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Revisiting advocacy by non-profit organisations Steven Rathgeb Smith and Robert Pekkanen Advocacy on behalf of citizens and communities is commonly regarded as one of the distinguishing features of non-profit organisation and can be seen as all the more important in today’s world. This article discusses the extant literature in order to provide a conceptual framework to understand non-profit advocacy that is rooted in our understanding of non-profits as political organisations and representatives of citizen and community interests. It then reports on the

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Introduction In the existing literature, non-profit advocacy is generally understood as practices that seek to effect change in public opinion or government policy on a given issue ( Guo and Zhang, 2014 ; Arvidson et al, 2018 ; Fehsenfeld and Levinsen, 2019 ). Some scholars have adopted a broad definition in which advocacy refers to ‘any deliberate act to enhance the power of an organization to influence other actors in the policy making process’ ( Casey, 2011 : 1). The advocacy of non-profit organisations (NPOs) that provide social services attracts

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Maria Alessandra Antonelli* Istituto di Economia e Finanza, Universita di Roma 'La Sapienza', Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome - Italy Managerial Discretion, Incentives and Governance Rules for Non-Profit Organizations Abstract - This paper analyzes the effects of managerial discretion and some possible solu­ tions in non-profit sector. It is shown how the traditional incentives' mechanisms are modi­ fied in a non-profit setting. In particular, market, reputational and ideological incentives are considered. The analysis highlights that new governance rules

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293 Voluntary Sector Review • vol 7 • no 3 • 293–313 • © Policy Press 2016 • #VSR Print ISSN 2040 8056 • Online ISSN 2040 8064 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/096278916X14767760873899 Accepted for publication 30 September 2016 • First published online 29 October 2016 Meaning or money? Non-profit employee satisfaction Melinda Weisberg, mweisberg@comcast.net Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States Eric Dent, dr.eric.dent@gmail.com, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, United States Employees choosing careers with community-based non-profit human

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Introduction Saudi Arabia’s non-profit sector is at the cusp of a professionalisation revolution. While the study of Saudi public service and private sector organisations has been conducted quite exhaustively, there is little, if any, research on the non-profit sector ( Albloshi and Nawar, 2015 ; Hodges, 2017 ). Further, with the recent focus on making the non-profit sector a key contributor to the Saudi economy, through ‘ Vision 2030 ’,there has been a renewed focus on how professionalising the sector can help in this process ( Vision 2030 ). Vision 2030

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385 Policy & Politics • vol 42 • no 3 • 385-401 • © Policy Press 2014 • #PPjnl @policy_politics Print ISSN 0305 5736 • Online ISSN 1470 8442 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/030557312X655585 article Democratising the non-profit sector: reconfiguring the state–non-profit sector relationship in the UK Stephen Elstub, stephen.elstub@uws.ac.uk Lynne Poole, lynn.poole@uws.ac.uk University of the West of Scotland, UK This article argues that wherever non-profit organisations fulfil significant publicly funded service delivery roles, they must have an internal

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169 Voluntary Sector Review • vol 8 • no 2 • 169–85 • © Policy Press 2017 • #VSR Print ISSN 2040 8056 • Online ISSN 2040 8064 • https://doi.org/10.1332/204080517X14942368265346 Accepted for publication 24 April 2017 • First published online 09 May 2017 research Exploring board perspectives on non-profit executive turnover Amanda Stewart, ajstewa5@ncsu.edu North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, United States This article explores what non-profit executive turnover looks like from the perspective of who is responsible for managing these turnover events

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21 Voluntary Sector Review • vol 6 • no 1 • 21–39 • © Policy Press 2015 • #VSR Print ISSN 2040 8056 • Online ISSN 2040 8064 • http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204080515X14251102462737 Towards community engagement in the governance of non-profit organisations Gina Rossi, gina.rossi@uniud.it University of Udine, Italy Chiara Leardini, chiara.leardini@univr.it Sara Moggi, sara.moggi@univr.it Bettina Campedelli, bettina.campedelli@univr.it University of Verona, Italy Nowadays, non-profit organisations (NPOs) face growing pressure to involve the community in their

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217 11 Austerity and the Irish Non-Profit Voluntary and Community Sector Pauric O’Rourke Introduction Ireland stands as one of the countries most severely affected by the Great Recession (GR) and the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), which necessitated unprecedented remedial measures in the form of a ‘bail out’ by the three international institutions known collectively as the Troika (International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission), through promulgation of emergency legislation and the adoption of severe austerity measures

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work from home and forced the closure of non-essential businesses. The result was significant losses of jobs and business income, especially in the hospitality and retail industries. COVID-19 and Indiana non-profits To examine how the pandemic was affecting Indiana non-profits and those they serve, the Indiana Nonprofits Project 3 launched a survey in late April 2020 in collaboration with Indiana United Ways. We asked all local United Way organisations 4 in Indiana to forward the survey invitation to all non-profits on their distribution lists. By 31 May, 512

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