Financing and Acquiring Park and Recreation Resources

Financing and Acquiring Park and Recreation Resources

by John L. Crompton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577666356

ISBN-13: 9781577666356

Pub. Date: 07/08/2009

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

With shrinking tax-based resources and an obligation to meet the needs of a diverse and demanding public, the future success of park and recreation administrators hangs on their ability to solve the financial challenges they face every day. Financing and Acquiring Park and Recreation Resources reveals the secrets of many of those who have met this challenge. It's a…  See more details below

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With shrinking tax-based resources and an obligation to meet the needs of a diverse and demanding public, the future success of park and recreation administrators hangs on their ability to solve the financial challenges they face every day. Financing and Acquiring Park and Recreation Resources reveals the secrets of many of those who have met this challenge. It's a practical resource for professionals and an invaluable blueprint for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in recreation and park administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577666356
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/08/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
1,276,679
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IFoundations of Financing and Acquisition
Ch. 1Introduction: The Operating Environment3
Ch. 2Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, and Bonds17
Ch. 3Budgeting Processes55
Ch. 4Less-Than-Free Simple Approaches83
Ch. 5Repositioning the Field to Create a Broader Constituency111
Pt. IIDirect Partnerships
Ch. 6The Emergent Paradigm: Privatization and Partnerships149
Ch. 7The Complementary Assets of Park and Recreation Agencies and Business Enterprises177
Ch. 8Partnerships With the Commercial Sector Beyond Pump Priming199
Ch. 9Contracting Out Services227
Ch. 10Acquiring Resources Through Exactions263
Ch. 11Intergovernmental Cooperation291
Ch. 12Facilitation and Coproduction315
Pt. IIISupport From External Sources
Ch. 13Support From Volunteers341
Ch. 14Support From Donations363
Ch. 15Popular Donation Vehicles391
Ch. 16Support From Sponsorships411
Ch. 17Soliciting Sponsorship and Donation Investments441
Ch. 18Support Roles of Foundations475
Ch. 19Types of Foundations491
Summary524
References525
Index527
About the Author535

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