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

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Foundation Center, 1993 - Endowments - 198 pages
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The 2nd Edition of this popular book ks the perfect guide to the issues, challenges, and possibilities that emerge from the interchange between a nonprofit organization and its board. Packed with inspiration and practical advice, The Board Member's Book covers: the impact of nonprofit organizations on the U.S. today; the different responsibilities of board members, volunteers, and staff; how to find, develop, and reward good board members; ways to recruit, encourage, and evaluate the executive director; effective strategies for fundraising and financial planning; how to make the most out of meetings and evaluate results; how to conduct ethical evaluations; and more!

Board members, nonprofit executives and staff, volunteers -- anyone who wants to further the goals of their organization -- should not miss O'Connell's insights. Recommended for nonprofit management programs and universities.

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The Impact of Volunteers and Voluntary Organizations
5
Who Volunteers and For What Causes?
11
The Role of the Board and Board Members
19
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About the author (1993)

BRIAN O'CONNELL is an experienced business journalist. He has written on investment and other topics for a variety of publications, including TheStreet.com, the Boston Herald, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Dow Jones Investment Advisor. O'Connell is also the author of Gen E: Generation Entrepreneur Is Rewriting the Rules of Business-And You Can, Too! and The 401(k) Millionaire. O'Connell lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

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