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Different Views of the Comparison Between Non-profit and For Profit Organizations - Want to just say no to taxes and not pay them. Then create a not for profit organization and be exempted from all income taxes within that organization. Some examples of non-profit organizations are: hospitals, universities, political parties, religious organizations, and research for scientific studies. While on the other hand, for profit companies are any business that is owned by a person or a group of people. Some examples of for profit organizations are the following: private health organizations, product organizations, transport organizations, and many more (Haddad, n.d.)....   [tags: non-profit organization, ] 1428 words
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The Importance of Non-profit Organizations - Acknowledging the importance of non-profit organizations in my life is easily done because of the unforgettable experiences had at a local organization and the impression it left on my life. As by taking part in a local non-profit organization, my mother and I were able to embark on a medical mission trip to Romania in 2006 and 2007. We set out to simply love and grow into a culture of people we knew nothing of, but yet still being drawn together by an awesome God and His mission for us as a people....   [tags: Narrative, Persuasive, Informative] 1157 words
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Non-Profit Organizations and The Media - For a long time the ways that non-profit organizations raise money was the same. They used solicitation letters as a way to reach out and engage new audiences to financially support their organizations. Then with the rise of the internet, they were able to use mass emails. Now there is an even newer form of technology that allows organizations to fundraise and gain new audiences. This new medium is social media. Stone brings up some good points about using social media to fundraise. He quotes Stannard-Stockton, chief executive of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, as saying, “It’s pretty well documented that social media is by no means an easy way to raise money, but it is a rather fantastic wa...   [tags: solicitation letters, internet, mass e-mails]
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Funding for Non-Profit Organizations - ... Others spend money trying to attain the thresholds set by the promising funders. This is the general scenario in voluntary organizations but the small organizations are affected the most by financial problems. Small NPOs often compete with large organizations for funding. This worsens their financial problems even further due to the belief by potential funders that big is better. Funders find it hard to put their financial resources in the small organizations due to fear of mismanagement and reporting on the usage of funds....   [tags: Volunteers, Funds, Programs] 549 words
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Mergers In Non-Profit Organizations - A merger occurs when two or more organizations decide to join forces and become one organization. One or more organizations must dissolve for this to happen. Sometimes all involved organizations dissolve and take on a completely new name. Sometimes one organization survives, and keeps their name, while the dissolved organization(s) must fall into the surviving organization's business structure. In the for-profit sector, this latter situation would be considered an "acquisition". However, in non-profit organizations, there are no owners....   [tags: Not for Profit Organization management] 1571 words
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Challenges of Managing a Non-Profit Organizations - There are different challenges a non-profit organization face, although I believe that those same challenges are faced on for profit organization either at the same level or very similar. Trust is an issue that both non-profit and for profit organizations will encounter at some point in their business and therefore they would need to be as transparent as possible. Transparency entitles you to provide clear statements of where your money goes, how it is utilized in your organization, and how it is making your organization accomplish their goals....   [tags: Business] 2025 words
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Accounting Systems for Non-Profit Organizations - ... These have specific requirements for financial reporting. According to the professional accounting standards, special events are considered as fundraising events. During these events, attendees receive direct benefits such as meals, entertainment, or gifts. The cost to participate in the special event is usually higher than the cost of what is given to the donor. The difference between what a donor pays for the ticket and the fair market value of the benefit they receive is considered a revenue contribution to the non-profit organization....   [tags: cash method and accrual method]
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Performance Measurment for Non-Profit Organizations - ... (2009)). Measurement methods Author/Company Year 1ST Measurement Project General Electric 1952 Porter’s five forces Porter 1985 The Value chain Porter 1985 The Performance Pyramid Cross & Lynch 1991 Balanced score card Kaplan & Norton 1992 Business Navigator Skandia 1994 The profit chain in services Heskett et al. 1997 The Stakeholder model Approach Atkinsen et al. 1997 The Value reporting model Wright & Keegan 1997 The intangible asset monitor Sveiby 1998 The EFQM model Olve et al. 1999 The Performance prism Neely et al. 2001 Destination Performance analysis tool Dimitris Koutoulas 2006 DMO’s Activities, performance & productive measures DMAI 2011 Own illustration adapted from De Carlo,...   [tags: stakeholders, market, benchmarking] 779 words
