Other books byMatthew Porter
Nonprofit Asset Management
Effective Investment Strategies and Oversight
An authoritative guide for effective investment management and oversight of endowments, foundations and other nonprofit investors Nonprofit Asset Management is a timely guide for managing endowment, foundation, and other nonprofit assets. Taking you through each phase of the process to create an elegant and simple framework for the prudent oversight of assets, this book covers setting investment objectives; investment policy; asset allocation strategies; investment manager selection; alternative asset classes; and how to establish an effective oversight system to ensure the program stays on track. Takes you through each phase of the process to create an elegant and simple framework for the prudent oversight of nonprofit assets A practical guide for fiduciaries of endowment, foundation, and other nonprofit funds Offers step-by-step guidance for the effective investment management of assets Created as a practical guide for fiduciaries of nonprofit funds—board members and internal business managers—Nonprofit Asset Management is a much-needed, step-by-step guide to the effective investment management of nonprofit assets.
Count the Birdies
Matthew Porter’s Count the Birdies is a beautifully designed and crafted board book that not only helps children learn to count, but to recognize colors as well. Based on Japanese woodcuts, Porter’s lovely illustrations picture house sparrows perched on white pear blossoms, tiny hummingbirds flitting among pink cherry blossoms, and other common birds and flowers. Refreshingly modern, yet imbued with vintage charm, the vibrant, elegant illustrations capture the attention of both young readers and their parents.
ABC is an adorable alphabet book that is full of gorgeous colors, textures and cute animals. It comes with funky acrylic and ink paintings on wood, like those well loved and worn wooden ABC blocks we stacked up, chewed up, kicked around, and dropped as children. This unique children's book is vintage, modern, and timeless.
Following ABC and Count the Birdies, Flowers is the third board book by Matthew Porter, an artist from Seattle with a growing national following. The book, featuring gorgeous flowers in Porter's signature style of funky acrylic and ink paintings on wood, teaches little ones their colors. Unique, vintage, and timeless, the bright colors are sure to make it a favorite of babies and toddlers (and their parents, too).