Discussion 1:Trends in the Nonprofit Sector

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Discussion 1:Trends in the Nonprofit Sector

Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector

DUE WEDNESDAY BY 9PM NEW YORK TIME 1 PAGE APA FORMAT WITH IN-TEXT CITATIONS AND REFERENCES TO UPLOADED RESOURCES AND LINK

There are many current and future trends that will impact NPOs and the nonprofit sector. Managers of NPOs must consider trends in such areas as technology, marketing, and donor relationships when they plan for the future of their organizations. In this Discussion, you will focus on one specific trend and describe the extent of its impact on NPOs.

To prepare for this Discussion:

Review this week's Learning Resources, focusing on the changing nature of NPOs and current trends in the nonprofit sector.
Think about the impact of current trends on NPOs.
Select a specific trend to focus on for this Discussion.
Consider the trend you selected and its potential impact on NPOs and/or the nonprofit sector.


With these thoughts in mind:

Post by Wednesday
1-2 page APA with BE SURE TO ADD IN_TEXT CITATIONS AND REFERENCES TO UPLOADED RESOURCES AND OTHERS THAT MAY BE USED IN DEVELOPMENT:

 

THE ASSIGNMENT: submit a brief summary of the trend you selected. Describe how the trend is likely to impact NPOs. Use specific examples.

Be sure to support your postings with specific references to the Learning Resources.


Learning Resources

Readings

  • Article: Abzug, R. (2007). Wishful thinking about nonprofits. Society, 44(3), 45–47.
    Use the Academic Search Premier database, and search using the article's Accession Number: 23825354
  • Article: Farruggia, G. (2007). How is the nonprofit sector changing? Futures Research Quarterly 23(1), 5–16.
    Use the Academic Search Premier database, and search using the article's Accession Number: 27213976

Media

Video: Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2008). Introduction to nonprofit sector: Trends. Baltimore: Author http://youtu.be/kjcXmyYbBd8
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 20 minutes.
 
 
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