A newly revised and updated edition of the ultimate resource for nonprofit managers If you're a nonprofit manager, you probably spend a good deal of your time tracking down hard-to-find answers to complicated questions. The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, Second Edition provides instant answers to all your questions concerning nonprofit-oriented product and service providers, Internet sites, funding sources, publications, support and advocacy groups, and much more. If you need help finding volunteers, understanding new legislation, or writing grant proposals, help has arrived. This new, updated edition features expanded coverage of important issues and even more answers to all your nonprofit questions. Revised to keep vital information up to the minute, The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, Second Edition: * Contains more than 2,000 detailed listings of both nonprofit and for-profit resources, products, and services * Supplies complete details on everything from assistance and support groups to software vendors and Internet servers, management consultants to list marketers * Provides information on all kinds of free and low-cost products available to nonprofits * Features an entirely new section on international issues * Plus: 10 bonus sections available only on CD-ROM The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, Second Edition has the information you need to keep your nonprofit alive and well in these challenging times. Topics include: * Accountability and Ethics * Assessment and Evaluation * Financial Management * General Management * Governance * Human Resource Management * Information Technology * International Third Sector * Leadership * Legal Issues * Marketing and Communications * Nonprofit Sector Overview * Organizational Dynamics and Design * Philanthropy * Professional Development * Resource Development * Social Entrepreneurship * Strategic Planning * Volunteerism
"Provides the legal information for those in charge of human resources at small to medium 501(c)(3) organizations. It explains how to identify, face and resolve daily legal issues related to hiring, compensation, letting employees go, dealing with volunteers, and communicating with employees"--Provided by publisher.
As the position of nonprofit ED becomes more demanding, there is a need for an up-to-date resource. This revised edition of the best-selling book is filled with management advice for succeeding as an executive director. This new edition includes thoroughly updated information and new content. It covers topics on timely issues and practical strategies including: Avoiding Burnout, Accountability, Professional Networking, Financial Literacy, Measuring Effectiveness, and much more. Ideal for ED’s and board members, the book also includes new cases and stories from the field and “practical tips” sidebars.
Gaining an understanding of the recreation and parks profession is crucial to success in the field and to effective leadership within the field. Recreation and Parks: The Professionis a one-of-a-kind resource that delineates the components that make this complex field a profession. Written by well-known recreation authority Betty van der Smissen, this book -defines the marks of the recreation and parks profession and identifies the steps involved in becoming a professional in the field; -profiles 62 professional organizations within the profession; -provides a Web site that features a time line of the development of areas and organizations of the profession and the most up-to-date Web addresses for organizations detailed in the text; -outlines a comparative history of 15 categories of the recreation and parks field in the United States and Canada; and -presents a classic-to-contemporary bibliography of resources that showcases an inclusive body of knowledge on the profession. Part Idescribes recreation and parks as a profession and provides students with steps to lay a solid foundation to become a professional. Part IIgrounds readers with a comparative historical overview of the recreation and parks field from the 1500s to the present day. The author divides the field into 15 categories and offers suggestions on how to use the time line. Part IIIprofiles 62 professional organizations. Each profile includes the organization's mission, goals, structure, history, publications, services, and professional credentialing information. In addition, it lists the organization's Web sites, contact information, and other vital information that students use in completing course work, in applying for internships, and in researching various aspects of the profession. Part IVcontains a bibliography of selected resources on recreation and parks, from classic to the present. Recreation and Parks: The Professionincludes a Web site that not only provides links to other current Web sites for the organizations profiled, but it also is linked to a color-coded version of the time line. The time line is ready to download, print, and use in the classroom or office. This version of the time line provides the most effective way to obtain an overall picture of the historical comparison of the categories in the recreation and parks profession. Recreation and Parks: The Professionis a unique resource for students, professors, and professionals in recreation and parks. The text brings together the important aspects of the field as a profession.
As the number and size of nonprofit organizations continues to grow, NFPs are coming under ever-increasing government scrutiny. Soon Congress will require that nonprofits comply with rigorous accounting and governance standards very similar to those set forth for for-profits in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. If you work for a nonprofit and are concerned about meeting impending changes to tax and finance standards governing NFPs this book is for you. In simple, straight-forward language, this guide demystifies the often perplexing world of nonprofit governance in the age of Sarbanes-Oxley. Author, Jill Gilbert Welytok, an attorney who heads the Sarbanes-Oxley division of a major Midwest law firm, walks you step-by-step through the process of evaluating your governance structures. She arms you with tips and strategies for adopting uniform standards under current governance and tax laws, while preparing you for any upcoming changes. She shows you how to protect your tax status and reassure donors and volunteers while staying true to your organization’s mission. And she fills you in on what you need to know to: Comply with state laws and regulations Get and keep tax–exempt status Avoid lawsuits and other legal landmines Handle the media Anticipate future trends Make sense of the Sarbanes–Oxley act Including sample nonprofit bylaws and a complete audit committee report, Nonprofit Law & Governance for Dummies, Second Edition is an indispensable survival tool for 21st century nonprofits.
