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): Brainerd, Susan and Kuyper, Joan
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

Managers of arts organizations are seeking ways to compete successfully for the time and energies of serious volunteers. As we developed this special issue of The Journal of Arts Management and Law, we saw cultural volunteering today as a dynamic process similar to an imaginary complex woven tapestry. One view of this tapestry shows us the colorful threads of unlimited opportunities for cultural volunteers.

Author(s): Ellis, Susan J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

The author decides the issue of volunteer evaluation and from her standpoint, it is good management practice ot evaluate whether the expense is justified.

Author(s): Brainerd, Susan
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

The author examines the success of the New York Philharmonic Volunteer Council (NYPVC).

Author(s): Kuyper, Joan
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

The author traces the history of volunteer programs in the which can help present-day volunteer programs define their missions and establish their goals.

Author(s): Powell, Walter W.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

This handbook is a collective effort to produce a state-of-the-art review and assessment of scholarly research on the nonprofit sector. Over the past ten years or so, public attention to and scholarly analysis of the voluntary sector have increased substantially. The range of services and activities provided, in part or exclusively, by nonprofit organizations has expanded, and public awareness of the importance of non-profits appears to have grown commensurately.

Author(s): Brown, Winifred; Cooper, Minette; Gerber, Betty Jane; Mills, Phyllis; and Rhodes, Milton
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

The issue of volunteers is explored in a roundtable format.

Author(s): Manoff, Robert Karl
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

Transcript of a conference for nonprofit organizations on the legal aspects of making money, sponsored by Volunteers for the Arts, New York City, December 1983. Today it is evident to many managers and trustees that enterprise and the arts - long considered unlikely bedfellows - can be successfully and lucratively wed.

Author(s): O'Connell, Brian
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

Foreword by John W. Gardner. Our voluntary sector has an enormous impact on virtually every aspect of American life. This is where we find churches, health agencies, colleges and research institutions, social service agencies, museums, performing arts groups, and a host of other not-for-profit activities. Every American interacts with this sector regularly, yet too often we are unaware of its extraordinary strength and diversity or the role it plays in our national life.

Author(s): Hirschfield, Ira S.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1981

This is the sixth essay in the section on New Directions in Corporate Philanthropy. Corporate voluntarism serves the individual, the community, and the corporation. Hirschfield explores the use of retired employees as volunteers, paid-leave programs, and participation of employees in contribution decisionmaking.