Provides readers with an array of lenses for looking at a social agency from the outside in, and from the inside out

This highly accessible text takes into account the organizational dynamics that readers are likely to have experienced and provides them with the conceptual tools for reassessing their understanding and considering how to act on their new insights. Renowned scholar Armand Lauffer shows readers how to apply organizational theories to challenges they confront at work, and to uncover other challenges they may not yet be aware of.

Fundraising and Development

Fundraising and development

Who Gets the Money and Why?

“I think we may be missing some funding opportunities,” Carl had volunteered to Bill at one of their weekly supervisory sessions about 2 or 3 years after joining the staff. “And I'm worried about being caught short when a grant runs out and is not renewed. Even our multiyear grants have time limits. But client needs and expectations are long, not short term. We need a more extended strategy for resource development and investment of those funds that are long term.” “I've been thinking the same thing,” Bill responded. “Our successes could become the seeds of our undoing. I want you to talk with Jim Fowler at the United Way, Marci Cox at Sisters of ...

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