Half Title Page.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
1: The Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector.
2: Legal Definitions, Legal Accountability, and the Roles and Responsibilities of Board Leadership.
3: Types of Foundations and Their Leadership Characteristics.
4: Definition of Scope, Scale, and Role of the Nonprofit Sector.
5: A Nonprofit Organization.
6: Roles of Government, Nonprofit Sector, Business, and Family and their Interaction in Democracy.
7: Understanding Social Capital, Civic Engagement, and Community Building.
8: Membership Associations.
9: Leadership in Service Clubs and Benevolent Societies.
10: Umbrella Organizations in the United States.
11: History of the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector.
12: Classic Thought Leaders Framing U.S. Philanthropy.
13: Origins of the Nonprofit Sector in the United States: From the Elizabethan “Poor Laws” Through the Civil War.
14: History of Nonprofit Leadership in the United States: From the Civil War to the Great Depression.
15: History of Nonprofit Leadership in the United States: From the Great Depression to World War II.
16: History of Nonprofit Leadership in the United States: From World War II to the 1969 Tax Act.
17: History of Nonprofit Leadership in the United States: From the 1969 Tax Act to the Present.
18: Philanthropic Leadership in Totalitarian and Communist Countries.
19: The American Presidency and Philanthropy Since the Civil War.
20: Common Interest Areas of Nonprofits and Foundations.
21: Advocacy Organizations.
22: Role of the Nonprofit Sector in Leading Innovation in Public Policy and Social Change.
23: The Arts and Nonprofit Organizations.
24: Community Development.
25: Education (Pre-Birth, Preschool, and Early Childhood).
26: Education (K–College).
28: Health and Hospitals.
29: Youth and Character Development.
30: Nonprofit Organizations and Historically Disenfranchised Groups.
31: Gender Matters: Women Transforming Philanthropy.
32: Women’s Leadership in Philanthropy.
33: Role of the Nonprofit Sector in Providing Opportunities for Unpopular Causes and Disenfranchised People.
34: Understanding how Philanthropy and Nonprofit Activities Manifest in Minority Communities in the United States.
35: Leadership Competencies in a Diverse Culture.
36: Attracting Leadership from Across Diverse Communities.
37: Leadership of Philanthropy Through African American Sororities and Fraternities.
38: Leading the Nonprofit Organization.
39: Theories of Nonprofit and Organizational Leadership.
40: Dynamism in Action: Leadership of the Nonprofit Enterprise.
41: Progressive Leadership: Models and Perspectives for Effective Leadership.
42: Basic Skills of Nonprofit Leadership.
43: Roles, Responsibilities, and Characteristics of Nonprofit Leadership.
44: Traditional and Unique Features of the Nonprofit CEO Role.
45: Servant, Transformational, and Transactional Leadership.
46: Leading Volunteers in Nonprofit Organizations.
47: Policies and Procedures for Leaders: Conflict of Interest, Transparency, and Accountability.
48: Transitional Leadership.
49: Staff Leadership: Team-Building and Staff Development.
50: Human Resource Leadership and Management.
51: Tax Policy and Implications for the Organization: Tax Exemption, Charitable Deduction, and Charity Care.
52: Financial Issues for Leaders.
53: Fraud Awareness in Nonprofit Settings.
54: Budgeting and Forecasting: Implementing Sound Strategic Financial Planning.
55: Defining Fundraising Success Through Strong Donor Engagement.
56: Leading the Traditional Giving Pyramid: Overview of Types and Levels of Giving.
57: Grantwriting and Leadership in Working with Foundations and Government.
58: Social Entrepreneurship and Business Development.
59: Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leaders: The Becoming Business-Like of the Philanthropy Sector.