Gemeinn?tzige Organisationen nehmen immer h?ufiger Fundraiser ins Boot, um Mittel zu beschaffen. "Fundraising, Sponsoring und Spenden f?r Dummies" f?hrt Sie in das Fundraising ein und begleitet Sie bei der Vorbereitung, Erstellung, Umsetzung und Bewertung eines Fundraising-Systems. Wie entwickeln Sie als Fundraiser einen Fundraising-Plan? Wie pr?sentieren Sie Ihr Anliegen ?berzeugend vor potenziellen Spendern? Wie finden Sie Spender und wie gewinnen Sie sie f?r Ihre Spendenaktion? Die Autoren zeigen Ihnen, welche Hilfsmittel und Kampagnen Ihnen zum Fundraising und Sponsoring zur Verf?gung stehen, wie Sie ehrenamtliche Mitarbeiter suchen und finden, wie Sie f?r Ihre Organisation werben und wie Sie das Internet beim Fundraising nutzen k?nnen.
Soziale Investitionen bezeichnen unterschiedliche Formen privater Beiträge zum Gemeinwohl. Was jedoch als Beitrag zum Gemeinwohl verstanden werden kann, unterliegt dem Diskurs in Zivilgesellschaft und politischer Öffentlichkeit. Aus der Perspektive wirtschafts- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Disziplinen prüfen die Forscher des Heidelberger Centrums für Soziale Investitionen und Innovationen den Erklärungsgehalt dieses neuen forschungsleitenden Konzepts Sozialer Investition. Das Konzept beansprucht die prinzipielle Vergleichbarkeit unterschiedlicher Beiträge zum Gemeinwohl, wie die Arbeit von Stiftungen, Spenden, freiwilliges bürgerschaftliches Engagement und Sozialunternehmertum. Es zielt darauf, Phänomene an den Grenzen der Sektoren (Staat, Markt und Dritter Sektor) besonders gut zu erfassen und fördert die interdisziplinäre Erforschung und Messung von sozialer Wirkung.
Public Relations ist seit einigen Jahren das Schlagwort f?r Unternehmen egal welcher Gr??e und selbst f?r Vereine. Ohne eine gut durchdachte PR-Strategie kann ein Vorhaben mangels Interesse von Au?enstehenden schnell scheitern. ?PR f?r Dummies? zeigt, wie man das Tor zur ?ffentlichkeit richtig ?ffnet und ersetzt eine lange PR-Schulung. Der PR-Profi Eric Yaverbaum erkl?rt, was ?berhaupt hinter dem Begriff PR steckt, warum PR wichtig ist und wie ein gut durchdachter PR-Prozess aufgebaut ist. Anhand von vielen Beispielen lernt man die Tricks und Kniffe der PR-Arbeit: wie man Newsletter, Pressemitteilungen und Zeitungsartikel verfasst und wie man sich ?ber Medien professionell in die ?ffentlichkeit bringt. Selbst das Thema Krisenkommunikationsmanagement l?sst der Autor nicht aus. Und zum guten Schluss muss nat?rlich auch festgestellt werden, ob die PR-Kampagne den gew?nschten Erfolg gebracht hat.
Facebook ist die perfekte Plattform, um sich oder seine Firma ins rechte Licht zu setzen und zugleich berufliche wie private Kontakte zu knüpfen. Leah Pearlman und Carolyn Abram erklären, was Facebook ausmacht und zeigen Ihnen all das, was Sie wissen sollten, um perfekt zu networken: vom Anlegen des eigenen Profils über das Knüpfen eines Netzwerks bis hin zum professionellen Einsatz von Facebook.
Diese umfassende und praxisorientierte Einführung in die Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit von gemeinnützigen Organisationen will Vereinen, Stiftungen, Kirchengemeinden und Bürgerinitiativen mehr Gehör in der Öffentlichkeit verschaffen. Neben den Voraussetzungen für gute PR (Wahl der Zielgruppe, Kontaktdatenbank, Online-PR, Informationswege, PR-Maßnahmen) weisen die einzelnen Kapitel auf die Besonderheiten von Nonprofit-PR gegenüber der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit für Unternehmen hin. Rechtliche Aspekte, Hinweise zu Fundraising und Marketing sowie Tipps von Journalisten ergänzen den Ratgeber. Die neue Auflage enthält u. a. aktualisierte Texte zur PR im Web 2.0, zur Konzeption, zum Einsatz von Prominenten und anderen Persönlichkeiten, zur Reaktion auf Krisen und Skandale und zur Zusammenarbeit mit Unternehmen im Rahmen der Corporate Social Responsibility.