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Kinds of Non-Profit Organizations - Many people know about 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, but other types of nonprofits are not as commonly known. The IRS established several sections of the Internal Revenue Code that nonprofit organizations can qualify under. An organization desiring to apply for nonprofit status, must apply under the section that fits its purpose. Understanding the types of nonprofits available and the qualifications for each helps you choose the correct section to apply under. According the IRS, five basic classifications of nonprofit organizations exist under Section 501(c)(3)of the Internal Revenue Code....   [tags: Internal Revenue Services] 441 words
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Scottish Charities and Non-Profit Organizations - 3.1 Research into Charity Office of Scottish charity regulator (2011) the majority of Charity and Non-profit Organisations websites provide information and services to disabled people. The research into Charity and Non Profit organisations is to investigate how the guidelines for accessibility of website design from the W3c and the British Standards BS8878 are followed. The websites that have been built by web developers where sent a seven question questionnaire to discover what standards the web developers followed, their identity was gathered from the websites they developed....   [tags: Philanthrophy] 1552 words
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Non-Profit Organizations - In today’s world there are hundreds of thousands of non-profit organizations (NPOs) established at the local, regional, national and international level, and their influence is increasing. Non-profit organizations even considered the third sector of the economy (the first two is the public and private, or commercial). It is believed that they have a special role in development of civil society. In those countries, which have largely shaped the system of legislative regulation of the sector (USA, UK, Australia, etc); the state spends huge sums on research programs in the field of standardization of the NPO....   [tags: Social/Business Issues] 919 words
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Non-profit Organizations - ... A few coworkers have expressed their reasons for not volunteering by claiming they “don’t have time” or “don’t think they can make a difference” or “cannot due to physical disabilities.” Some of these reasons are simply excuses, so that the individual feels like they are doing non-profit organizations a favor by not becoming more of a hinderance than a help. Everyone knows that we make time, come up with enough money, and find some possible way in order to do the things we truly want. If it is someone’s dream to go to Disney World, he or she will work diligently and pinch pennies to save enough money for their dream vacation....   [tags: improvement to local communities]
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Successful Leaders in Non-Profit Organizations - ... His leadership characteristics include ambition, compassion, and determination. After successfully becoming a global nonprofit and Movember becoming an annual tradition, Adam Garone was inspired to include women’s health, and successfully forged a fundraising partnership for breast cancer research. However; during the agency’s growth, his participative and supportive style of leadership was challenged. Garone ambitiously approached the Prostate Cancer Foundation, asking to create a partnership together....   [tags: Education, Cancer] 527 words
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Does Investing in Advertising Imply Returns for Animal Protecting Non-Profit Organizations - ... In the case of the DFL there was a $1.07 return on every dollar and in the case of the ASPCA there was a $1.29 return on every dollar. Charity Navigator, an independent corporation that evaluates charities, provides access to historical data on both corporations for comparative purposes. In the 2012 period, the DFL received a financial rating of 49.44 while the ASPCA received a financial rating of 54.87 out of 70. This number is compiled based on several financial aspects such as program expenses, program expense growth, and primary revenue growth however what is relevant to this commentary is the fundraising expenses and efficiency....   [tags: Dumb Frients League, ASPCA]
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The Effective Role of Leadership in Non Profit Organizations - ... The leadership of nonprofit organization is divided into two features: management – that is the CEO and the senior employees, and governance, which includes the board members. Each of them has different responsibilities, yet both have to show cooperation and accountability for actions, policies, decisions, and consequences. . (Leadership in nonprofit organizations: A reference handbook2011. Sage Publications Inc, www.summon.com (accessed February 28, 2014). For a primary legal necessity, nonprofit organization should have a board of director....   [tags: strategic management, performance] 1331 words
