Lecture 11-NPOS

Lecture 11-NPOS - Nonprofit Organizations and Healthcare...

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Nonprofit Organizations and Healthcare
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Defining Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) There were 12,500 NPOs in 1940, 32,000 in 1950 and over 1,000,000 today-501CE (tax code) NPOs fill the gap between two sectors- government and corporate and, thus, are the third sector with these features: Organized- institutional entity, meetings, officers, rules Private- separate from gov’t meaning, not controlled by government even though they receive government funding Nonprofit distributing- don’t generate profit for owners or directors, profits go to who they were intended for Self-governing
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Volunteerism and Philanthropy 40 million people volunteer each year at NPOS Demand for services from NPOS outpaces revenues, state, local and county budgets have been cut, causing fewer staff and reduced resources for social services Need for philanthropic support-key role for public relations- in terms of fundraising, but also to get more volunteers. Charitable giving continues to grow was 2.8 percent in 2004 and 3.2 percent of GNP in 2006- tanked since depression- people don’t have enough $.
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Giving by Source Corporations 5% Foundations 9% Bequests 19% Individuals 67%
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Giving by Recipient Religion 36% Education 13% Health 9% Human Services 8% Unallocated 10% Arts 5% Environment/Pets 3% International Affairs 2% Public Benefit 5% Foundation 9%
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Changing Climate for NPOS Government cutbacks shifts responsibility for public
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course COM 259 taught by Professor Brewer during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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Lecture 11-NPOS - Nonprofit Organizations and Healthcare...

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