What leads people to give their time and money to charity? What characteristics distinguish groups that are involved in civic affairs from those that are not? And what can policy makers and nonprofit leaders do to promote giving and volunteering? This collection of essays investigates those and other questions to determine how to maximize the reach of community involvement in philanthropic work. (The Chronicle of Philanthropy
About the Author
Arthur C. Brooks is associate professor of public administration, director of the Nonprofit Studies Program, and senior research associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute, at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, as well as the co-author of The Performing Arts in a New Era.