Venture and philanthrocapitalism: the impact of the big donor

Eleanor Shaw, Jillian Gordon, Mairi Maclean, Charles Harvey

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In this chapter we focus on the philanthropic activities of high net worth entrepreneurs who are involved in substantial acts of philanthropy at home and abroad. Such individuals are referred to as ‘entrepreneurial philanthropists’.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to Philanthropy
EditorsTobias Jung, Susan Phillips, Jenny Harrow
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2014


  • venture
  • philanthrocapitalism
  • impact
  • big donor
  • philanthropy
  • private funds
  • public benefit
  • social change


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  • Identity, storytelling and the philanthropic journey

    Maclean, M., Harvey, C., Gordon, J. & Shaw, E., 1 Oct 2015, In: Human Relations. 68, 10, p. 1623-1652 30 p.

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