The Business of Giving

The Theory and Practice of Philanthropy, Grantmaking and Social Investment

  • Peter Grant

Part of the Cass Business Press book series (CBP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Peter Grant
      Pages 1-4
  3. The Theory of Social Investment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Peter Grant
      Pages 21-31
    3. Peter Grant
      Pages 32-52
    4. Peter Grant
      Pages 53-79
  4. Social Investment as a Business Process

  5. Managing Social Investment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Peter Grant
      Pages 145-162
    3. Peter Grant
      Pages 163-181
    4. Peter Grant
      Pages 182-203
    5. Peter Grant
      Pages 204-232
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 233-261

About this book


The Business of Giving reviews current thinking and surveys the key techniques any philanthropist or grantmaker should adopt. It also outlines a generic social investment process that can be utilized for all philanthropic or grantmaking programmes. Essential reading for all engaged in or with an interest in philanthropy or civil society in general.


business Investment management performance management risk management

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter Grant
    • 1
  1. 1.Sir John Cass Business SchoolUK

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