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Speaking Truth to Power in Fundraising: A Toolkit
Nonprofit Management
May 16, 2022
The report, produced with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, includes a study of the fundraising workplace, a call to action in addressing sexual harassment in the profession, and a set of resources for taking action.
Philanthropic Capital for Communities
Economics
May 02, 2022
This report explores the grantmaking activity of an extensive sample of community foundations and local United Way affiliates, with a particular focus on the support they provide to organizations involved in community and economic development.
Institutional Leadership: Maintaining Mission Integrity in the Era of Managerialism
Nonprofit Management
March 22, 2021
This article, published in Nonprofit Management and Leadership, develops a framework of practices nonprofit leaders can use to maintain mission integrity
Ethnography: Tales of the Nonprofit Field
Nonprofit Management
August 17, 2021
This article, published in the International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, describes how nonprofits can use ethnography to enrich research.
No Margin, No Mission: How Practitioners Justify Nonprofit Managerialization
Nonprofit Management
December 17, 2019
This study, published in the International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, examines how nonprofit practitioners respond to pressures to enact business practices.
Responding to Failure: the Promise of Market Mending for Social Enterprise
Nonprofit Management
January 03, 2021
This article, published in Public Management Review, examines the role social enterprise plays in society as more non-profits embrace it.
Nonprofit Role Classification Using Mission Descriptions and Supervised Machine Learning
Nonprofit Management
November 28, 2021
This study, published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, uses data on United Ways that e-filed their 990 forms and supervised machine learning to illustrate an approach for classifying a large set of mission descriptions by roles.
Encouraging the Collection of Performance Data in Nonprofit Organizations: The Importance of Organizational Support for Learning
Nonprofit Management
October 10, 2018
This article, published in Public Performance and Management Review, provides insight into how to facilitate performance data collection within nonprofit organizations
Making Disciplinary-Based Theories of the Nonprofit Sector Accessible for Students: An Example Using a Theory From Political Science
Nonprofit Management
October 02, 2021
This paper, published in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, introduces a novel pedagogical approach that helps students understand the theories used to teach about the nonprofit sector and how educators can connect theory to current challenges impacting nonprofit organizations.
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