Author(s): Zimmerman, Robert M.
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2000

This guidebook is designed for board members and volunteers of nonprofits who want to help solicit funds through a major donor effort but don't have a lot of experience or time on their hands. In simple to understand "how to" language you learn the specifics of how to ask for the money.

Author(s): The UPS Foundation
Date of Publication: May 31, 2000

This report is an update on the second year of the Volunteer Impact Initiative. It outlines specific volunteer mobilization and community impact achieved in the Initiatives second year and describes common strategies used by UPS Foundation grantees to effectively mobilize volunteers.

Author(s): Graham, Margaret
Date of Publication: Feb 29, 2000

The writer discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the practice of volunteering at museums.

Author(s): Liao-Troth, Matthew A. and Dunn, Craig P.
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 1999

In this study, sensemaking of volunteer motivation was assessed from the manager's perspective and compared with a previous study of volunteers themselves.

Author(s): Gallup Organization; Saxon-Harrold, Susan K.E.; Kirsch, Arthur D.; Heffron, Aaron J.; McCormack, Michael T.; Weitzman, Murray S.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1998

These biennial surveys describe how socio-economic conditions and tax laws affect the charitable behavior of Americans. They also chart public attitudes about a variety of issues that affect the climate for giving and volunteering and explore behavioral and motivational factors that influence giving and volunteering.

Author(s): Independent Sector
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1996

Author(s): Indiana University Center on Philanthropy
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1995

The proceedings contained in this volume are the fruit of a meeting called by the National Board of Visitors of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. It was occasioned by the Board's belief that the leaders of the nonprofit and philanthropic worlds needed to reflect on what will be expected of philanthropy in the public decision to devolve federal responsibilities to lower levels of government and nonprofit organizations and to limit entitlements. We thought such a discussion should be in the context of considering what a previous effort at reflection - The Commission on Private

Author(s): Ellis Susan J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1995

The variety of organizations seeking volunteers is enormous and so each reader will have different needs and concerns. However, I strongly feel that the basic concepts in this book are equally relevant to large and small agencies, urban and rural settings, and to any field of endeavor. The similarities simply outweigh the differences when it comes to the principles of why people volunteer. However, when there are some pointers more relevant to an urban or to a rural setting, I have tried to address them throughout the chapters.

Author(s): Campbell, Katherine Noyes and Ellis, Susan J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

The reality is that a vast number, perhaps the majority, of people responsible for leading volunteers are handling that role as one of several other professional hats. Many people have only limited time and resources with which to do the job of volunteer administration, and therefore must find ways to handle all the job, without all the time. The (Help!) I Don't Have Enough Time Guide is based on the premise that a team approach to managing a volunteer program is a good idea, for many reasons. Put simply, the team approach means recruiting helpers to share the tasks of

Author(s): Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

This is the ninth edition of the National VLA Directory, with updated descriptions of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts programs throughout the and Canada. At present there are 46 independent VLAs providing legal services. Some VLAs are established members of their arts and legal communities, boasting full-time staff members and a variety of programs and publications; others are new programs still in the intitial development stage.