Week 3 – Assignment
Critical Analysis: Philanthropy
[WLO: 3] [CLO: 3]
Philanthropy is often confused with fundraising. Fundraising is short-term in nature while philanthropy focuses on a person’s or an organization’s relationship with and commitment to an institution. In a 1050-to 1400-word (3-4 page) paper, critically analyze the differences between fundraising and philanthropy in a human service organization (provide at least two specific differences). In your analysis, include the challenges a nonprofit manager may face in promoting philanthropy. Suggest ways to overcome these challenges. Support your work with materials from the textbooks and at least three additional academic sources. You may use any of the required or recommended articles for this course as additional academic sources.
Follow the instruction in the file. please read carefully and credibly supported by at least three to four brief cited and referenced current scholarly source no more than 7 -10years old. Use the recommended resource/ references provided by the professor. The post should focus on current realities. APA format, and references. Please use the textbook source and resources. Whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize another person’s work, you need to cite the source within your paper. It is not enough to just list the source in the References or Works Cited at the end of your paper. Failing to properly cite someone else’s words and ideas at the point they show up in your paper is plagiarism
Worth, M. J. (2021).
Nonprofit management: Principles and practices
(6th ed.). Sage Publications, Inc.
1. Chapter 5: Executive Leadership
1. Chapter 9: Managing Paid Staff and Service Volunteers
1. Chapter 13: Philanthropic Fundraising
CEOs report alarming level of dissatisfaction with boards. (2008, November). Nonprofit World, 26(6), 27. (ProQuest Document ID: 1623859981).
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. (2009, November 10).
Alice Krongold: Role of a Nonprofit Board (Links to an external site.)
[Video File]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4XOcJlheKw
1. This video is from the Carnegie New Leaders event which took place at the Carnegie Council on November 4, 2009. “In order to achieve its greatest potential,” says Korngold, “a nonprofit board needs a mix of people with different backgrounds, perspectives, relationships, and expertise.”
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. (2009, November 12).
Karthik Krishnan: Dysfunctional Nonprofit Boards (Links to an external site.)
[Video File]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8e3O622yk0
1. In this brief video, Karthik Krishnan talks about leadership in nonprofits and how to deal with dysfunctional boards. This Carnegie New Leaders event took place at the Carnegie Council on November 4, 2009.
IndependentSector. (2009, November 9).
Diversity in Nonprofit Leadership (Links to an external site.)
[Video File]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSXkf5lZugw
1. Despite our stated commitment to diversity, women and people of color are underrepresented at the executive level of nonprofits and foundations. Hear provocative perspectives during this brief video presentation.
Board Source (Links to an external site.)
. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://www.boardsource.org/
1. The purpose of this website is to build effective nonprofit boards. The knowledge center link has numerous articles, resources, and research that will help students learn about all aspects of nonprofit management and leadership.
Philanthropy Journal (Links to an external site.)
. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/
1. The Philanthropy Journal is an online philanthropy newspaper. The site offers news and resources for fundraising professionals.
Content CriteriaTotal: 5
Describes at least two differences between fundraising and philanthropy.
Includes an analysis of the challenges nonprofit managers face when promoting philanthropy.
Suggests ways to overcome the challenges associated with promoting philanthropy.
Writing and Organization CriteriaTotal: 2
The central theme/purpose of the paper is clear.
The structure is clear, logical, and easy to follow.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
The thoughts are clear and include appropriate beginning, development, and conclusion.
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
The paper uses words and language that are inclusive, clear, and unambiguous.
Spelling is correct.
Research CriteriaTotal: 2
The paper includes a summary and analysis of research materials that are relevant to the assignment, e.g. scholarly journals, professional articles, legal documents, government documents, legal decisions, media clips, software, measurement instruments websites, personal communication, etc.
Professional/scholarly journals are peer reviewed and focus on the profession/application of psychology (located on Proquest, EBSCOHost, PsycNET, etc.). Non-scholarly articles include newspapers, periodicals, secular magazines, etc, and are not peer reviewed. Websites not approved include wikipedia.com and about.com.
Research focuses on the most current information (past five to ten years) except when citing seminal works (e.g. Freud, Erickson, etc.).
Paper includes the appropriate number of references required by the assignment.
When appropriate, the paper addresses ethical considerations in research.
Style Criteria Total: 1
The paper is in the appropriate APA format used by the institution/program (e.g. the 6th edition).
The paper is double-spaced and in the appropriate length required by the assignment
The paper includes an APA style cover page.
The paper includes an Abstract that is formatted to support the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper properly uses headings, font styles, and white space as outlined in the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper includes an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
The paper addresses the topic of the paper with critical thought.
The paper concludes with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Citations of original works within the body of the paper follow the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition) guidelines.
The paper includes a References Page that is completed according to the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
Total Possible Points Total: 10