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Non Profit Organizations - Nonprofit Organizations The purpose of this research is to define nonprofit organizations, describe opportunities that are present in nonprofits, outline advantages and disadvantages of working in the nonprofit sector, and explain how you can determine if this is an area for you to consider as a career. WHAT IS THE NONPROFIT SECTOR. "Nonprofit" is a term that the I.R.S. uses to define tax-exempt organizations whose money or "profit" must be used solely to further their charitable or educational mission, rather than distribute profits to owners or shareholders as in the for-profit sector....   [tags: Nonprofits and Charities] 2412 words
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Small Business, Non-profit Organizations, and E-commerce - Small Business, Non-profit Organizations, and E-commerce Small business firms and non-profit organizations can seize the opportunities that the Internet offers. The number of Internet users worldwide exceeded 150 million in 1999, and this number is expected to quadruple in a few years. These users are a vast market for organizations offering products or services on web sites. Firms such as Amazon.com and eBay have exploited this market, growing from nothing to giants in less than a decade. Naturally, many small firms want to get in on the action by establishing their own web sites....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1579 words
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Non-Profit Charitable Organizations: The Oakville-Milton Humane Society - The Oakville-Milton Humane Society is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing shelter for stray, abandon, and injured animals. Located in the region of Halton, the Oakville-Milton Humane Society has become the most recognized and affective humane society within the region. It was founded in 1936 and has since grown and developed a reliable relationship with members of the community. The shelter is funded through donations and sponsorships from members and corporations within the community....   [tags: organizational analysis]
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Use of Social Media Marketing Tools by Non-Profit Organizations - Social media marketing is a simple option to add to the current promotional tactics being used by an organization. It is no longer optional; social media is mandatory for nonprofit organizations (Stengel). Studies have shown that many people think social media techniques complement traditional media; even more believe that blogs and social media influence the news coverage in traditional media tactics (Wright and Hinson 2008). There are a number of professionals that believe embracing social media is the only way for public relations to continue in the digital age....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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Children’s Miracle Network - The Children’s Miracle Network is a non-profit organization that provides charitable funds to 170 children’s hospitals in the United States and Canada. Nearly 500 corporations participate in fundraisers and campaigns that provide hospitals with equipment, research, and care to children who suffer from injuries and illnesses. To date, Children’s Miracle Network has raised more than 4.7 billion dollars, and what’s unique about this organization is that every penny stays within the network (CMN, n.d.)....   [tags: non-profit organizations]
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Foundations of Global Health - Foundations of Global Health Global Health Paper Successes of BRAC and PIH BRAC and PIH serve as two non-profit organizations which selflessly serve to help the impoverished and needy members of society that require medical attention. BRAC is based in Bangladesh and as Smilie illustrates, it helped to not only bring healthcare to the poor but served as a means to help people out of poverty. Unlike the PIH, this organization is based on a nationalistic philosophy. There were many areas described in the book which showed that this organization not only focused on improving healthcare but many aspects of life in general....   [tags: BRAC, PIH, non-profit organizations]
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Habitat for Humanity International Inc. - ... However, what was an interesting finding derived from the study was that five out of the nine affiliates surveyed believed that corporate funding was their top source of support (Hays 256). This was an interesting finding considering that the Christian faith is a large aspect of the mission of Habitat. However, one could point out that this proves that Habitat is sustainable because numerous organizations with whom are involved with MFH loans usually have issues with sustainability and have to rely increasingly on subsidies to fund their activities, however, Habitat is gaining increased support from the corporate community....   [tags: Christian non profit organizations] 2670 words
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Non profit Organization - Nonprofit and for-profit businesses have multiple similarities and differences. For-profit organizations are very different from non-profit organizations because the driving goal of a for-profit organization is increasing its revenue whereas a non-profit organization will not go out of business if it suffers financial loss or does not have a bottom-line. The marketing process also differs, with the biggest differentiating factor of profit marketing is to encourage customers to buy and while the nonprofit marketing purpose is usually to encourage people to give....   [tags: Profit Marketing, Organizations]
