Nonprofits: On the Brink: How Nonprofits Have Lost Their Way and Some Essentials to Bring Them Back

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iUniverse, 2006 - Business & Economics - 248 pages
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"The nonprofit sector has lost its way. In spite of pristine motives, an increasing number of leaders and agencies are tainting the sector's good name with wrongdoing that few want to acknowledge. The harm of these misdeeds is truly startling." "Nonprofits: On the Brink" is a hard-hitting expose of the nonprofit world as few people know it.with a abstract of its shortfalls. Award-winning lecturer and consultant Gary Snyder guides you through a step-by-step, no-nonsense offering to counter the assortment of weaknesses critical to a nonprofit organization's survival. '"Nonprofits: On the Brink" should be read by all of us. Gary Snyder's call for systemic change should be heeded. This book goes beyond mere criticism, providing some important advice and guidelines that can improve nonprofit performance." -Pablo Eisenberg, noted author and lecturer; columnist, "The Chronicle of Philanthropy"; senior fellow, Georgetown University '"Nonprofits: On the Brink" is a recommended read for anyone who is currently serving or wants to serve as a director.an excellent primer on the legal issues." -David Nims, Nonprofit Attorney; Chairperson, Society of Nonprofit Organizations 'Gary Snyder's cutting edge and insightful analysis of nonprofits is needed at this critical time. His expertise in this field is unmatched." -Judge Fred M. Mester, President, Pontiac Alumni Foundation 'Gary Snyder pulls no punches.his urgent advice should be taken seriously." -Gary Dembs, CFRE-President-Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Detroit Chapter"

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Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco, California on May 8, 1930. He received a B.A. in anthropology at Reed College in 1951. Between working as a logger, a trail-crew member, and a seaman on a Pacific tanker, he was associated with Beat poets such as Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso and studied in a Zen monastery in Japan. He wrote numerous books of poetry and prose including Danger on Peaks, Mountains and Rivers Without End, No Nature: New and Selected Poems, The Practice of the Wild, Regarding Wave, and Myths and Texts. He received an American Book Award for Axe Handles and the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for Turtle Island. He has also received an American Academy of Arts and Letters award, the Bollingen Prize, the Bess Hokin Prize, the Levinson Prize from Poetry, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, and the Shelley Memorial Award. In 2012, he received the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement by the Academy of American Poets.

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