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General Purposes

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $30,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2007–December 31, 2009
  • Location Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant provides general purposes support to the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations & Voluntary Action. This membership association of more than 1,100 scholars and nonprofit practitioners promotes research on voluntary action, nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and civil society. Over 20 percent of its members come from outside the United States. The association helps scholars gain insight into the practical concerns of nonprofit agencies, while providing nonprofit professionals with research they can use to improve the quality of life for citizens and communities. Its principal activities consist of an annual conference, publications including the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, and electronic discussion groups.