Understanding the Social Economy of the United States is a comprehensive introduction to the operation and study of organizations with social goals – public sector nonprofits, civil society organizations, social enterprises, cooperatives and other organizations with a social mission – under the rubric of the social economy. This text is rich in examples and case studies that explain the social economy framework in the context of the United States. The book not only highlights the differences between these organizations and traditional businesses, but also provides applied chapters on organizational development, strategic management and leadership, human resources, finance, and social accounting and accountability in social economy organizations. The perfect introduction to the social economy framework for students of nonprofit management, business, social entrepreneurship, and public policy, Understanding the Social Economy of the United States an invaluable resource for the classroom and for practitioners working in the social economy sector.
Teamleitung ist heutzutage nicht mehr nur das Privileg von Managern, Abteilungsleitern oder Pfadfindern. Jeder, der einmal mit Führungsaufgaben betraut war, weiß um die Schwierigkeiten, eine Gruppe zusammen zu halten und zu motivieren. Marshall Loeb und Stephan Kindel zeigen Ihnen, worauf es in solchen Situationen ankommt und wie Sie sie bewältigen können. Lernen Sie Ihr Team zu motivieren, gemeinsame Ziele zu formulieren und sie auch umzusetzen. Sie werden schnell erkennen: Führungsqualitäten kann man lernen!
This new edition of the award-winning guide to the web for nurses is nearly double in size and twice as useful! Expert nurses in more than 50 content areas have carefully selected and reviewed nearly 400 web sites available in their specialty areas --- resulting in an authoritative guide to the best the web has to offer for the professional nurse. Each web description includes a summary of the site, intended audience, sponsor, level of information, and relevance to nurses. The book also indicates sites which can be referred to patients.
Discover the successful marketing strategies of programs which have extended the resources of a university to its community. Marketing University Outreach Programs covers all aspects of continuing education program construction and the marketing process for positioning the university into the public. This book begins to eradicate academicians’ fears of marketing by showing them a contemporary marketing plan using terminology and examples familiar to them. Seventeen contributors--professors, administrators, and outreach professionals--comprehensively describe the strategies being successfully used to extend the resources of a university to its community through programs of extension, public service, and continuing education. Although many existing models of the education process contain parallels to elements in a generic marketing process, education is not viewed as a consumer product. Even educators may not view themselves as marketers involved in a marketing process. This attitude can place barriers between understanding the marketing process and how it relates to education. Marketing University Outreach Programs helps educators overcome these potential barriers; it explains marketing as a comprehensive process using terminology and examples which university extension and education professionals will find familiar and understandable. Application-oriented, it cites numerous examples of how the marketing process can be put to use immediately. Each chapter explores in-depth a separate segment of the marketing process involved in public university outreach programs: issue-based versus discipline-based programs program delivery and delivery technology funding outreach programs comprehensive promotional strategy customer service long-range planning marketing research information resources future trends model programs This book is of value to the faculty of universities, specifically those in the disciplines with a mandate for professional renewal or recertification (engineering, medicine, education); faculty and professional staff in divisions of continuing education; program leadership in cooperative extension organizations (as well as those in other identifiable university extension units); and faculty affiliated with applied research centers. Members of professional associations focused on higher education outreach can also successfully apply these strategies.
Fast 50 Millionen aufgerufene Videos auf Youtube, 1,5 Millionen Follower bei Twitter, 2,2 Millionen bei Facebook, New York Times- und Wall Street Journal-Bestsellerautor – Gary Vaynerchuk ist einer der erfolgreichsten Social-Media-Gurus überhaupt. Seine Karriere liest sich wie ein modernes Märchen: Als Kind weißrussischer Einwanderer machte er aus dem Weingeschäft seines Vaters ein Millionen-Imperium – dank E-Commerce. Zusätzlich startete er seinen eigenen Video-Blog auf Youtube, den sich mittlerweile Millionen Gründer und Entrepreneure angesehen haben. In "#AskGaryVee" sind die nützlichsten und interessantesten Fragen des Video-Blogs mit Garys Antworten zusammengestellt und erweitert. Von erfolgreichen Twitter-Strategien für kleine Unternehmen über die Kunst, Promis für die eigene Marke zu gewinnen, bis hin zum wirksamen Launch neuer Produkte. Egal ob man sein eigenes Start-up gründet, in der Digitalbranche arbeitet oder in einer ganz klassischen Firma anheuert, "#AskGaryVee" ist das essenzielle Handbuch, um Großes zu leisten.
The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource. The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource.
The fifth edition of this bestseller brings the reader up-to-date with newly researched Web sites and effective strategies for writing government, foundation, and private grants.

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