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From Accidental to Strategic: Converting Charitable Impulse into Strategy The Collaboration Challenge: How Nonprofits and Businesses Succeed Through Strategic Alliances By James E. Austin, Harvard Business School Published by Jossey-Bass Connecting Companies to Communities:A Guide to the Design and Management of Community Investment Programs Published by Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, Toronto REVIEWED BY SHEHERAZADE HIRJI…

Evaluation: The Elusive Frontier

The purpose of this articles is to review some aspects of evaluation from a practical rather than a technical viewpoint, and to look at recent trends and some resulting challenges to successful evaluation from the perspective of a funder. There has been a lot of interest in evaluation lately, perhaps with some expectation that evaluation…

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The Heartbeat of a Trust-Fifty Years of the Sir Donabji Tata Trust By R.M Lata Published by Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi, India REVIEWED BY SHEHERAZADE HIRJI Member, Law Society of England and Wales In the Western world a pessimistic image of both human development and social and economic growth in the Third…