Nonprofit Management

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Author(s) Douglas A. Brook   Date 2015     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract What happens when a budget-stressed municipality reduces support to a popular public service and an energized constituency of citizens proposes to tax themselves and their neighbors to restore... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:42am
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Author(s) Cate Reavis   Date 2010     Source Sloan School of Management, MIT     Abstract In 1998, Jill Medvedow was hired as the director of Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art. Her mandate was to reinvent a museum that had no permanent collection, drew a mere 25,000 visitors a year, and had few members and almost no money.... read more
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 12:00am
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Author(s) Kelly LeRoux, University of Illinois at Chicago   Date 2012     Source E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC)     Abstract Nonprofit human service organizations... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:52pm
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Author(s) Eli Teram, Wilfrid Laurier University.   Date 2012     Source E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC)     Abstract In the context of a network of organizations that... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:47pm
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Author(s) Mary-Lee Rhodes and Gemma Donnelly Cox, Trinity College Dublin, and Ann Torres, National University of Ireland, Galway.   Date 2013     Source E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC)... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:43pm
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Author(s) Khaldoun AbouAssi, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, and Catherine Herrold, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.   Date 2009     Source E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:37pm
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Author(s) Angel Saz-Carranza and Albert Serra, Institute of Public Governance and Manage, ESADE-Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain.   Date 2009     Source E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:34pm
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Author(s) David Cook and Lauren Guzauskas, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.   Date 2012     Source E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC)    ... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:31pm
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Author(s) Catherine Eichers Penkert, Nicholas Dobbins, and Jodi Sandfort, University of Minnesota Date 2008   Source  E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) Abstract How does a government organization... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:08pm
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Author(s) Trent A. Engbers, Indiana University, and Kristin Bishay, Monroe County Court Appointed Special Advocates Inc   Date 2011   Source  E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) Abstract Examining... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:47pm
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Author(s) Steven J Lux and Tosca Maria Bruno-VanVijfeijken, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University Date 2013   Source  E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) Abstract This... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:44pm
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Author(s) Victoria Lowerson and Martha S. Feldman, University of California, Irvine.   Date 2013   Source  E-PARCC, part of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University’s Collaborative Governance Initiative, a subset of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) Abstract As funding agencies increasingly focus on... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:16pm
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Author(s) Jennifer Edwards Health Management Associates   Date 2008     Source Why Not The Best?     Abstract Brigham and Women's Hospital is a 777-bed nonprofit, teaching hospital located in Boston, Massachusetts. Scores on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey show that it is a... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 4:03pm
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Author(s) HR Concil   Date NA     Source HR Council​     Abstract Phoenix Youth Programs (Phoenix) is a non-profit, community-based program located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Founded in 1984, Phoenix works with at-risk and homeless youth in its extended community with a mission to break the cycle of homelessness by offering a wide range... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:53pm
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Author(s) HR Concil   Date NA     Source HR Council​     Abstract In recent years, Big Brothers Big Sisters Edmonton and Area has seen an increase in demand for its services and so has focused on increasing capacity to be responsive to the emerging needs of clients and the community. Executive Director Liz O’Neill has overseen... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:52pm
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Author(s) HR Concil   Date NA     Source HR Council​     Abstract Founded in 1995, Santropol Roulant is an intergenerational Meals-on-Wheels service founded run by young people in Montréal. This organization uses food as a vehicle to address social and economic isolation between generations, and to strengthen the local... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:50pm
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Author(s) HR Concil   Date NA     Source HR Council​     Abstract Too few people doing too much work. Missed opportunities for growth. Not enough time to manage staff well AND tend to funding relationships, planning and leading responsibilities. Sound familiar? Read on to find out how one organization successfully met the challenge by... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:47pm
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Author(s) Rebecca M. Rindler, Sharon Oster, and Andrea R. Nagy   Date 2008     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract This case study examines the ways in which seven theaters from around the United States are capitalizing on high-demand shows while keeping programs accessible to all audiences.... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:22pm
