The Board Member's Book: Making a Difference in Voluntary Organizations

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Foundation Center, 2003 - Business & Economics - 248 pages
Written by former Independent Sector President Brian O'Connell, this book addresses the issues, challenges, and possibilities facing a nonprofit organization and its board. Topics include
- The impact of nonprofits on the U.S.
- board member, staff, and volunteer responsibilities
- how to find, develop, and reward good board members
- ways to recruit and evaluate an executive director
- effective strategies for fundraising
- financial planning.

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The Personal Meaning of Volunteering
The Impact of Volunteers and Voluntary Organizations
Who Volunteers and for What Causes?

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BRIAN O'CONNELL is a founder of and professor at University College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, and is the author of fourteen books, including Civil Society: The Underpinnings of American Democracy (UPNE, 1999); Voices from the Heart: In Celebration of America's Volunteers (1998); Powered by Coalition (1997); People Power (1994); Volunteers in Action (1989); Philanthropy in Action (1987); and America's Voluntary Spirit (1983).

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