Profiles of Excellence: Achieving Success in the Nonprofit Sector / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
A Publication of INDEPENDENT SECTORDetailed 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.
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.