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Drezner, Noah D. – Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Scholars have long documented the intersection between social identity and experiences within higher education. However, we know very little about the role of social identity in shaping alumni engagement with their alma mater, specifically through philanthropic giving. Building upon social identity and social distance theories and the…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Educational Finance, Fund Raising, Higher Education
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Mfum-Mensah, Obed – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
Beginning in the nineteenth century, a plethora of western Christian and secular philanthropies introduced "top-down" philanthropic initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa to promote education and "development". There seems to be a complex link between the agendas of international philanthropies and their home governments' broader…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Philanthropic Foundations, Educational Development, Social Stratification
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Kornhaber, Mindy L.; Barkauskas, Nikolaus J.; Griffith, Kelly M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
The Common Core State Standards Initiative seeks to prepare all students to graduate high school without remedial needs, to improve transparency across states' accountability systems, and to foster efficiencies in the development and distribution of educational resources. The reform was adopted in more than 40 states and has been described as…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Federal Aid, Philanthropic Foundations, Private Financial Support
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Castillo, Elise – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2020
Researchers have demonstrated how venture philanthropic networks advance the growth of charter schools underpinned by market tenets. However, little remains known about how progressive charter schools mobilize financial support when most funding from philanthropic networks flows to market-oriented charters. This qualitative study examines how…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Charter Schools, Private Financial Support, Educational Finance
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Dean-Coffey, Jara – American Journal of Evaluation, 2018
An increasing number of foundations are embracing racial equity/equity as a core value, and it is influencing how they see themselves and operate. However, evaluation has for the most part remained untouched. Knowing how race/racism has influenced both, philanthropy and evaluation, deepens our understanding of how philanthropic evaluation practice…
Descriptors: Race, Equal Education, Racial Bias, Private Financial Support
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Alias, Siti Noormi; Ismail, Maimunah – European Journal of Training and Development, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to propose a conceptual model of philanthropic behavior of volunteers in the health care sector. Design/methodology/approach: This study is based on an extensive review of past research on philanthropic behavior. To conduct the literature review, keywords such as philanthropy, philanthropic behavior, giving, donating,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Volunteers, Nongovernmental Organizations, Altruism
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Mone, Jinrui – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Since philanthropic support from alumni and their families is an important source of revenue for colleges and universities, identifying ways to connect with Chinese students and cultivate philanthropic support from their parents will be an essential component of fundraising efforts. In this study, I attempt to investigate how Chinese parent donors…
Descriptors: Parents, Donors, Fund Raising, Private Financial Support
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Wolhuter, C. C. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The aim of this lead article of this special issue of "Compare" is to assess the value of Jullien's vision for the field of comparative and international education today. The life, writings and ideas of Jullien are sketched, followed by a survey of the path of development of the field since the time of Jullien. In view of the exigencies…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Intellectual History, Change Agents
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Srivastava, Prachi – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2016
This article argues that the rise of domestic and international philanthropic engagement in education in India cannot be understood in isolation; rather, it is part of a broader trend of what is termed "new global philanthropy in education" in the Global South. Central to understanding the nature of this engagement is the localised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Literature Reviews
Jain, Yashraj – Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 2016
This report presents findings from the 2016 Ross-CASE Survey of Philanthropic Giving to Universities in UK. The project was conducted by CASE Europe and funded by HEFCE and the Ross-Group. This year's survey comes at a time of great change for the UK charity sector. The historical trend data of previous surveys will be invaluable in helping…
Descriptors: Philanthropic Foundations, Higher Education, School Surveys, Universities
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Diehl, David; Marx, Robert – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Recent years have witnessed not only the growth of charter schools, but also a surge of philanthropies acting as institutional entrepreneurs who offer both funding and legitimacy. And yet, over a short period of time, foundations' once diffuse giving has become increasingly concentrated. In order to explain these changing dynamics of philanthropic…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Private Financial Support, Educational Finance, Philanthropic Foundations
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Greenwald, Howard P. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2013
This article synthesizes interview data from evaluation directors and top executives of philanthropic foundations on how evaluation might better advance their missions. In key informant interviews, respondents commented on the purposes of evaluation from the foundation's perspective, challenges to effective evaluation, and the means by which…
Descriptors: Philanthropic Foundations, Administrator Attitudes, Interviews, Evaluation Utilization
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Carter, Linnie S.; Duggan, Molly H. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2011
This descriptive study surveyed current, lapsed, and major gift donors to explore the impact of college communications on donors' decisions to contribute to the college, the likelihood of donor financial support for various college projects, and the philanthropic motivation profiles of the donors of a midsized, multicampus community college in…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Donors, Program Effectiveness
Gasman, Marybeth – Phi Delta Kappan, 2012
Philanthropic interest in K-12 education has grown substantially in the past 10 years, with some estimates putting K-12 educational spending at 25% of all philanthropic giving. Critics have pointed to the lack of educational expertise held by philanthropists and the intrusive nature of their giving, calling them a small group of billionaires…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Partnerships in Education, United States History
Cook, Heather J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
At Northeast State Community College (NeSCC) nearly 70% of students need some form of financial aid to attend. State support is flattening or decreasing and the gap is filled by private donors' support (Northeast State Community College, 2011). Hundreds of donors have made significant contributions to aid in the education of those in the Northeast…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Transformational Leadership, Donors, Private Financial Support
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