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Persuading for Donations and Involvement with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - ... First how did the American Foundation for suicide get started. A small group of individuals established a support group for suicide research and education in 1987. These individuals all had someone in their family commit suicide, and that is what pushed them to form this foundation to help prevent and suicides. This group met up with scientist and created this foundation. By starting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, they have reached out to families, loves ones and friends that lost someone to suicide....   [tags: non-profit organizations, ] 645 words
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The Nepal Volunteers Council - ... To everyone’s disappointment, the president insisted that it was not a proper time to disclose the finance. A volunteer left NVC on the first day she arrived Nepal after having a quarrel with the president on this issue. Later on, we were informed by the former volunteers that the funding of NVC was not solely, not even mainly, from the international volunteers. In fact, there was a board behind that provides a larger amount of funding for NVC. It turned out that the funding from international volunteers did not count as much as we expected....   [tags: non profit organizations] 1290 words
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Amnesty International: Concealed Human Rights - ... The apparent partiality about politics have been denied by the organization and yet in The Washington Post “the organization has tended to save its most vitriolic condemnations not for the world’s dictators, but for the United States.” Where is AI’s message directed. The US is a democratic country, and is vulnerable to AI’s reports. Does AI simply choose to report on liberal countries because it is easier to cover. These statements lead to believe that AI is attacking the US government instead of bringing its focus to other nations that have limited disclosure....   [tags: international non-profit organizations]
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Mother Nature Always Fights Back - Did you know 14 billion tons of garbage is dumped into the ocean every year. And, most of it is plastic. Think about it fish you might be ingesting plastic yourself too. If you enjoy breathing fresh air or looking at a blue sky you should learn about ways you can keep doing so. If take leisure in catching some waves out in the beach or fishing is a big part of your life, you should be informed of the ways pollution can prevent you from doing so. If you want to live a longer healthy life for yourself or others you care about, you should learn the different ways you can improve your chances....   [tags: Environmental Issues, Non Profit Organizations]
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Wikileaks the New Fourth Estate - ... Coming to the Wikileaks most of the mainstream journalists hate it because it not only gave discrete information on governments but also exposed the media and how they are acting as a smokescreen generating machine for government. (Ben, 2010), in comparison with the present journalism with that of 30 year old journalism Ben Tripp, exclaims if there would have been such a leak about governments and corporations a properly motivated Fourth estate would research day and night to get a lead and to find the authenticity of the documents published but now the mainstream journalists may examine this sources but they are good only to give us celebrity scandals, weather, traffic reports, and box...   [tags: freedom of the press, non-profit organizations] 746 words
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Taking a Brief Look the Humane Society - ... The investigation lasted 5 years, then in February 1966 life magazine published an essay about dog dealers and thousands of Americans wrote to their congressional representatives and demanded action to protect animals and stop pet theft. Later that year the Animal Welfare Act of 1966 was passed, the second major federal humane law passed since world war II. Other goals they had during this time were: reduce homeless dogs and cats, reform inhumane euthanasia practices, redact abuses by pet stores and pet breeding trades, and help wildlife and marine life....   [tags: non profit organizations, Fred Myers]
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Palestine NGOs as Effective Development Players - Palestine NGOs as Effective Development Players   Introduction During the past 60 years, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) became one of the most dominant phenomena all over the world, that affect the development paradigms and processes in developed countries as well as in the developing world. Certainly, NGOs has a significant role in supporting different developmental aspects, such as promoting democratisation, civil society empowerment, or resources management. However, this phenomenon should be analysed critically to examine its real position, legitimacy, and practical impact on promoting sustainable development on the ground....   [tags: Development Sector, Non Profit Organizations]
