The Complete Guide to Nonprofit Management / Edition 2

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As nonprofit organizations face tough times, efficient andeffective business management is essential for their survival. Nowin a significantly revised and expanded Second Edition, thispopular how-to book identifies and addresses the key areas ofbusiness for nonprofit organizations, from public relations andstrategic planning to office management and the effective use ofinformation technology.

In addition to practical, step-by-step guidance on such integralissues as board/staff relations, strategic communications,financial controls, and the all-important use of the Internet incommunications and marketing, this updated edition features arefocused strategic planning chapter that presents an ongoing,organic form of planning and critical topics such as:

  • Strategic planning retreats
  • The board of directors’ role in daily operations
  • Developing new sources of revenue
  • Planning a publicity campaign and coordinating specialconventions
  • Basic office management and information services
  • International marketing and membership promotion

Written by a team of experts from a management and consultingfirm that uniquely focuses on nonprofit organizations, thisinvaluable book contains a wealth of hands-on advice and real-worldexamples that executives and managers of nonprofit organizations,volunteers, consultants, fund-raising professionals, boards ofdirectors, and trustees can apply directly and immediately to theirown organizations.

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Editorial Reviews

Offering instruction on business management techniques for non- profits, this book offers advice on issues like accountability, public relations, strategic planning, relations between the board and the staff, and financial controls. Specific chapters concentrate on the organization's direction, sustainable growth, political support, and the details of management. Real-world examples illustrate key points. The authors are consultants specializing in advising non-profits. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471380627
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Series: NonProfit Law, Finance, and Management Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 586,200
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 1.29 (d)

Meet the Author

SMITH, BUCKLIN & ASSOCIATES, INC., is North America's largestassociation management firm. With offices in Chicago, Washington,and St. Louis, it employs more than 650 people serving 180nonprofits with annual budgets ranging from $500,000 to more than$20 million. In addition to providing complete day-to-dayadministrative management of nonprofits, the firm providesspecialized services, including strategic planning; organizationand financial management; trade show, meeting, and conventionmanagement; marketing; communications; Web development; andgovernment relations services.

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Table of Contents


Establishing the Organization's Direction.

Working Together: Maximizing Board and Staff Effectiveness.

Creating a Marketing Orientation in the NonprofitOrganization.


Sustainable Growth: Developing Profitable Activities for theProfessional and Trade Association.

Raising Money to Serve Your Cause.

Providing Needed Educational Programs.

Making Your Meetings Work—For You and Your Members.

Using Public Relations Tools to Reach a Broader Audience.

Getting Political Support for Your Cause.

Looking Beyond National Borders.


The New Information Technology: Powerful Tools for NonprofitManagement, Marketing, and Communications.

Financial Management.

Your People and Their Environment.

Knowing Important Legal Requirements.

Selecting and Using Consultants.


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