The nonprofit sector is growing by leaps and bounds, as are the societal needs that incite these organizations into action.

Opportunities and Challenges of NPOs

The nonprofit sector is growing by leaps and bounds, as are the societal needs that incite these organizations into action. There are over a million NPOs in the United States alone, and this number expands every day. This presents a wealth of new opportunities for people looking to go into the field. However, it also creates its share of challenges. In this Discussion, you will consider the opportunities and challenges associated with your Final Project NPO and how you might respond to them.

To prepare for this Discussion:

• Review a few of the articles located on the Web sites in this week’s Learning Resources.
• Review the Video program (link provided below) “Opportunities and Challenges” with Chuck Foster, focusing on the opportunities and challenges related to NPOs and the nonprofit sector.
• Consider specific opportunities and challenges that might be associated with its creation and operation of a NPO you would oversee

With these thoughts in mind:

Post by THURSDAY EVENING 10PM NEW YORK TIME. 1-2 PAGES APA FORMAT BEING SURE TO USE IN-TEXT CITATIONS AND REFERENCES.  USE FURNISHED LINKS IN REFERENCES & CITATIONS a description of one specific opportunity and one specific challenge related to the NPO you created for your Final Project. Explain how you might take advantage of the opportunity and address the challenge.

 

Media

Video: Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2008). Introduction to nonprofit sector: Opportunities and challenges. Baltimore: Author.FIND IT HEREhttp://youtu.be/x25v7-YJ8tg

 

Web Sites