Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations, 54th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414487843
  • ISBN-13: 9781414487847
  • DDC: 060
  • 4000 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2012
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The most 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; narrative description of association's purpose and activities; national and international conferences; and more.

Also featured is an alphabetical name and keyword index so you can quickly locate the name and address of the organization you need to contact without ever having to consult the main entry. 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.

Features and Benefits

  • The Encyclopedia Of Associations is the only comprehensive source of detailed information concerning more than 23,800 nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope, located in the U.S.
  • All entries are updated by direct contact with the organizations.
  • Listings are arranged in 18 broad subject chapters.
  • Within each subject chapter, entries are further organized by principal subject keyword.
  • The majority of entries feature a wealth of descriptive information, including year founded, membership, budget, purpose and activities, services, publications, and other organization programs.
  • More than 99% of the entries include at least one email address, and more than 98% of the entries include a website for the organization.

What's New

  • All entries are verified and updated for each edition of Encyclopedia Of Associations, making the information accurate and reliable.

Table of Contents

Volume 1, Part 1: Sections 1-6.
User's Guide.
Keyword List.
Descriptive Listings.
1. Trade, Business, and Commercial Organizations.
2. Environmental and Agricultural Organizations.
3. Legal, Governmental, Public Administration, and Military Organizations.
4. Engineering, Technological, and Natural and Social Sciences Organizations.
5. Educational Organizations.
6. Cultural Organizations.
Volume 1, Part 2: Sections 7-18.
User's Guide.
Keyword List.
Descriptive Listings.
7. Social Welfare Organizations.
8. Health and Medical Organizations.
9. Public Affairs Organizations.
10. Fraternal, Nationality, and Ethnic Organizations.
11. Religious Organizations.
12. Veterans', Hereditary, and Patriotic Organizations.
13. Hobby and Avocational Organizations.
14. Athletic and Sports Organizations.
15. Labor Unions, Associations, and Federations.
16. Chambers of Commerce and Trade and Tourism Organizations.
17. Greek and Non-Greek Letter Societies, Associations, and Federations.
18. Fan Clubs.
Volume 1, Part 3: Name and Keyword Index.
User's Guide.
Keyword List.
Alphabetical Index to Organization Names and Keywords.
Volume 2: Geographic and Executive Indexes.
User's Guide.
Geographic Index.
Executive Index.