Publications

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Nathan Dietz, and T’Sey-Haye Preaster.  “‘Glacial’ Changes and the Rise of Informal Civic ‘Helping’ Behaviors: Volunteering and Neighborhood Engagement During and After the Great Recession.”  Article under development.  

Robert. T. Grimm, Jr. and Nathan Dietz.  “Doing Good by the Young and Old: Forty Years of American Volunteering.”  Nonprofit Quarterly.  Fall 2016, 40-48.   

David Eisner, Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Shannon Maynard, and Susannah Washburn. “The New Volunteer Workforce.”  Stanford Social Innovation Review. Winter 2009, 32-37. 

Peter Frumkin, JoAnn Jastrzab, Margaret Vaaler, Adam Greeney, Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer and Nathan Dietz.  "Inside National Service: AmeriCorps' Impact on Participants.”  Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.  Summer 2009, 394-416.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer, Nathan Dietz, et. al. Volunteering in America 2009.  Washington, DC: Corporation for National and Community Service. www.volunteeringinamerica.gov.

Kimberly Spring, Robert T. Grimm, Jr., and Nathan Dietz. Community Service and Service-Learning in America’s Schools. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, November 2008. 

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer, Nathan Dietz, et. al.  Volunteering in America 2008.  Washington, DC: Corporation for National and Community Service. www.volunteeringinamerica.gov.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer, Abt Associates et al. Still Serving: Measuring the Impact of Service in AmeriCorps Eight Years Later.  AmeriCorps Longitudinal Study.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, May 2008. 

Created and launched www.VolunteeringinAmerica.gov, the most comprehensive data website on volunteering and civic life in the United States. 

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer, Nathan Dietz, et. al. Volunteering in America: City Trends and Rankings. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, July 2007.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kimberly Spring and Nathan Dietz. The Health Benefits of Volunteering.    Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, May 2007. 

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer, Nathan Dietz, et al. Volunteering in America: State Trends and Ranking in Civic Life. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, April 2007. 

Kimberly Spring, Nathan Dietz and Robert T. Grimm, Jr. Leveling the Playing Field: Volunteering and Civic Engagement among Youth from Disadvantaged Backgrounds.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, March 2007. 

John Foster-Bey, Robert T. Grimm, Jr. and Nathan Dietz.  Keeping Boomers Volunteering: A Research Brief on Volunteer Retention and Turnover.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, March 2007. 

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Nathan Dietz, John Foster-Bey, David Reingold, and Rebecca Nesbit.  Volunteer Growth in America: A Review of Trends since 1974.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, December 2006.    

Lillian Dote, Kevin Cramer, Nathan Dietz and Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  College Students Helping America. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, October 2006.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Kevin Cramer, Nathan Dietz, et al. Volunteering in America: State Trends and Rankings. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, June 2006. www.volunteeringinamerica.gov.

John Foster-Bey, Nathan Dietz, and Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  Volunteers Mentoring Youth: Implications for Closing the Mentoring Gap. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, May 2006.   

Kimberly Spring, Nathan Dietz, and Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  Educating for Active Citizenship: Service-Learning, School-Based Service, and Civic Engagement. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, March 2006. 

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., Nathan Dietz, Kimberly Spring, et al.  Building Active Citizens: The Role of Social Institutions in Teen VolunteeringWashington, DC: Government Printing Office, November 2005.

Kimberly Spring and Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  Volunteer Management in Religious Organizations.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, June 2004.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  “Jane Addams,” “Dayton Family,” Benjamin Franklin,” “Pew Family,” “James Smithson,” and “George Soros.”  Encyclopedia of Philanthropy in the United States.  Dwight F. Burlingame, editor.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2004.

Kristen Goss, Robert T. Grimm, Jr., and David Reingold.  “National and Community Service.”  Encyclopedia of Community.  Karen Christensen et. al., eds.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr., editor. Notable American Philanthropists: Biographies of Giving and Volunteering.  London and Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 

Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  “Targeting the Charitable Property Tax Exemption to Collective Goods.” In Property-Tax Exemption for Charities: Mapping the Battlefield.  Evelyn Brody, editor.  Washington: Urban Institute Press, 2002, 321-349.

Kathy S. Keirouz, Robert T. Grimm, Jr., and Richard Steinberg. “The Philanthropic Giving Index: A New Indicator of the Climate for Fund Raising.”  Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.  December 1999, 491-499.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  “Reforming Property Tax Exemption Policy in the Nonprofit Sector: Commercialism, Collective Goods, and the Donative Theory.” Nonprofit Management & Leadership Journal.  Spring 1999, 241-259.

Robert T. Grimm, Jr.  “Forerunners for a Domestic Revolution: Jane Addams, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and the Ideology of Childhood, 1900-1916.”  Illinois Historical Journal.  Spring 1997, 47-64.