This paper aims to empirically examine if and how different governance attributes associate with different philanthropic strategies. The choice of Italian foundations represents an ideal research environment considering the strong reduction of governmental social spending due to the financial crisis and the simultaneous increase in the social relevance of private foundations to support social causes of significance.
This research was funded by University of Padova ‘Progetti di Ateneo’; Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo & Foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Modena ‘Progetti di Ricerca sulle Fondazioni’; Foundation Antonveneta.
Boesso, G., Cerbioni, F. and Kumar, K. (2014), "What Drives Good Philanthropy? The Relationship Between Governance and Strategy in Foundations", Mechanisms, Roles and Consequences of Governance: Emerging Issues (Studies in Public and Non-Profit Governance, Vol. 2), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 159-180. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2051-663020140000002005Download as .RIS
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