Community Voice Category: Strategy

COMMUNITY VOICE: Real Time Challenges in the Realm of Strategic Philanthropic Giving: Who Faces It In India?

This Community Voice Piece was  written by NSWM member Abha Rai, MSW. “Strategic philanthropic giving” is becoming an increasingly important buzzword in the development sector. Most large and even smaller family foundations are seen adopting this quintessential approach. “Strategic philanthropy” can be defined as the efforts made by a foundation to support a social cause; ultimately... Read more »

From the Network’s Journal, Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, & Governance

Winner of 2014 Slavin-Patti Award for Practice Research Kristen Gilmore Powell & N. Andrew Peterson (2014). Pathways to Effectiveness in Substance Abuse Prevention: Empowering Organizational Characteristics of Community-Based Coalitions, Human Service Organizations. 38(5), 471-486. In their well-designed and executed study, Powell and Peterson make an important contribution that furthers our understanding about community-based coalitions and the factors that contribute to their effectiveness. Using... Read more »

Strategic Planning: Charting The Course For Your Organization

This Community Voice Blog Post was written by NSWM Emeritus Board Member Irv Katz, MSW At a time when it seems as though everything is changing, when today’s realities demand new solutions, when innovation, reinvention, and transformation are imperatives not options, there are two courses managers can take: either react to each set of challenges... Read more »