Philanthropy and the National Park Service

Authors: Vaughn, J., Cortner, H.

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As the National Park Service prepares for its 2016 centennial, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the role of philanthropy and the national parks - exploring the challenges faced when working with non-profit philanthropic partners.

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Author Hanna J. Cortner: Hanna J. Cortner is Former Research Professor, Northern Arizona University, USA

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"Vaughn and Cortner smartly focus our attention towards the relatively unknown and complex story of the philanthropic partnerships pursued by the National Park Service. This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the complex and challenging aspects of the often lauded relationships between the Park Service and its friends groups and coooperating associations. The authors are especially apt at moving the reader between the broader conceptual pieces of partnerships with a federal agency and the specific details of individual partnerships - all the while helping us truly appreciate the complexity of this special arrangement in support of our national treasures." Crystal Fortwangler, Assistant Professor, Sustainability and Environmental Anthropology, Chatham University, USA


Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Philanthropy through Park Partnerships

    Vaughn, Jacqueline (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

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  • A History of Support for the National Parks

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    Pages 19-46

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  • The Legal and Organizational Framework

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    Pages 47-69

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  • Friends Groups: “You Get By with a Little Help from Your Friends”

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    Pages 71-114

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  • Cooperating Associations: “The Bookstore People”

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    Pages 115-140

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Philanthropy and the National Park Service
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35389-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137353894
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35820-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 213
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