How to Manage an Effective Nonprofit Organization, with more than a thousand practical tips, is the one book you need. Board members will learn how to run effective meetings and get and keep the best people on their teams. Busy staff members will learn how to raise substantial funds for their agency in the least amount of time. Grant writers will learn how to prepare better proposals and manage the funds once they get them. Agencies will learn how to establish an outstanding volunteer program and form community coalitions that work. And everyone will learn effective strategies to help improve their supervisory, personnel, and general management skills. Agency professionals at every level will find themselves referring to How to Manage an Effective Nonprofit Organization when they have a problem and need helpful, practical, and to-the-point advice from an acknowledged leader in the field.....MICHAEL A. SAND heads Sand Associates, a management-consulting firm based in Harrisburg, PA. For more than 25 years, he has led practical workshops for representatives of nonprofit groups. He also provides assistance in board development, strategic planning, grant writing, and fundraising. In addition, he has formed a Grant Writing and Grant Management Group to assist nonprofits in researching, writing, and managing grant funds.