Profiles of Excellence: Achieving Success in the Nonprofit Sector / Edition 1

Profiles of Excellence: Achieving Success in the Nonprofit Sector / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
155542337X
ISBN-13:
9781555423377
Pub. Date:
03/01/1991
Publisher:
Wiley

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Profiles of Excellence: Achieving Success in the Nonprofit Sector / Edition 1

A Publication of INDEPENDENT SECTOR

Detailed case studies reveal how nonprofits can achieve excellenceby applying basic qualities of outstanding leadership: a clearlyarticulated sense of mission, a dynamic leader, and involved andcommitted governing board, and the ability to raise funds andmotivate volunteers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555423377
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/01/1991
Series: NonProfit Sector-Public Administration Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 169
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

The Authors.

Part One: The Four Hallmarks of Excellence.

1. The Primacy of Mission.

2. Effective Leadership.

3. A Dynamic Board.

4. Strong Development Programs.

Part Two: Excellence in Action: Case Studies of OutstandingNonprofit Organizations.

5. Atlanta Historical Society: Adapting to Changing Times.

6. Baxter Community Center: Getting an Agency Back on ItsFeet.

7. East Bay Asian Local Development Center: Entrepreneurship at theGrass Roots.

8. Guadalupe Center: Leadership that Heals.

9. Indian Health Board: Challenging the Status Quo.

10. Interlochen Center for the Arts: Unswerving Dedication toMission.

11. Northside Center for Child Development: Managing LeadershipTransititons.

12. San Francisco Education Fund: A Pioneer Manages the Problems ofSuccess.

13. Seattle Emergency Housing Inc.: Building Partnerships.

14. Upward Fund Afterschool: Leadership for Independence.

Part Three: Achieving Excellence.

15. Making Mission Meaningful: Building and Using a Strong MissionStatement.

16. Developing Leadership Skills.

17. Guidelines for Enhancing Board Effectivenss.

18. Raising Funds and Moblizing Volunteers.

Conclusion: Planning for Excellence.

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