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Author(s) Andrea R. Nagy and Jonathan Feinstein   Date 2008     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract Mercy Corps was known for its gutsy approach to disasters. While other relief and development organizations were scrambling to plan a response, Mercy Corps would already be on the ground with... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:19pm
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Author(s) Alisia Eckert and Sharon Oster   Date 2008     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract Based on the idea that many community programs have some small budgets with which to purchase books, the FBMP was dedicated to stretching those dollars as far as possible, allowing programs to buy... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:08pm
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Author(s) Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management   Date 2008     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract This case was produced through the Yale SOM Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures. This case examines the challenges of a start-up for profit venture... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 1:59pm
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Author(s) Anna Blanding, Jennifer Stredler,  Kim Su, Ivy Washington, Sharon Oster, Jaan Elias, and Andrea R. Nagy     Date 2009     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract In 2000, Charles Best (Yale College ’98), a social studies teacher at an alternative public high ... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:58pm
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Author(s) Christopher Lovelock, Phil Chap, and Kate Scorza Ingram   Date 2008     Source Program on Social Enterprise at Yale School of Management     Abstract A nonprofit organization has established a for-profit venture to sell donated and discounted technology products. The venture is now profitable and ambitious goals have been... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:54pm
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Author(s) John Casey and Apurva Mehrotra     Date 2011   Source Center For Nonprofit Strategy and Management, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College     Abstract This case study examines the advocacy work in support of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity v State of New York (1993) that brought together a coalition of education advocacy... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:40pm
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Author(s) John Casey and Apurva Mehrotra     Date 2011   Source Center For Nonprofit Strategy and Management, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College     Abstract This case study focuses on the campaign to eliminate racial and religious bias from the New York City foster care system, to protect children in foster care from abuse and... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:37pm
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Author(s) John Casey and Apurva Mehrotra     Date 2011   Source Center For Nonprofit Strategy and Management, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College     Abstract This case examines the continuing work of community-based organizations and public interest lawyers to promote equitable and environmentally sound solutions to waste... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:29pm
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Author(s) Marnie Brady and Trish Tchume   Date N/A     Source Building Movement Project     Abstract The case study offesr example of organization that is integrating social change activities into their work.Moving Forward Gulf Coast emerged in response to Hurricane Katrina, providing emergency services to residents throughout... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:19pm
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Author(s) Marnie Brady and Trish Tchume   Date N/A     Source Building Movement Project     Abstract The case study offesr example of organization that is integrating social change activities into their work. Family & Children’s Service has drawn on their 130-year history of community advocacy and a focus on... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:18pm
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Author(s) Marnie Brady and Trish Tchume   Date N/A     Source Building Movement Project     Abstract The case study offesr example of organization that is integrating social change activities into their work. Bread for the City offer shealth, legal, and social services as well as food and clothing to low-income residents in... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:16pm
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Author(s) Marnie Brady and Trish Tchume   Date N/A     Source Building Movement Project     Abstract The case study offesr example of organization that is integrating social change activities into their work.Somos Mayfair started as the foundation- sponsored Mayfair Improvement Initiative in San José, CA. Now as Somos Mayfair,... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:14pm
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Author(s) Marnie Brady and Trish Tchume   Date N/A     Source Building Movement Project     Abstract The case study offesr example of organization that is integrating social change activities into their work. QueensCommunityHouseinNewYorkmadea commitment ten years ago to find ways to return to its activist roots. The organization is... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:12pm
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Author(s) The Case Foundation   Date 2012     Source The Case Foundation     Abstract The Case Foundation sponsored a study on how giving days and giving contests can promote donor engagement, skills development, and new online marketing opportunities for nonprofits. Read about the results from Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:06pm
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Author(s) Catherine Eichers Penkert, Nicholas Dobbins, and Jodi Sandfort   Date N/A     Source Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphery School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota     Abstract This case highlights the array of issues facing a government organization that wishes to engage a cultural community to reform... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:01pm
