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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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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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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 - Most non-profit organizations’ purpose is to improve the local community and society. The purpose of a small business is to make a profit by providing a service or selling a product. This purpose is what drives the employees/volunteers and usually there is a difference in how we work when we are just earning a paycheck as compared to when we work toward a cause we believe in. During the summer after I graduated from high school, the pastor of Pine Grove Baptist Church, Pastor Ron Barber, and his wife, Mary-Beth, approached me about committing to their ministry full-time....   [tags: improvement to local communities]
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Successful Leaders in Non-Profit Organizations - Adam Garone is co-founder of the Movember movement. He serves as CEO of this nonprofit agency; whose goal is to bring awareness to men’s health relative to prostate cancer research. Movember was started from a challenge Garone received from his brother to grow a mustache. In addition to growing it for stylishness, both decided it could be used as a way to raise a much-needed awareness. Its awareness and fund raising success has touched many lives. Garone’s effort, simply stated on Ted.com (2012), attests to how the legacy of this leader is certainly established through the personal memories this movement creates: The Movember challenge is simple: men begin November 1st clean shaven and for t...   [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 - While business organizations depend on the market “feedback mechanism” to measure performance and to concentrate on activities and goals, the nonprofit organization depend on the missions that attract the organization’s resources such that as: donors who are encouraged by the goals, board members who dedicate their time and money, and employees who work more for less. Accordingly, measuring performance based on the inspiration of missions is subjective and guided by values, so that there won’t be a standard results to measure the effectiveness of the nonprofit organization....   [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. - Habitat for Humanity International Inc. is a 501(c)3 Christian nonprofit organization centered in Americus, Georgia that constructs and repairs houses throughout the world for low-income families. Millard and Linda Fuller founded the organization in 1976, with whom were inspired to develop the organization after first visiting Koinonia Farm in 1965 for a service venture. Millard and Clarence Jordan, a farmer at Koinonia, created the idea of “partnership housing” where volunteers aid low-income people build suitable housing....   [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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Amnesty International: Concealed Human Rights - “Don’t mourn. Organize”- Joe Hill, a labor activist. Amnesty International (AI) is the largest organization of ordinary citizens uniting to end human rights abuse. AI is independent from any government, economic interest and political ideology. Originally they created global pressure by writing letters to prisoners of consciences. The reactions to the letters has exceeded the organization’s expectations and impressed the public by promoting human rights as a fundamental world affair. Recently, AI has embarked broader missions and developed ambitious campaigns against Human Rights abuse....   [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 - Wikileaks, a non-profit organization which implied much on freedom of press and freedom of speech started its activities in 2006, leaking sensitive information to other sources and shared online for public view and responses using internet as a base of operations and moved journalism to a new level. “As Daniel Ellsberg, and then Woodward and Bernstein, remade journalism into a transaction of reporters and sources, now it will be a hacker’s function” (Wolff, 2010). This phenomenon is shifting the face of journalism towards online journalism which made it the new fourth estate, and Julian Assange has laid the first stone in the form of Wikileaks....   [tags: freedom of the press, non-profit organizations] 746 words
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Taking a Brief Look the Humane Society - Humane society The humane society is a nonprofit organization, which is a corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive. The humane society is also a 501c, a nonprofit American tax-exempt organization. It was founded in 1954 by Fred Myers (1904-1963), its first name was the National Humane Society, later named The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Their first mission was to decrease suffering of livestock during slaughter....   [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 - The Better Business Bureau (BBB), the mark that we all look for when researching a business. We have come to trust this organization and most of us felt that the BBB was an impartial party that was formed and existed to help the buyer make an informed decision. The BBB, like any other company or organization has had its share of controversy over the years, whenever there is a human element, there is sometimes ethical challenges and people make the wrong decisions. Ethical issue intensity comes into play when an individual or a group must make a decision whether the action they are about to take is unethical, and if so, in their opinion, how unethical....   [tags: non profit organizations, marketplace trust] 566 words
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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Introduction Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the worlds largest non-profit organization which funds blood cancer research and providing patient services and education. The LLS mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and myeloma and to improve quality of patients and there families. This is done by discovering new cures and making blood cancers a story of the past.The organizations national office is located in White Plains, NY. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has local chapters through out the United States and Canada....   [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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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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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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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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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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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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Nonprofit Organizations Want to Help the World - The role of business in society has been one of the major topics of discussion over the past few decades. People often have a pre-conceived notion about business that their sole purpose is to generate profit, but there are non-profit organizations that are socially responsible and works for the betterment of the society. A business can be defined as a commercial activity performed by organizations while non-profit entities also engage in business activities for several social and economic causes....   [tags: image, society, ngo]
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Business Planning in a Prowactive Way - WACT (We Are Changing Together) is a Non-Governmental Development Organization for Development (NGOD) whose core activities focus on supporting communities in what concerns health, education and economics, either in Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe. Being a non-profit organization, it is an ongoing challenge how to finance the proposed actions since most of the financing comes from public and private partnerships. Aiming to turn WACT into a self-sustainable organization, it is mandatory to access the strategic capabilities of the NGO and find a way of getting financial returns through its own activities, apart from the funds already offered by other entities, such as Government funding and...   [tags: Non-Governmental Organizations, Development] 901 words
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Lutheran Services of Georgia - Summary Introduction The agency, Lutheran Services of Georgia located in Savannah, GA is a private, non-profit agency which is a regional office for the main Lutheran Services of Georgia organization. The agency is focused primarily on providing services to families and children in the Savannah and surrounding area by placing neglected or abused children into loving homes, shelter and employment services to refugees, companion homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, and twenty other programs to help people in need (Lutheran Services of Georgia)....   [tags: analysis of non-profit agency]
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The American Red Cross and BioArch - The Mission and The Campaign Table of Contents I. Research: BioArch is the new industry standard for processing products. A. Background B. Market BioArch is being used 2. Action Plan: Why do we have to change. B. Training our internal and external customers 3. Communication: How are we getting the word out. A. Marketing strategies for internal and external customers 4. Evaluation: Our metric system. A. Manufacturing changes B. Our transition period 5. Conclusion: The outcome Executive Summary The American Red Cross, a non-profit organization is implementing a new industry standard system called BioArch to track and process its blood products....   [tags: non profit orgs, blood source, ]
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To Write Love on Her Arms - To Write Love on Her Arms is a “non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery” (Tworkowski, n.d.). In this research paper, we will discuss what this organization does, how and when it began, who started the movement, where it is located, how this organization is environmentally and globally responsible, how the movement supports the local community, as well as any negative aspects to this organization, and why I want to work for To Write Love On Her Arms....   [tags: non profit movement, hope, help]
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