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The Better Business Bureau - ... Brought to light by ABC news show 20/20, in 2010, the Southland branch, headed by Kiry Peng, was expelled by the parent organization this year. In pay for play, the concept is, if you pay dues, you have a better chance of receiving a higher grade than the company that is not a dues paying member. In this particular case, some disgruntled members formed a fictitious company named, Hamas. Not recognizing the name, a designated terrorist organization, the branch awarded the company an A-, just for paying the dues....   [tags: non profit organizations, marketplace trust] 566 words
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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - ... These treatments have been a success through history, but today LLS has been able to bring treatment to a more easier way for blood cancer patients. In mention to some more success, through out the year Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has advanced in therapy treatment drugs and therapies that better the lives of blood cancer patients. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved of first-line therapy for diagnosed blood cancer patients. These first-line treatments are Gleevec, a revolutionary for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients, Velcade, therapy for myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma; thus providing more years for patients to live, and Rituxan, is antibody drug targeted for lymph...   [tags: non profit organizations, blood cancer research] 1085 words
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Comparing Leadership Styles in Not-for-profit and For-profit Organizations - Comparing Leadership Styles in Not-for-profit and For-profit Organizations Abstract Academic researchers have not found it important to attempt to complete studies based on leadership in non-profit organizations. A main problem that arises is that people tend to confuse the terms leadership and management with each other. Also leadership researchers tend to associate leadership in non-profit organizations with general research about leadership. These two problems result in a minimum amount of research done to support studies about leadership in non-profit organizations....   [tags: Compare Contrast Business Non Profit Organization] 1699 words
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Heroes in the 21st Century - The question of whether or not heroes still remain prevalent in modern day society is one that has been circulating throughout the world for quite some time. Due to the media’s fixation on aesthetics and “superheroes”, young children are growing up with the idea in their minds that heroes are all flawlessly airbrushed and synthetically perfect and stellar in everything they do and touch, as depicted in high-glossed magazines, super hero movies and commercial advertisements. The media has encouraged us to obsess over the concept that certain people, who we identify as “The Perfect Image” sit on perfect pedestals in which they can do no wrong, as described in Text 1, Lance Armstrong Syndrome...   [tags: US armed forces, non profit organizations]
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Non-Profit Organization Analysis - There used to be a time when zoos used to be full of animals. A time when extinction was not a problem. That was the past. Today, zoos all around the world are missing many animals such as the African elephant or the dodo bird. All of these wonderful animals became extinct because we were careless enough to let them all die. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is an organization that is trying to prevent extinction from happening. WWF is an environmental organization dedicated to “protecting the world’s wildlife and wetlands” ("World Wildlife Fund")....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Professional Organizations & Associations - In today’s society it is not always what you know, but who you know. It is never a bad idea to join a professional organization and or association. The key is to find the right one for you and your needs. According to ask.com, “A professional organization is formed to disseminate information and unite people who share the same occupation or common interests.” Professional Organizations can also be classified as any social arrangement that has the same aims, aspirations, and goals. A professional organization on the other hand, is usually a non-profit group that helps further awareness and goals of a specific profession according to dpi.state.nc.us....   [tags: Professional Organizations]
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Non Profit Marketing - $316.23 Billion This is the amount of money that was donated to charitable causes in the United States in 2012. 27% is by which the number of non-profit organizations grew from 1995-2005, and this number continues to rise today. 170,000 is the estimated number of non-profits and charities in Canada, the second largest in the world. With these enormous numbers, it is important to know how to market a non-profit effectively in order to stand out among the hundreds of thousands and bring money in to support your cause....   [tags: Charitable Causes, United States, Donations]
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Effective Outcomes in the Non-profit Sector - ... Descriptive Profile Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV) is a 501© (3) non-profit organization. A group of solicitous citizens in a small community of Ohio, known as the Steering Council decided to form this rape crisis organization. OAESV is finance by state and federal grants along with public contributions. With hard work and dedication the Steering Council established a viable, effective, and all-encompassing statewide sexual assault alliance. OAESV covers a population of 390,000 individuals....   [tags: outcome evaluations, internal environment] 1185 words
