NPL  NPL 273  Introduction to Nonprofit Leadership


Directories & Data

American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel.  2004.  Giving USA.  NY:  AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy.

Council on Foundations.  2001.  Foundation Management Series, 10th ed.  (3 vols.)  Washington, DC:  Council on Foundations.

Independent Sector.  2001.  Giving and Volunteering in the United States, 2001.  Washington, DC:  Independent Sector.

Independent Sector.  2002.  The New Nonprofit Almanac and Desk Reference.  Washington, DC:  Independent Sector.

MN Council of Nonprofits.  2004.  Minnesota Nonprofit Directory, 5th Ed.  St. Paul, MN:  Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

MN Council on Foundations.  2003.  Giving in Minnesota.  Minneapolis, MN:  MN Council on Foundations.

MN Council on Foundations.  2004.  Guide to Minnesota Grantmakers.  Minneapolis, MN:  MN Council on Foundations.

Salamon, LM.  1992.  America’s Nonprofit Sector.  NY:  The Foundation Center.


History of the Third Sector

Bremner, RH.  1988.  American Philanthropy, 2nd ed.  Chicago, IL:  University of Chicago Press.

Mather, C.  1966.  Bonifacius:  An essay upon the good, that is to be devised and designed, by those who desire to answer the great end of life, and to do good while they live, ed. D. Levin.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press (orig. 1710).

Nielsen, WA.  1985.  The Golden Donors.  NY:  EP Dutton.

O’Connell, B.  1983.  America’s Voluntary Spirit:  A book of Readings.  NY:  Foundation Center.

Sulek, Marty.  2010.  On the modern meaning of philanthropy, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 39(2), 193-212.


Theory of the Third Sector

Atkinson, R.  1989.  “Altruism in nonprofit organizations,” PONPO Working Paper No. 145.  New Haven, CN:  Yale University.

Eikenberry, A., & Kluver, J.  2004. The marketization of the nonprofit sector: civil society at risk? Public Administration Review, 64(2). 132-140.

Koch, D & S. Boehm.  1992.  The Nonprofit Policy Agenda:  Recommendations for State and Local Action.  Washington, DC:  The Union Institute.

Lohmann, RA.  1992.  The Commons:  New perspectives on nonprofit organizations and voluntary action.  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

O’Connell, B.  1987.  Philanthropy in Action.  NY:  Foundation Center

O’Neill, M.  1989.  The Third America.  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Paul, EF et alii.  1987.  Beneficence, Philanthropy, and the Public Good.  Oxford:  Basil Blackwell.

Salamon, LM.  2002.  The State of Nonprofit America.  Washington, DC:  Brookings Institution Press.\

vanBuren, MP.  1990.  Reaching Out:  America’s Volunteer Heritage.  Battle Creek, MI:  WK Kellogg Foundation.

VanTil, J.  1990.  Critical Issues in American Philanthropy.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.

VanTil, J.  1988.  Mapping the Third Sector.  NY:  Foundation Center.

Weisbrod, BA.  1988.  The Nonprofit Economy.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press.

Wuthnow, R.  1991.  Acts of Compassion.  Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press.



Duca, DJ.  1996.  Nonprofit Boards:  Roles, responsibilities, and performance.  NY:  John Wiley & Sons.

Nason, JW.  1989.  Foundation Trusteeship:  Service in the public interest.  NY:  Foundation Center.

National Center for Nonprofit Boards.1990.  NCNB Governance Series (7 vols.)  Washington, DC:  NCNB.

O’Connell, B.  19985.  The Board Member’s Book.  NY:  Foundation Center.

Robinson, MK.  2001.  Nonprofit Boards That Work.  NY:  John Wiley & Sons.


Executive Leadership

Drucker, PF.  1990.  Managing the Nonprofit Organization.  NY:  HarperCollins.

Simon, JS.  2001.  The Five Life Stages of Nonprofit Organizations.  St. Paul, MN:  Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.


Community Foundations

Magat, R.  1989.  An Agile Servant:  Community leadership by community foundations.  NY:  Foundation Center.

Scanlan, EA.  1989.  Community Foundations at 75.  Washington, DC:  Council on Foundations.

Struckhoff, EC.  1991.  Ways to Grow:  A study of community foundations serving populations under 250,000.  Washington, DC:  Council on Foundations.


Tax, Legal Issues & Lobbying

Avner, M.  2002.  The Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations.  St. Paul, MN:  Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

Gallagher, JG.  1992.  Sales Tax Exemptions for Charitable, Educational, and Religious Nonprofit Organizations.  Washington, DC:  Independent Sector.

Hopkins, BR.  1998.  The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, 7th ed.  NY:  John Wiley & Sons



Denhardt, KG.  1988.  The Ethics of Public Service.  NY:  Greenwood Press.

Klusmann, T.  2000.  “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens,” Business Ethics, 14(2), 12-18.

Lewis, CW.  1991.  The Ethics Challenge in Public Service.  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.



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