Founded by Michael Chatman, a leading connector, navigator and broker in philanthropy, in 2009 as a digital download publishing company, Chatman Books is an online digital book publisher that specializes in philanthropy book briefs less than 30 pages in length. Philanthropy Book Briefs are short books that capture the big ideas; key points and main take away concepts from leading thought leaders in the charitable giving sector.

A dynamic company dedicated to the field of philanthropy media, Chatman Books publishes books that appeal to the most innovative leaders in the philanthropic community.

Chatman Books released three titles in 2009:

  • The Celebrity Humanitarian: A Simple Guide for Becoming Someone Famous for Giving Back
  • Next Generation Philanthropy: Why Today’s 20-, 30- and 40- Somethings Are Giving More Than Money Away – And How You Can Too
  • The Maverick Philanthropist: How to Make a BIG Impact for a Small Price.


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