An open, honest, and challenging look at the forces at work in creating the global philanthropic world of tomorrow Part of the AFP Fund Development Series, this book offers practical tips and techniques on how fundraisers can survive and thrive in a flat world. In the last few years the world has not just shrunk, it has positively pancaked. But are nonprofits really equipped to deal with this new global society? Philanthropy in a Flat World helps readers understand the Flat Philanthropic World with candid advice to help them chart their own course in today's world of instant information transfer and of media power and concentration. Jon Duschinsky (Paris, France) is the Founder and Director of bethechange Consulting. He is a recognized speaker at high-profile international events and faculty at universities in Europe and the US, where he delivers training on inspiration, motivation, and creativity in fundraising practice and theory.
Jon Duschinsky is the founder and Director of bethechange consulting. He was founding member of the fundraising group Cascaid in the UK, before becoming an established fundraiser in France. A leading actor on the European fundraising stage, Jon has been a board member of the European Fundraising Association and both the chair and director of the French Institute of Fundraising. He is a recognized speaker at high-profile international events and faculty at universities in Europe and the U.S., where he delivers training on inspiration, motivation, and creativity in fundraising practice and theory.
Preface. Introduction: The First Flat World Fundraiser. Part One : Flat And Beautiful. Chapter One: The Flat World. From Columbus to Skinny Lattes. Flat, wild and wacky. From Geography to Biography. ZOOM. What makes a pancake? The Global Passport for Change. The three tippers. The Exponential World. Chapter Two: The realities of the flat world. Choice. Individualism. Disappearing boundaries. Chapter Three: The Global Philanthropy Crisis. Middle Class Heroes. Development and Flatness. Part Two: Surviving And Thriving. Chapter Four: From 50s to Fractions. Karaoke Capitalism. Chapter Five: The 4 step plan to Flat Philanthropic Success. Step 1 : Rationalise. Step 2. Become sexy. Use your body. Hypersensitivity - or Brain the Branding Snail. Chapter Six : Balancing out the future fundraising mix. Giving according to whose needs? High-Impact Philanthropy. Capital for Good. Conclusion. Acknowledgments. AFP Code of Ethics for Professional Philanthropic Fundraisers. Donor Bill of Rights. Index.