Author(s): Fernandopulle, Anushka; Masaoka, Jan; and Parsa, Pardis
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2002

This is a study of 49 women executive directors of color (WEDOC) who lead nonprofit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. The study presents a foundation for identifying and better understanding this important group of leaders. Findings reveal that they are better educated and have more management experience than executive directors in general. These WEDOC leaders are confident of their own skills and their organizations ability to connect directly with the minority communities they serve. At the same time, they feel isolated from the corridors of power, and struggle against stereotypes

Author(s): Kirlin, Mary
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2002

This paper reviews recent empirical studies of community service, service learning, and volunteering, and then frames the consistently strong evidence that participation in clubs and organizations during adolescence leads to higher levels of civic engagement during adulthood.

Author(s): Management Performance Concepts (currently known as Managance Consulting)
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2002

This report examines transition management practices by nonprofits and transition support services offered to these organizations.

Author(s): Mara Walker and Johanna Misey Boyer
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2002

A Report from the First Joint Convention of Americans for the Arts and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

Author(s): Campbell, David
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2002

Article shares findings from a research project, conducted in collaboration with economic development organizations on the north coast of California, that explored the practical demands and dynamics associated with the paradox of responding to the demands for results-based accountability.

Author(s): McIlquham, John
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 2002

This article discusses the modest salaries paid to most nonprofit chief executives. The author is puzzled as to why many nonprofit boards look for quality performance in the managerial positions of nonprofit organizations and yet offer compensation that is noncompetitive with the for-profit sector. The article also notes the value of a talented director of volunteers.

Author(s): Twombly, Eric C. and Gantz, Marie
Date of Publication: Dec 10, 2001

This policy brief uses data collected by the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) to examine nearly 55,000 nonprofits that reported the ages and benefits of their chief officers on Forms 990 in 1998.

Author(s): International Sculpture Center
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2001

This article reproduces excerpts of general comments from two meetings at the Art and Planning sessions of the 19th International Sculpture Conference. A broad range of topics were discussed about the general and specific questions facing art and artists in public spaces in the 21st Century.

Author(s): Arts Alliance, Inc.
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2001

The Cultural Plan for Albuquerque, prepared by the Arts Alliance for City Hall, ably promotes the diversity and quality of our hidden cultural life to outsiders and to our own ever-increasing population. The Cultural Plan challenges the mainstream� and celebrates Albuquerque's great strength as a nonconformist city with both a practical and creative temperament.

Date of Publication: May 31, 2001

BYLAWS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TOWN OF BEAUX ARTS VILLAGE Adopted March, 1998 Amended November, 1998 Amended June, 2001