Encyclopedia Of Associations: National Organizations Of The U.S., 50E is a guide to more than 25,000 national and international organizations. These include trade, business, and commercial; environmental and agricultural; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; engineering, technological, and natural and social sciences; educational; cultural; social welfare; health and medical; public affairs; fraternal, nationality, and ethnic; religious; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; hobby and avocational; athletic and sports; labor unions, associations, and federations; chambers of commerce and trade and tourism; Greek letter and related organizations; and fan clubs.
The arrangement of subjects in 18 categories allows the user to identify at once all organizations related to a particular topic without having to conduct multiple searches. The comprehensive Name & Keyword Index allows the user to search for an organization by its name, any significant word within the name, the primary keyword, or an additional keyword.
Encyclopedia Of Associations is the only comprehensive source for detailed information on nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Every entry offers a wealth of valuable data, typically including the organization’s complete name, address, and phone number together with the primary official’s name and title; fax number, when available; founding date, purpose, activities, and dues; and national and international conferences.
Encyclopedia Of Associations has two companion volumes: Volume 2, Geographic and Executive Indexes, and Volume 3, Supplement, which updates contact information from the previous edition and provides coverage of new or newly identified associations and projects.