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date: 24 June 2021

Organizations and Governancelocked

Organizations and Governancelocked

  • Tom HollandTom HollandSchool of Social Work, University of Georgia

Summary

Most social service organizations are identified by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as 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. These boards also identify strategic goals, hire and guide the executive, oversee the organization's finances, help raise funds for it, and ensure accountability to stakeholders.

Subjects

  • Administration and Management
  • Macro Practice
  • Policy and Advocacy

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