In the Moment of Giving: Essays on contemporary forms of private and corporate philanthropy
In het moment van geven: essays over hedendaags vrijwilligerswerk en maatschappelijk betrokken ondernemen
No part of the philanthropic landscape appears to be as diverse as the ways in which individuals and for-profit organizations seek to do good. While philanthropy is not a new phenomenon, its diversification of practices and the emergence of (third party) organizations and new vehicles call for a renewed understanding. The studies in this dissertation represent a more in-depth exploration of contemporary forms of private and corporate philanthropy. First, I examine temporary episodic volunteering by examining National Days of Service initiated by a third party. National Days of Service are state- or countrywide volunteering programs in which individuals and groups support nonprofit organizations by giving their time to a one-day, time-limited volunteer project. In the first two studies, I show how nonprofit organizations integrate National Days of Service and how they can do so more meaningfully. Second, I examine two vehicles that channel important elements of corporate philanthropy, and that stand between corporate donors and nonprofit recipients. These include a corporate foundation serving the interests of multiple corporate donors simultaneously (collective corporate foundation) and third party intermediary organizations. In the last two studies, I demonstrate how these two channels of corporate philanthropy add value and what the consequences are for corporate donors and nonprofit recipients.
|Keywords||Philanthropy, Corporate Philanthropy, Corporate Community Involvement, Corporate Foundations, Third party intermediaries, National Days of Service, Episodic Volunteering, Qualitative|
|Promotor||L.C.P.M. Meijs (Lucas) , J.P. Cornelissen (Joep)|
|Publisher||Erasmus University Rotterdam|
|Series||RSM Dissertations in Management|
Maas, S.A. (2020, March 20). In the Moment of Giving: Essays on contemporary forms of private and corporate philanthropy (No. 2). RSM Dissertations in Management. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/124976