Course Syllabus Database has launched

January 31, 2011

The Center is pleased to announce the creation of a new resource for the field, the Philanthropy Course Syllabus Database.
The Course Syllabus Database contains a collection of syllabuses for courses on philanthropy contributed by scholars from institutions nationwide, including Indiana University, the Harvard Business School, Stanford University, and Princeton University. Course titles and descriptions are fully searchable. Users can also browse by focus, keyword, institution, instructor, and year offered. The syllabuses themselves are stored as read-only PDFs behind a free registration wall.
The Course Syllabus Database joins the Case Study Database as resources for scholars, foundation executives and consultants, and donors. The Case Study Database, launched in late 2009, is a collection of abstracts of and links to hundreds of philanthropy case studies from dozens of online sources, including academic centers, foundations, and affinity groups. There are currently more than 600 case studies linked to in the Case Study Database.
We are still in the process of assembling the Course Syllabus Database. If you teach a course on philanthropy and would like to contribute your syllabus to the Database, contact Mary Grimm at
The Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society thanks the scholars who generously contributed their work to the Course Syllabus Database.

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