2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

PAD 732 The Independent Sector: Contemporary Issues in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

This course provides an introduction to the role of non-profit organizations and charitable foundations in the so-called independent sector" - i.e. organizations that are neither government nor business. The course examines the history and theory of non-profits in the United States their relationship to government and their role in social change. The course also instructs students on the fundamentals of non-profit governance strategic planning and fundraising."