By Helmut K. Anheier
This consultant to civil society offers a brief and simple connection with the major humans, strategies and firms of the 3rd area. It comprises nearly three hundred up to date entries together with all phrases and ideas linked to civil society, in addition to nearby information. Key beneficial properties of the dictionary contain: * definitions of options and phrases surrounding civil society* info on particular areas vital within the background of civil society, comparable to India, the CIS and america* profiles of the main personalities and corporations desirous about the 3rd area* comprises details on how the sphere operates (e.g. reasonable exchange, grassroots companies and go out strategies)* offers info that may in a different way require many volumes to find. key words comprise: Citizenship, Social Captial, Rule of legislation, Nonprofit administration, company duties and Social Origins conception.
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Types of membership association typically recognized as tax-exempt are: social welfare and health-related associations, educational and scholarly associations, labour and farmers’ associations, business and professional associations and religious congregations. ATD Quarte-Monde ATD Fourth World Founded in 1957 by Father Joseph Wresinski, ATD Quarte-Monde is a French-based international NGO dedicated to eliminating extreme poverty and exclusion all over the world. The International ATD Fourth World Movement extends to countries in Europe, Africa, North and Central America and Asia.
Bequeath Bequeath, and similarly, bequest, refers to the making of a gift of any form and kind, of personal property by means of a will or testament. A bequeathing of personal property is a form of disposition from one owner to another. Non-profit organizations are frequent recipients of bequests, and are a major source of asset accumulation and capital funds as well. In 1998, US non-profit organizations received over US $ 10,500m. 6% of total private individual giving that year. The dictionary 23 Bertelsmann Foundation Established in 1977 by Reinhard Mohn, the Bertelsmann Foundation is a German-based operating foundation which is dedicated to fostering innovations and solutions for societal problems and promoting reform.
For non-profit organizations the notion of a bottom line is more complex. Many scholars suggest that, because there are no price mechanisms in place to aggregate the interests of clients, staff, volunteers and other stake-holders, and to match costs to profits, supply to demand and goals to actual achievements, non-profit organizations have multiple bottom lines. Multiple bottom lines require multiple performance measures and demand different management models and styles for non-profit organizations.
A Dictionary of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector by Helmut K. Anheier