By David Horton Smith
This reference paintings defines greater than 1,200 phrases and ideas which were stumbled on necessary in prior learn and concept at the nonprofit zone. The entries replicate the significance of institutions, citizen participation, philanthropy, voluntary motion, nonprofit administration, volunteer management, rest, and political actions of nonprofits. additionally they replicate a priority for the broader variety of priceless common ideas in idea and learn that endure at the nonprofit zone and its manifestations within the usa and somewhere else. This dictionary provides a few of the worthy foundational paintings at the highway towards a basic conception of the nonprofit area.
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See also narrow deﬁnition of nonproﬁt sector broader nonproﬁt group. See nonproﬁt group brotherhood: an *association of men (and more recently sometimes including women) formed for a religious, economic (as in some unions), social, or other purpose. Traditional usage now rare. Summers (2003, passim) argues, using biographical data, that certain brotherhoods in the United States in the 1930s served as sites for formation of a gendered diasporic identity among immigrant blacks. See also brethren budget: periodic, often annual, estimate of the revenue and expenses of a *nonproﬁt group, especially as these relate to its *programs and personnel costs; an account or statement of this estimate.
Murray and Tassie (1994:316) observe that such criteria are usually those on which the evaluation is likely to produce positive results. age-set. See age-grading group agitator: *activist whose activities are particularly annoying to people who support the status quo. The pejorative sense of agitator was evident in the hostile intellectual reception to Thorstein Veblen’s critiques of capitalism that he made during World War I (Capozzola 1999, passim). Alinsky-style nonproﬁt group participation: personal involvement in a paid-staff or autonomous community *nonproﬁt group that functions according to principles set out by Saul Alinsky.
Israel (1988) developed a typology of such barriers and limitations to access to community-based network interventions that can be adapted to use in the area of volunteer *participation: (a) individual characteristics that present barriers and limitations, (b) network-related barriers and limitations, (c) organization-related barriers and limitations, (d) sociopolitical barriers and limitations. benefactor. See donor benefactory: an organized *network of social relations, with an authentic organizational identity and set of identiﬁable *beneﬁciaries.
A Dictionary of Nonprofit Terms and Concepts by David Horton Smith