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Providing both inspiration and tactical advice to nonprofit leaders, program managers, staff, philanthropists, foundations, and new media professionals, The Future of Nonprofits shows you how to remake and reshape your nonprofit's culture, structure, and staff to become a more modern, nimble, and lean organization. This comprehensive playbook demonstrates how to create and launch a new, more flexible, innovative organization that is better equipped to embrace and leverage today's digital technologies. Authors David J. Neff and Randal C. Moss share their decades of experience creating innovative digital marketing, community building, social media, fundraising, and developing engagement projects and programs for the American Cancer Society, the AIDS Research Alliance, Planet Cancer, United Way, and Goodwill, among many others, to provide you with the tools, skills, and knowledge to grow and drive your nonprofit's mission.
Neff and Moss offer a wealth of insights into their methodologies and the projects and programs that inspire them. They dispense practical and tactical advice on how to begin and sustain a culture of innovation, how innovation pays, and how to evaluate the impact of your innovation efforts. They also show you how to present and sell the concepts to your organization's leadership at both the field and board levels.
Rich with case studies and experience gained from the authors' real-life successes and failures, the book concludes with actionable, concrete advice on how to create an organization that is ready and primed to grow and thrive on innovative ideas that reap results.
Make the most of today's digital marketing opportunities with the help of The Future of Nonprofits.
Each section is logically laid out and includes case studies, tips and tricks as well as a neat summary at the end.
I particularly enjoyed reading about several distinctions drawn between running efficient business processes and creating an innovative nonprofit environment.
These guys have hit upon something that is essential to those who want to help make the world a better place through innovation in a new generation.
I hate to be negative (being a passionate devotee to the nonprofit sector), but I think I'm missing something. From the online reviews, I had high expectations for this book. Read morePublished on September 25, 2011 by JDC
As someone who has always worked in the for-profit sphere, it was interesting to delve into a brand new industry, and Neff and Moss do a fantastic job of presenting the challenges... Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by Casper Azrieli
I received this book as a prize for commenting on a Facebook status thread for Start Some Good. The very notion of my receiving this book is rooted in the items discussed in the... Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by tjcook
I was first introduced to author David Neff at the 2010 Governor's Nonprofit Leadership Conference. I had heard of him around the nonprofit scene but until then had no direct... Read morePublished on June 6, 2011 by Sheena Harden
Yes. Yes it is. In fact, many of the same principles used in growing and managing a for-profit business can be applied to NPO's. Read morePublished on May 31, 2011 by The Q
Innovation. Innovation. Innovation. Change. Move forward. Adapt. These are big themes in nonprofits - all organizations - these days. Read morePublished on May 29, 2011 by Ted Fickes
I've read a number of print, blog and twitter reviews that focus on the innovation theme of David and Randal's new book. Read morePublished on May 22, 2011 by SteveG