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Differences and Similarities between For-profit and Not-for Profit Organizations - ... A nonprofit usually (of course it depends on the nonprofit) receives its finances from grants or donations and would need to report any form of revenue such as donor contributions, membership dues, program fees, fundraising events, grants, and investment income. Expenses that need to be documented would be programs the organization offers, management expenses, and fundraising events and expenses. Other sources of money that nonprofit organizations may receive are funds that they borrow from lenders....   [tags: monetary transactions, tax status] 1009 words
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Not-for-Profit Healthcare, For-profit Healthcare and Physician Incentives - Some medical facilities are not-for-profit organizations. They can be a charitable organization or an educational organization or both. There are other not-for-profit medical and public health programs that provide health care to many communities in this country. Some of the best hospitals in America are educational not-for-profit facilities. They work with some of the newest technology and some perform experimental procedures. Most public health programs are ran as not-for-profit organizations and operated for charitable and educational purposes....   [tags: medical facilities, health programs, healthcare]
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Abusive Supervision a Non-profit Agency - I have worked for a non-profit agency for approximately 4 years. The agency is funded by the state of Ohio under the Department of Children and Families. In 2012, the agency was expanded and now consists of approximately 55 employees. Employees range from an Executive Director, seven Supervisors, and other support staff. Prior to 2012 the agency served only up to 200 children and families and the expansion created no cap to referrals that now average upwards of 600 children. With this expansion came many new employees and supervisory changes to the agency....   [tags: absenteeism, sensitivity, job satisfaction ]
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Analysis of Non Government Organizations in the Philippines - These two Non Government Organizations: ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya and GMA Kapuso Foundation does affect an individual’s life, but it can affect each of everyone in different ways. In the collection of donations, GMA Kapuso Foundation found in – kind donations more important that monetary donations, while ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya Foundation found monetary donations the most important of all the donations. However, there are also some similarities between these foundations. GMA Kapuso Foundation has a goal of uplifting and aiming a better life to the beneficiaries, and so did ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya Foundation....   [tags: Taxes, Donations, Regulations] 532 words
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The Mysterious Notion of Organized Efficiency - ... The study briefly evaluates the empirical and normative literature on the boards’ effectiveness of non-profits, proposes a conceptual framework, and examines the results of the study. The data for this study originated from a survey of twelve hundred non-profit organisations, charitable organizations in Canada, the survey was conducted between December 1990 and February 1991. A thirty-one-page questionnaire was sent to the executive directors of the non-profit organizations on the mailing list....   [tags: performance, non-profit, charity] 568 words
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Nonprofit Organizations - Nonprofit Organizations I. Introduction: Why do Nonprofit organizations exist and what do they do. II. Planning in Nonprofit organizations 1. The importance of planning 2. Steps in planning a. setting goals b. identifying the needs of those whom the goals will serve c. developing and defining specific role and mission of organization d. specific organizational objectives e. setting priorities f. measuring results III. Budgeting Nonprofit organizations 1. Importance of budgeting 2....   [tags: Papers Not for Profit Business Essays]
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Non-Profit Marketing Plan - I. Executive Summary Grief Counseling Center (GCC) is a non-profit organization established to provide counseling services for individuals who are suffering the loss of a family member. Services will be provided at a nominal fee. The Founder of GCC not only believes in the need for this service, but also is willing to devote his time and money to help those suffering from grief. Grief Counseling Center provides mental health services for a diversified clientele. Clientele ranges from young children to senor citizens and consist of various cultures and nationalities....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1792 words
