In a world where the old rules no longer apply, nonprofit leadership is more important than ever
Now in its second edition, Joan Garry's Guide to Nonprofit Leadership is a must-have resource for organizations of all shapes and sizes wanting to make a bigger difference in the world. Filled with real-life stories and concrete strategies, this practical guide helps develop the specialized skills and mindset needed to successfully lead and manage a stable and impactful world-class organization.
A lot has happened since Joan Garry's Guide to Nonprofit Leadership was first published in 2017. The COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 election cycle, and seismic economic and cultural shifts have transformed the nonprofit world. This second edition provides a wealth of new content and fresh perspectives on changes in the nonprofit landscape. Brand-new chapters bring the core responsibilities of board service to life, offer practical advice on how small nonprofits can have an outsized impact, discuss effective crisis management approaches, and deliver even more stories and lessons drawn from the Joan Garry's work with thousands of nonprofit leaders. Throughout the book, the author shares new insights on topics such as managing crises, graceful exits, organizational transitions, and more. Honest, authentic, and sometimes hilarious, this book will help you:
- Gain a rich understanding of what it takes to lead a nonprofit
- Raise awareness and make the greatest possible impact
- Create successful and sustainable fundraising programs
- Reinvigorate your organization's passion for its mission
- Work in true partnership with staff and board members
- Respond effectively to crises and avoid common pitfalls
Written by the former Executive Director of GLAAD and founder of the Nonprofit Leadership Lab, Joan Garry's Guide to Nonprofit Leadership, Second Edition, is required reading for nonprofit board members, leaders, managers, and staff looking to make the greatest possible impact.