Author(s): Toppe, Christopher; Adler, Kimberly A.; Kirsch, Arthur D.; Green, Gordon W.; Michel, Jocabel
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

"The American Baby Boom generation represents the largest untapped pool of potential volunteers for the nonprofit community in recent history, according to a new study entitled Experience at Work: Volunteering and Giving Among Americans 50 and Over, by INDEPENDENT SECTOR and AARP. As Baby Boomers begin to approach retirement age, nonprofit organizations will be faced with unprecedented opportunities and challenges to engage this population."

Author(s): Kutner, Gail; Love, Jeffrey
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

"When it comes to charity, older African Americans are more likely than those of other racial and ethnic groups to work through their churches to help the needy. Older Asian Americans are more likely to support museums and other cultural institutions. Older Hispanics donate the least money ンbut the most time ンto community organizations and people in need. Those are some of the findings of an AARP survey to be released today, the first in-depth look at the way older Americans of different ethnic and racial groups approach community service and philanthropic giving."

Author(s): Corrigan, Michael W. and Martin, Matthew M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

In this view of the tapestry, as consultants to help organizations solve special problems, as managers of other volunteers, as project chairman and committee members, and as support staff.

Author(s): Independent Sector
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

1987 Spring research forum sponsored by the Independent Sector and the United Way Institute, New York City, March 19-20, 1987. Here are the collection of working papers for the 1987 Spring Research Forum: The Constitution and the Independent Sector. The Forum, which is co-sponsored by Independent Sector and United Way Institute, will be held on March 19-20, 1987 at the Vista International Hotel in New York City.

Author(s): Ontario Arts Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

As part of the activities marking the 25th Anniversary of the Ontario Arts Council in 1988, a census of arts activities occurring on a single day was conducted among non-profit professional arts organizations in Ontario, most of them clients of OAC. The aim of the Ontario Arts Census was to produce a report showing the variety, distribution, financial magnitude, employment and volunteer activity of arts organizations on a given day. The result is a snapshot of the non-profit professional arts activity of responding organizations on that day.

Author(s): Bonham, Luke
Date of Publication:

Case study of the Americana Project, a creative music education program in Sisters Oregon, mixing Americana music, story telling, and songwriting. A study of social capital, inter-generational connection, asset-based community development, and rural community-building.

Author(s): Fincham, Garrick
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2003

Highlighting key issues that face museum educators, this accessible guide offers an introduction to current government policy, the stages of setting up educational projects and programmes, and techniques for delivery.

Author(s): Lemon, Amy
Date of Publication:

In a presentation at The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports Congress on Cultural Volunteerism in Pontevedra, Spain, Lemon, the coordinator of the second largest volunteer program at the largest museum complex in the world offers a historical portrayal of volunteerism in America before specifically addressing the volunteer program at The Smithsonian Institution.

Author(s): Vineyard, Sue and McCurley, Steve
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2000

In Best Practices for Volunteer Programs, the authors share their best ideas in volunteer program management.

Author(s): O'Connell, Brian
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

In current work with the Bush Administration, I find that we in the independent sector have made little progress since the Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan administrations in helping public officials to understand the relative roles of the voluntary and governmental sectors. Each administration has wanted to strengthen philanthropy and voluntary action, but all were handicapped by their gross miscalculations of the size and functions of non-profit endeavor, resulting in exaggerated notions of what philanthropic and voluntary organizations can do and therefore what government need not do. We won