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General Purposes

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $20,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2006
  • Location Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action is a membership organization of 1,200 professionals and academics that helps scholars understand the practical concerns of nonprofit agencies, while supplying nonprofit professionals with research they can use to improve the quality of life for citizens and communities. Multiyear funding will enable the association to endeavor to increase membership; continue publications and electronic newsletters; develop a second Web site for nonprofit practitioners; organize the annual conference; complete a diversity study and implement suggestions; and establish a major gifts campaign. During the past year, accomplishments included releasing important research on the nonprofit sector through publications and electronic newsletters; creating a Web site; conducting an annual conference in November 2004; and developing a new membership marketing plan.