The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Fundraising and Philanthropy (module SO839)
Convenor: Dr Beth Breeze
Credits (ECTS): 20 (10)
Method of assessment: 100% Coursework
Synopsis: This module provides an up to date overview of current academic knowledge about philanthropy, and industry knowledge regarding fundraising practice. Students will gain an understanding of historical and contemporary issues relating to philanthropy and fundraising, the various theories and ideologies regarding the existence of philanthropic behaviours and the role of government and policy-makers in shaping the legal, fiscal and cultural context for philanthropy and fundraising. Students also have the opportunity to achieve a professional qualification in fundraising.
Preliminary reading (view full list)