During this time of decreased public funding, faith-based organizations are in greater demand to provide essential human services. This timely collection of essays outlines the challenges to be met, and offers specific advice for increasing effectiveness while remaining true to your mission. A must-read for directors, board members, and volunteers. 305 pages, hardcover from Jossey-Bass.
EDWARD L. QUEEN currently directs the Islamic Society of North America's fellowships in nonprofit management and governance. He previously served as director of the religion and philanthropy project at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy and as a program officer at Lilly Endowment, Inc.
"With government at all levels initiating collaborations withreligious organizations, there could hardly be a more timely oruseful book for board members and volunteers of faith-based socialservice providers. This important volume highlights the challengessuch providers face and offers specific, useful advice for meetingthose challenges while remaining true to the provider's religiousmission." (Sheila Suess Kennedy, assistant professor, law andpublic policy, Indiana University-Purdue University atIndianapolis)
"While this book deals primarily with Christian organizations, theprinciples used by faith-based organizations are essentially thesame. Anyone involved with the management or leadership of a Muslimnonprofit organization should read this book." (Shariq A. Siddiqui,director, community development and fundraising, Islamic Society ofNorth America)
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