Philanthropy in America

Bremner, Robert H. 1988. American Philanthropy. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Brilliant, Eleanor L. 2001. Private Charity and Public Inquiry: A History of the Filer and Peterson Commissions. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Brooks, Arthur C., ed. 2005. Gifts of Time and Money: The Role of Charity in America’s Communities. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.
Brown, Dorothy M. and Elizabeth McKeown. 2000. The Poor Belong to Us: Catholic Charities and American Welfare. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Burlingame, Dwight. 2004. Philanthropy in America: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia (3 Volume Set). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Clotfelter, Charles T. and Thomas Ehrlich, eds. 2001. Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Dowie, Mark. 2001. American Foundations: An Investigative History. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Ellis, Susan J. and Katherine H. Noyes. 1990. By the People: A History of Americans as Volunteers. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
Friedman, Lawrence J. and Mark D. McGarvie. 2004. Charity, Philanthropy, and Civility in American History. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
Gaudiani, Claire. 2004. The Greater Good: How Philanthropy Drives the American Economy and Can Save Capitalism. New York: Henry Holt and Company.
Jackson, William J. 2008. The Wisdom of Generosity: A Reader in American Philanthropy. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.
Karoff, H. Peter, ed. 2004. Just Money: A Critique of Contemporary American Philanthropy. Fitchburg, MA: TPI Editions.
Kelley, Mary L. 2004. The Foundations of Texan Philanthropy. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press.
Lockley, Timothy James. 2007. Welfare and Charity in the Antebellum South. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida.
McCarthy, Kathleen D. 2005. American Creed: Philanthropy and the Rise of Civil Society, 1700-1865. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Morris, Andrew J. F. 2008. The Limits of Voluntarism: Charity and Welfare from the New Deal through the Great Society. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
Nielsen, Waldemar A. 1996. Inside American Philanthropy: The Dramas of Donorship. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.
Oates, Mary J. 1995. The Catholic Philanthropic Tradition in America. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Ogilvie, Robert S. 2004. Voluntarism, Community Life, and the American Ethic. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Rabinowitz, Alan. 1990. Social Change: Philanthropy in America. Quorum Books: Westport, CT.
Raymond, Susan U. and Mary Beth Martin, Esq. 2007. Mapping the New World of American Philanthropy: Causes and Consequences of the Transfer of Wealth. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Salamon, Lester M. 2003. The Resilient Sector: The State of Nonprofit America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.
Van Til, Jon. 1990. Critical Issues in American Philanthropy: Strengthening Theory and Practice. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
Wagner, David. 2001. What’s Love Got to Do with It?: A Critical Look at American Charity. New York: New Press.
Wells, Ronald Austin. 1998. The Honor of Giving: Philanthropy in Native America. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Center on Philanthropy.