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Giving in Evidence: Fundraising from Philanthropy in European Universities

Breeze, Beth, Wilkinson, Iain M., Gouwenberg, Barbara, Schuyt, Theo (2011) Giving in Evidence: Fundraising from Philanthropy in European Universities. Report number: 10.2777/4143. European Commission, 184 pp. ISBN 978-92-79-18784-1. (doi:10.2777/4143) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:31852)

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Abstract

This report is a continuation of the themes and ideas explored in two previous European

University Research’ (2008). It is the first report to provide data gathered from universities

fundraising from philanthropy for research. An additional output of the research is a new

We find that philanthropic fundraising is not, on the whole, taken seriously in European

from this source, and even fewer are accessing philanthropic funding to pay for research

private donors can represent an important source of funding for university-based research,

untapped potential.

philanthropic income as a result of investment in fundraising activities. Our data

university it is, in terms of wealth, reputation and pre-existing relationships with different

terms of fundraising activities), and environmental factors (where the university is located,

‘accumulative advantage’ should be understood as an important factor, alongside ‘efforts’

and ‘context’ which have so far featured more prominently as key levers in the policymaking literature.

Item Type: Research report (external)
DOI/Identification number: 10.2777/4143
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Beth Breeze
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 11:06 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:07 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31852 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Breeze, Beth: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9458-9404
Wilkinson, Iain M.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2390-0576
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