Forces for Good, Revised and Updated The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-05-01
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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The revised and updated edition features 20-30% new content including: 1. An updated Introduction which explains the new context in which nonprofits are operating and consequences for nonprofits. 2. A new chapter on applying the Six Practices to small, local nonprofits, including some examples of these organizations.. 3. "Where are they now?" update on the 12 organizations featured in the first edition. How they have fared, what they've learned and where they are now in their growth trajectory. 4. Inclusion of a diagnostic tool to help nonprofits diagnose how well they are applying the Six Practices, and highlight opportunities for improvement.

Author Biography

Leslie R. Crutchfield is an author, speaker, philanthropic and nonprofit adviser, and leading authority on scaling social innovation and high-impact philanthropy. She is a senior adviser with FSG Social Impact Consultants and coauthor of Do More Than Give from Jossey-Bass.

Heather McLeod Grant is a consultant, author, speaker, and adviser to high-impact nonprofits and foundations. As a senior consultant at Monitor Institute, her work focuses on scaling social innovations and impact, leveraging networks for social change, and transforming large-scale legacy nonprofits. She also lectures at Stanford University and serves on several nonprofit advisory boards.

Crutchfield and Grant are the coauthors of the first edition of Forces for Good from Jossey-Bass. Visit their web site www.forcesforgood.net

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Revised and Updated Editionp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Introduction to the Revised and Updated Editionp. 3
Introduction to the First Editionp. 13
Achieving Impactp. 25
Forces for Goodp. 27
Advocate and Servep. 47
Make Markets Workp. 73
Inspire Evangelistsp. 101
Nurture Nonprofit Networksp. 125
Master the Art of Adaptationp. 149
Share Leadershipp. 175
Sustaining Impactp. 203
Putting It into Practicep. 233
New Lessons for New Timesp. 251
Thriving in Tumultuous Timesp. 253
Deepening the Six Practicesp. 269
Forces for Local Goodp. 289
Forces for Good Diagnostic Toolp. 321
Appendixes and Resourcesp. 325
Research Methodology for the First Editionp. 327
Field Expertsp. 341
Case Study Research Guidelines and Questionsp. 345
Original Research Interview Listp. 349
Updated Organization Profilesp. 355
Research Methodology and Sources for New Materialp. 389
Preface to the First Editionp. 395
Endnotesp. 397
Additional Resourcesp. 411
Acknowledgmentsp. 419
The Authorsp. 425
Indexp. 427
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