"Duschinsky is a gifted storyteller, and his ability to weave disparate threads of thought from many disclipines into an integrated action plan for nonprofits is truly impressive. Whether engaged directly in philanthropic enterprises or not, readers will find this book fascinating-a thought provoking look at our emerging global village." (Estate Planning
, August 2009)
"…consultant Duschinsky explains what today's "flat' world, characterized by lowered trade and political barriers and telecommunications advances, means for nonprofits and their donors. He gives advice to nonprofit managers and fundraisers on attracting donors, competing against other flat world fundraisers, and reacting to and growing with the opportunities presented by the flat world." (Book News, May 2009)
From the Inside Flap
According to Thomas Friedman, our world is now flatwith lowered trade and political barriers and unimagined technical advances that have made it possible to do business, or almost anything else, instantaneously with billions of other people across the planetbut what does that mean for your nonprofit organization, whether it's new or established? In today's "borderless" world, your nonprofit must become more flexible, adaptable, and international in approach to help it survive the coming challenges.
Philanthropy in a Flat World: Inspiration Through Globalization is a compellingly practical handbook for your nonprofit on what a flat world means for you and, more importantly, for your donors, as well as on how you can become equipped to deal with this new global society. Engaging fundraisers in an open, honest, and challenging look at the forces at work in creating the global philanthropic world of tomorrow, author and internationally renowned fundraising consultant Jon Duschinsky shows you how your nonprofit can:
Understand what the Flat Philanthropic World is and what it means for your organization
Chart your own course in today's world of instant information transfer and of media power and concentration
Mobilize capital for good
Compete against other Flat World fundraisers: the media, corporations, and retailers
React to and grow with the opportunities presented by the Flat Philanthropic World
Offering candid advice to help you chart your nonprofit's course in realizing what will make your organization different and attract donors to it, Philanthropy in a Flat World: Inspiration Through Globalization holds the tools and keys you as a fundraiser need to be effective in the world of tomorrow.