filip Wijkström, Stefan Einarsson
Foundations in Germany: A Portrait by Helmut K. Anheier, Sarah Förster, Janina Mangold, Clemens Striebing
Foundations in Germany: Higher Education by Janina Mangold
Foundations in Germany: Social Welfare by Sarah Förster
Foundations in Germany: Primary and Secondary Education by Clemens Striebing
Foundations in Germany: Culture and the Arts by Helmut K. Anheier, Clemens Striebing
Foundations in the Netherlands: Toward a Diversified Social Model? by Theo N.M. Schuyt, Barbara M. Gouwenberg, Barry L.K. Hoolwerf
Foundations in Switzerland: Between the American and the German Cases by Georg von Schnurbein, Marybel Perez
Foundations in Russia: Evolving Approaches to Philanthropy by Lev I. Jakobson, Stefan Toepler, Irina V. Mersianova
Foundations in the United States: Dimensions for International Comparison by David C. Hammack, Steven Rathgeb Smith
Foundations in Canada: A Comparative Perspective by Peter R. Elson, Jean-Marc Fontan, Sylbain Lefèvre, James Stauch