Non-profit management

August 31, 2008 by admin
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey, and London, 2008, 297 pages, Edited by Diane Grams and Betty Farrell. Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2007, 27 pages. Grantcraft, The Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017, (212) 573-4879, www.grantcraft.org PDF online: www.grantcraft.com Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
2007, 11 Pages. Americans for the Arts, One East 53rd Street, Second Floor, NY, NY 10022, (212) 223-2787, www.americansforthearts.org Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
Is a trend developing that favors drawing foundation leaders from the for-profit sector rather than from philanthropy or the nonprofit sector? If so, does it change senior grantmaking staff's challenges and opportunities? Would a more corporate view of private philanthropy affect how foundations view the arts? Read More...
May 31, 2008 by admin
Are we helping nonprofits prepare themselves for the challenges of future leadership transition? Jennifer Hill, Ruth Mott Foundation (moderator); Lauren Renee Hayes, Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund; Lisa Mount, Alternate ROOTS (interlocutors). Read More...
September 30, 2007 by admin
Nonprofit should be nonexistent—the term, not the type of organization. The time is right to insist on a term that focuses on the investment, risk-taking, and entrepreneurial imagination that have always been so essential to organizations that serve the social good. “Social-profit organizations” is a term that can better capture the contribution made by entities that have too long been known as charities or nonprofit groups… Read More...
August 31, 2007 by admin
2007, 24 pages. National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, 2001 S Street NW, Suite 620, Washington, D.C. 20009, 202-387-9177, www.ncrp.org Download pdf: www.ncrp.org Read More...
August 31, 2007 by admin
2006, 66 pages. Haigh-Scatena Foundation, P.O. Box 4399, Davis, CA 95617, 530-758-5327 This book by Ronald W. Clement, who has worked as both a grantmaker and grant seeker, details ways in which grantmakers can foster social change. Clement uses his forty years of experience in the field of social change to elucidate the obstacles that funders face Read More...
August 31, 2007 by admin
Our Taos Journey essays depart by looking back at philanthropy's recent past. As the field has become more formalized as a profession, it also has attracted exposés and critiques. Many have called for greater accountability, transparency, and proof of effectiveness. While the critique is worthy and perhaps overdue, historian, philanthropist, and former GIA board member James Allen Smith calls for a deeper, shared understanding of professionalism. Read More...
August 31, 2007 by admin
Last year AEA Consulting developed the working paper “Critical Issues Facing the Arts in California” for the James Irvine Foundation. Since its release, the report has generated extensive conversations and responses, both within and beyond California. GIA invited Adrian Ellis, principal of AEA Consulting, to offer further thoughts on the current state of the arts in the United States. Read More...