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date: 26 February 2024

Organizational Governancelocked

Organizational Governancelocked

  • Mindy R. WertheimerMindy R. WertheimerGeorgia State University


Most human service organizations are identified by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as charitable nonprofits, designated as 501c3 organizations. They are overseen by governing boards, which ensure that all the activities of the organization contribute to advancing its mission while it remains accountable to stakeholders.


  • Administration and Management
  • Macro Practice
  • Policy and Advocacy

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