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Taking a Closer Look at Non-Government Organizations - ... Aggregation of these trends raises important questions about the efficiency of NGOs and their impact on the regions they serve. Critics charge that increasing neo-liberal policies fragment healthcare alternatives in host countries; NGOs may not offer sustainable healthcare intervention programs; and that their objectives and policies often work against the host populations, which reinforce inequalities. NGO is simply a non-government organization that is traditionally non-profit. However, USAID and other governments do fund NGOs, and there are profit-based NGOs....   [tags: sociopolitical analysis] 518 words
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Ten Guiding Principles for Organizations - Ten Guiding Principles Introduction Every organization’s success depends on the organization’s ethical behavior and accountability for its actions. Nonprofit organizations are no different. On the contrary these organizations have a greater difficult in succeeding. Each aspect of a nonprofit organization requires the time, energy, strength, passion and fortitude of simple individuals who have the vision and mission of the organization at hand. This essay will explain and use Florence Green’s ten guiding principles as indicated by Ronald Riggio and Sarah Orr, share a Guam nonprofit organization and how it measures up to the ten guiding principles....   [tags: Business Management]
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Capital and Funds for Organizations - Introduction In the present business environment, organizations need adequate funds so as to operate effectively and efficiently. The financial strength of an organization enables them to have a competitive advantage over their competitors. Since most organizations main aim is profit maximization, all their activities are geared towards raising of funds. Organizations should therefore engage in activities that increase their income. There are several activities that organizations engage in with an aim of funds generation (About.com, 2011)....   [tags: Business Environments, Funds]
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The Role of Marketing Strategies in UNICEF - “Marketing is a vital part of any organization’s success in fulfilling its mission and reaching those whom it exists to serve.” Siri Espy, Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations UNICEF Background UNICEF is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realised. With the global authority to influence decision makers and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. This makes UNICEF unique among world organisations, and unique among those working with the young....   [tags: aid, non profit organization]
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The Student Association at The University at Albany - Introduction: The organization I will be focusing my frame paper on is the Student Association at the University at Albany, State University of New York. The Student Association is a non-profit organization at the institution, established in 1923. Its central location is in the campus center crucial to its success of serving the students. Student Association continuously goes through organizational changes that entail new personnel on a yearly basis in all three branches including the legislative, judicial, and executive while it still manages to find stability and continue operating to serve the students....   [tags: Non Profit Organization, University]
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International Organizations - According to Pease (2012), an international organization are conceived as formal institutions whose members are states and these are divided into two sub-groups called intergovernmental organizations (IGO) and non-governmental organizations (NGO). An IGO consists of states that voluntarily join, contribute financially, and assist in the decision making process. All of their members’ resolves, structures, and administrative protocols are clearly outlined in the treaty or charter. An example of an IGO is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)....   [tags: Foreign Relations] 1673 words
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American Diabetes Association - The American Diabetes Association is an organization founded in 1940. It was founded by physicians to help research and find ways to fight diabetes. The ADA now is a large organization that consists of 90 offices in the United States. The main focus of the ADA is to help cure people affected with diabetes and to help provide the best lifestyle for the people through research programs by providing information to the victims, the families of the victims and to the public. The ADA provides a number of programs and activities that are supported by many physicians, research scientist, companies, and communities....   [tags: non-profit charity, physicians, diabetes]
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Effects of Hunger on Social, Physical, and Emotional Functioning of Today's Adolescents - Introduction Throughout the year, the U.S government collects data on people who are food insecure, so they can provide resource to those people efficiently. In 2008, the data from The U.S. Department of Agriculture report showed a remarkable change in the number of people who were food insecure in comparison to previous years and found that around 49.1 million people lived in food-insecure homes that also included 16.7 million children (Khan, Pinckney, Keeney, Frankowski & Carney, 2010). While only 11.1% of people in 2007 were food insecure, about 14.5% of people became food insecure in 2012 (Coleman-Jensen, Nord & Singh, 2013)....   [tags: food-insecure homes, volunteer organizations]
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