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On Being Nonprofit: A Conceptual and Policy Primer
This concise volume provides a road map to the evolving conceptual and policy terrain of the nonprofit sector. Drawing on prominent economic, political, and sociological explanations of nonprofit
Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy
The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. Peter Frumkin reveals in "Strategic Giving" why these donors
Strategic Positioning and the Financing of Nonprofit Organizations: Is Efficiency Rewarded in the Contributions Marketplace?
This article addresses the question of whether operational efficiency is recognized and rewarded by the private funders that support nonprofit organizations in fields ranging from education to social
Institutional Isomorphism and Public Sector Organizations
Although public sector organizations have long been seen as driving the institutionalization of business firms and nonprofit organizations, government agencies themselves have only occasionally been
Reengineering Nonprofit Financial Accountability: Toward a More Reliable Foundation for Regulation
Today, the annual IRS Form 990 tax filing is the principal annual disclosure mechanism of nonprofit organizations. Over time, considerable thought has been put into finding ways to improve access and
Inside venture philanthropy
iscontent in organized philanthropy today uns deep in some quarters. For years, leaders in the philanthropic world have worried about the effectiveness of their work. Although the amount of money
When Missions, Markets, and Politics Collide: Values and Strategy in the Nonprofit Human Services:
This article explores the meaning of nonprofit strategy in the human services through an examination of the challenges facing nonprofit organizations working in the field of welfare-to-work transit...
Balancing Margin and Mission
Competition in the nonprofit world has intensified in recent years, and nonprofit managers are challenged to devise strategies that will serve both organizational needs and public interest. We
Diversification Reconsidered: The Risks and Rewards of Revenue Concentration
Abstract In the search for sustainability and stability, a central tenet of social entrepreneurship holds that revenue diversification is desirable. Business and nonprofit researchers have long