Philanthropy and the National Park Service

Philanthropy and the National Park Service

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As the National Park Service prepares for its centennial in 2016, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the role of philanthropy in national parks, with a focus on non-profit organizations known as friends groups and cooperating associations. Providing a historical review of partnerships through the lifetime of the NPS, up to a contemporary analysis of the legal and organizational framework under which non-profit philanthropic partners operate, Jacqueline Vaughn and Hanna J. Cortner explore the challenges the National Park Service faces in dealing with non-profit partners. Based on personal interviews with more than 50 non-profit leaders and National Park Service staff, financial data, and comprehensive site visits, Vaughn and Cortner offer a unique and informative view of the landscape in which philanthropy groups succeed - and sometimes fail.Dorr, TheSieurdeMonts NationalMonumentand itsHistorical Associations ( Charleston, SC: Nabu Press, 2010). 40. Friends of Acadia, a€œFinancial Statement, a€€“2012 Audited_Financial_Statements. pdf, accessedAugust 5, 2012. 41. ... NationalPark on St. John, a€ www., accessed October11, 2012. 42.

Title:Philanthropy and the National Park Service
Author:Jacqueline Vaughn, Hanna J. Cortner
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-11-26


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