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Editor Bruce Rosenstein Honors Peter Drucker

November 11, 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of Peter Drucker’s death. Yet the ideas and influence of Drucker, who lived to be 95, remain as strong and influential as ever. Leader to Leader editor Bruce Rosenstein honors the influence of Drucker and his writings. Read more.

Dialogue in the Dark: Shedding Light on the Development of Social Enterprises in China

Although social enterprises are now relatively well established in North America, Canada, Australia, and Europe, they are unusual in the emerging economies of Asia and in the transitional economies of the former communist world. The experiences of Dialogue in the Dark, a social enterprise concerned with raising public awareness of the problems associated with blindness, reveal that it is possible for a social enterprise that originated in Europe to succeed in China. Before addressing the changes that had to be made to enable a social enterprise created in the mature economy of the West to adjust to China’s evolving economy, it is helpful to consider the distinction between the type of organization that would normally be associated with this type of activity—that is, NGOs—and social enterprises. Read more.

Nonprofit Management & Leadership Announces This Year’s Editor’s Prize

The editorial and advisory boards of Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Jossey-Bass, and Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University are pleased to announce that the Editors’ Prize for Volume 24 has been awarded to Kelly LeRoux and Mary K. Feeney for their article “Factors Attracting Individuals to Nonprofit Management over Public and Private Sector Management.” Read more.

From Successful Fundraising: “Invite a Dollar a Day From Donors”

“Did you know, if every Javelina alumnus gave $1 a day for one year, that total would exceed $17,000,000?” This appeal is used by development staff at Texas A&M (Kingsville, TX) to promote its newest donor program, Javelina 365.

The program supports athletic scholarships, with funds going to scholarships, graduate assistantships and summer school for student athletes. Funds can be designated as unrestricted or for scholarships for the donor’s sport of choice. Read more.

Leader to Leader Editor Honored by Association of Independent Information Professionals

Congratulations to Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor of Leader to Leader, who was recently named the winner of the 2016 Roger Summit Award by the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP).

Past Presidents of the AIIP independently fund the Roger Summit Award Lecture for the purpose of sponsoring an industry leader to attend and speak at the annual AIIP Conference. The intent of the award is to attract an individual who will inspire and challenge AIIP members, contributing to the continuing education and development of the attendees. Read more.

B&A’s 2015–2016 Survey on Nonprofit Executive Compensation now online

Wiley editor Jeff Stratton has announced the annual B&A’s 2015–2016 Survey on Nonprofit Executive Compensation in the current issue of Board and Administrator. Nonprofit executives are invited to participate online. According to Stratton “This annual survey takes a few moments to complete, and thanks to its brevity, you won’t have to look anything up—I promise!”

All responses are confidential and will become part of the Board & Administrator 2016 Nonprofit Executive Compensation Report, a benefit that subscribers receive with their current subscription. Read more.

Resources for Nonprofit and Public Sector Job Seekers (and Recruiters!)

Whether you’re looking for a job in the social sector or you’re looking to hire someone with nonprofit or public sector experience, there is a wealth of online resources available to you. This list, from the new 4th edition of … Read more.

Winning Words at AFP ICON 2013

We caught up with Laura Fredricks master of The ASK at March’s AFP International Conference on Fundraising – to check out what questions Laura heard most during the conference, her advice on making the all-important ask, and what she loved … Read more.

Mentorship and Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders to Do Good Well

In their new book, Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation, authors, students, and social innovators Nina Vasan and Jennifer Przybylo guide students, young people, and emerging professionals in harnessing their inspiration, talents, and collaborative efforts to make an impact next door or across the world. Read more.

From the Editor’s Desk: ASPA 2013 Annual Conference

Senior Editor Alison Hankey attended ASPA last month in New Orleans. In this piece, she gives us the highlights of the show. We’re sure the fact that there she leaves out any mention of beignets or cafe au lait is … Read more.