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Author(s) Melissa Stone   Date N/A     Source Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphery School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota     Abstract These teaching cases present dilemmas and escalating crises facing the new executive director of a small, multipurpose nonprofit organization. Greenhill Community Center was in... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:59am
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Author(s) Jodi Sandfort   Date N/A     Source Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphery School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota     Abstract This case is designed to document the main leadership decisions made in the life of a nonprofit founded to provide safe haven for Hispanic women experiencing domestic violence. It... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:55am
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Author(s) Jodi Sandfort   Date N/A     Source Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphery School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota     Abstract In December 2002, the state of Minnesota faced a $4.5 billion shortfall caused, as in many states, by the national recession and the corresponding decline in tax revenues. The... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:49am
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Author(s) Barbara Crosby and Judith Spanberger   Date N/A     Source Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphery School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota     Abstract In the late 1990s, three Minnesotans from disparate backgrounds looked at the “graying” of many Minnesota communities and at the imminent... read more
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:46am
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Author(s) Jodi Sandfort   Date N/A     Source Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Humphery School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota     Abstract This teaching case highlights the leadership and management of a small nonprofit organization, AccountAbility Minnesota, grappling with an emerging problem of economic injustice.... read more
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:22am
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract The National Park Service Case Study illuminates lessons learned on how to support volunteerism through a national network that offers flexibility at the regional level. In light of the recently established Task Force on Expanding National... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:41pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract El Centro de la Raza, a nonprofit in Seattle, Washington, has made a strong commitment to engaging different types of volunteers – skill-based, college age, traditional – and has positioned this human capital resource at the... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:38pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract Miriam’s Kitchen is in the process of leveraging its unique, committed volunteer base, to empower them to become advocates—thereby driving its mission in new and creative ways for little cost.   Access through the Cases... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:35pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract Cities of Service, Nashville Case Study spotlights a multi-sector network that is... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:33pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Case Study features true integration between volunteer engagement and organizational mission.Volunteers provide the equivalent of 22 full-time equivalent staff, thus substantially raising the capacity of the... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:31pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract Throughout the organization’s history, the work of volunteers has served a critical role in TESSA of Colorado Springs’s service delivery on building a community without domestic and sexual violence. Where TESSA of Colorado Springs... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:30pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract Care and Share is a nonprofit that aims to reduce discrepancy between food abundance and hunger for those populations that struggle with food insecurity in Southern Colorado.  The organization faced a strong surge in demands for services... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:27pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract More need. Fewer resources. Stressed staff members. For many organizations, this is the new normal. Others are redefining normal, especially in the ways they engage their volunteers, and they are transforming their organizations into service... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:19pm
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Author(s) Reimagining Service     Date 2013     Source Reimagining Service     Abstract The organization, an in-depth college access and success program for students from sixth grade to college, fundamentally rethought how it operated, valuing volunteers and volunteer hours on the same footing as fundraising. It learned that just... read more
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
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Author(s) The Bridgespan Group   Date February 2009   Source The Bridgespan Group   Abstract This case study explores the "nuts and bolts" of how YES Prep Public Schools, a charter organization based in Houston, Texas, succeeds in preparing low-income students not only to graduate from high school, but also to enter college ready to meet the... read more
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 8:15am
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Author(s) Nonprofit Finance Fund   Date 2009   Source The Bridgespan Group   Abstract YES Prep Public Schools is proving that college success is possible for all students. The vast majority of YES Prep students live below the poverty line and are the first in their families to pursue a college degree. Despite these odds, 100% of YES Prep graduates have... read more
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 1:05pm
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Author(s) Daniel Stid, Regina Maruca   Date 2008   Source The Bridgespan Group   Abstract Self Enhancement, Inc., or SEI, is a nonprofit agency supporting at-risk youth on the Northeast side of Portland, Oregon. Its core service offerings include in-school, after-school, and summer programs with a focus on long-term mentoring. Like many nonprofits SEI... read more
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 12:02pm

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