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Books on Nonprofits
The State of Nonprofit America
Publication Date: 2004
Lester M. Salamon, a leading authority on the nonprofit sector, has joined forces with more than a dozen other experts and the Aspen Institute to produce this volume, an integrated, authoritative assessment of the state of nonprofit America and the key trends affecting its evolution.
The Resilient Sector: The State of Nonprofit America
Publication Date: 2003
The Resilient Sector makes available in an updated form the concise overview of the state of health of America's nonprofit organizations that Johns Hopkins scholar Lester Salamon recently completed as part of the "state of nonprofit America" project he undertook in cooperation with the Aspen Institute.
On Being Nonprofit: A Conceptual and Policy Primer
Call Number: HD2769.15 .F78
Publication Date: 2002
Peter Frumkin focuses on four important functions that have come to define nonprofit organizations. The author clarifies the debate over the underlying rationale for the nonprofit and voluntary sector's privileged position in America by examining how nonprofits deliver needed services, promote civic engagement, express values and faith, and channel entrepreneurial impulses.
The Nonprofit Almanac 2012
Publication Date: 2012
The Nonprofit Almanac 2012 features the most recent data on the philanthropic sector, presented in more than 50 charts and 100 tables. Topics include the nonprofit sector's place in the national economy, wage and employment, private giving and volunteering, revenue and outlays, and the size, scope, and finances of public charities. The Almanac includes a classification scheme for charitable organizations based on the National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities and a glossary of nonprofit scholarship terms.
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