Starting & Surviving: The Nonprofit Industry Administration Handbook engage board members, administrators, staff and volunteers in day to day nonprofit administration and management activities. It teaches the foundations needed to operate a productive nonprofit agency.
A basic overview of what you can expect and what you should consider before embarking on your journey to forming a nonprofit organization. This book provides a thumbnail sketch of basic considerations and obstacles that will help you drill down your decision and provide a springboard to further research.
If you are a leader of a faith-based nonprofit, it’s just a matter of time before you encounter the spirit whose mission is to take you out and divide your organization. In this book you will learn how to prevent, identify, and survive an internal organizational meltdown. “Underground Fire outlines the issues and solutions surrounding internal meltdowns with organizations in a helpful way.
This book is for all managers and individuals that have, or will have, responsibility for budgets. It covers devolving budgets; preparing budgets; controlling and monitoring budgets; understanding financial information; and the link between management and financial responsibility. The style is easy to read and practical encouraging self-development and continuous improvement.
Ministers, nonprofit executive directors, and lay leaders will benefit from this easily-digested "checklist in book form" tome on how to assemble the right team and components for their church or ministry. Written as an action guide, readers will be invited to think about how the topics apply to their organization as well as take advantage of the supplemental materials on the book's web site.
Recent studies estimate that more than 75% of current nonprofit executives plan to leave their positions in the next five to ten years. What will you do when you need to recruit a new executive for your nonprofit’s leadership team? Recruit your next CEO knowing that you have identified an individual whose core leadership competencies and values align with your strategic vision and mission.
Rotary’s motto is "Service above self.” What does this mean in practice? This book answers this question by providing examples of the service work that Rotarians actually do. The book also explains Rotary’s “avenues of service.” The hope is that through simple stories of Rotarians at work, readers will understand what service in Rotary is all about, and be inspired for their own volunteer work.
How can membership and volunteer-based organizations such as service clubs grow? This book answers this question by documenting the experience of the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. In just six months the club doubled its membership. Ten practical and simple lessons emerging from the experience of the club are provided to help other organizations grow their membership.
Inspiring autobiographical story of Susan Njemanze who was born and raised in a rural community in Kenya. After much suffering and uncertainty, Susan was fortunate to be able to immigrate to the United States. She eventually formed a charitable non-profit that is touching the lives of vulnerable children on two continents.