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This report is a call to arms. Its aim is to help release the untapped potential of philanthropy for research funding in universities. Its main audience is people in universities: the university leadership, faculty, and fundraising units who are actually involved in fundraising activities or are considering the potential of philanthropy for funding university research. It is also addressed to people in government, whose policies inluence the propensity and potential impact of philanthropic funding. It is however also addressed to philanthropists, highlighting how they can make a difference in supporting excellence in research in European universities.

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Authors: No author stated, Directorate-General for Research
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 23112 EN (2008), 138 pp., free of charge
Availability: Katalogue Number KI-NA-23112-EN-C The paper version can be ordered online and the PDF version downloaded at:
ISBN: ISBN: 978-92-79-07821-7
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