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Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–2): Lord Todd
Chapter 2 Foundations and Their Fields (pages 3–15): John Z. Bowers
Chapter three Independence, Scale and scan: the event of the Ciba starting place (pages 17–30): G. E. W. Wolstenholme
Chapter four Foundations and the nation within the Federal Republic of Germany: a few reviews (pages 31–33): G. Gambke
Chapter five The distinct position and difficulties of a beginning demonstrated via the nation (pages 35–52): G. Gambke
Chapter 6 the ethical and Social Responsibihties of the Trustees of Foundations (pages 53–59): McGeorge Bundy
Chapter 7 The position of the basis Trustee (pages 61–76): Herbert E. Longenecker
Chapter eight Independence and scan: The adventure of the Wellcome belief (pages 77–85): P. O. Williams
Chapter nine The skill to the Ends of the Rockefeller starting place (pages 87–98): John H. Knowles
Chapter 10 at the collection of Priorities for an rising beginning of nationwide Scope (pages 99–110): David E. Rogers
Chapter eleven foreign Foundations and the advance of upper schooling in constructing nations (pages 111–123): Choh?Ming Li
Chapter 12 foreign Foundations and the advance of healthiness companies in Underprivileged parts (pages 125–139): Fred T. Sai
Chapter thirteen a brand new activity for Small Philanthropic Foundations in aiding constructing international locations (pages 141–150): A. Von Muralt
Chapter 14 the following Twenty?Five Years (pages 151–178): Daniel Bell
Chapter 15 The effect of technological know-how and expertise on medication: A Forecast (pages 179–193): Lewis Thomas
Chapter sixteen the way forward for Foundations: The Jeffersonian power (pages 195–213): Robert F. Goheen
Chapter 17 Summing Up (pages 215–221): Lord Zuckerman
Chapter 18 final comments (pages 223–224): Lord Todd

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Churchill, London The Future of Philanthropic Foundations Ciba Foundatjon Copyright 0 1975 Ciba Foundation Foundations and the State in the Federal Republic of Germany: some comments* G. GAMBKE Secretary-General, Stiftiing Volkswagenwerk, Hannover, Federal Republic of Germany Before the First World War about a hundred thousand foundations, with assets totalling 3800 million Goldmarks, were active in Germany. Two periods of inflation and the restrictions imposed by the totalitarian rule of National Socialism then reduced the number and assets of foundations by over 90 per cent.

We need to exercise continuous self-criticism and be alert to react to public opinion as expressed by the scientist-consumer, by editors and by reviewers. In particular, we need advice from the exceptional wealth of opinion and experience represented at this symposium. Discussion Todd: The Ciba Foundation is perhaps unusual among foundations in that one specific type of activity has dominated it from the start. Its real contribution is its series of symposia. Irrespective of the degree of active communication and cooperation, I think that the Ciba Foundation must remain successful because its symposia complement the activities of the larger foundations (and depend to some extent on their activities).

Van Leer: If the Founder has the right to appoint the trustees, and if the statutes cannot be changed without his permission, then I would say, as devil’s advocate, that it is not a foundation, but a government organization under another name. Gambke: During the twelve years of its existence the Stiftung Volkswagenwerk has taken its decisions independently. The trustees felt independent. Indeed, the statutes can only be changed by agreement between the trustees and the two governments (Bund and Land).

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