2013 Penn Summer Fellows Program (for doctoral students)

“Apply now for the 2013 Penn Summer Fellows Program The University of Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) Program invites doctoral students everywhere to apply for the 2013 Penn Summer Fellowship Program. Facilitated by Peter Frumkin, Professor of Social Policy and Director of Penn’s NPL Program, the seminar will explore emerging issues in the world of nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, philanthropy and international civil society. The program will be held June 3-28, 2013 at The University of Pennsylvania. Students are expected to submit a draft research paper that they would like to refine and prepare for publication during the program. Housing in … Continue reading 2013 Penn Summer Fellows Program (for doctoral students)

Another Community and Grassroots Association (CGA) Section Colloquium

Here is another CGA colloqium at our conference in Indiana: 057. Community and Grassroots Association (CGA) Section Colloquium: “The Organized Dynamics of Contemporary Contention around the World, from Arab Spring to OWS” 1:30 to 3:00 pm Thur., Nov. 15 Abstract In this colloquium, presenters will discuss the organizational and individual underpinnings of recent contention around the world. Participants will discuss the roles of nonprofit organizations in sponsoring and incubating movements such as Occupy Wall Street (OWS), the Tea Party, and the Arab Spring, as well as compare movements in countries like India, South Africa, Chile, the United Kingdom and the … Continue reading Another Community and Grassroots Association (CGA) Section Colloquium

CGA section colloqium on participatory practices – 3:15-4:45pm Thur., Nov. 15, 2102

Looking ahead to our conference in Indianapolis, Indiana: 072. Community and Grassroots Association (CGA) Section Colloquium: “Pushing the Organizational Envelope: From Participatory City Governance to Workers’ Cooperatives” 3:15- 4:45 pm Thur., Nov. 15, 2012 Abstract Participants will discuss democratic or participatory practices used in contemporary venues ranging from city governance to workers’ cooperatives. Chen will describe the debut of participatory budgeting in New York City, in which those who work, live, or attend school in four districts have proposed projects using $6 million of local funds. Greer will examine how participatory practices could address the increasing lack of accountability among … Continue reading CGA section colloqium on participatory practices – 3:15-4:45pm Thur., Nov. 15, 2102

Submissions for the Nov. 2012 ARNOVA conference are due March 30, 2012

“…the deadline for submitting proposals for presentations for our November 2012 Conference is just 10 days away — that is, March 30, 2012. We invite proposals on the wide range of themes or topics that are included in our diverse field of studies, and encourage presentations that come from a variety of disciplinary (or interdisciplinary) perspective. We also encourage proposals addressing this year’s conference theme, “Re-examining Philanthropy: Exploring Root Concepts for our Fields.” We also strongly encourage you not to wait until the last minute to submit. We have a new submission system, which we think is easier to use; … Continue reading Submissions for the Nov. 2012 ARNOVA conference are due March 30, 2012

CGA membership – here’s how to renew or join

Dear Colleagues, If your membership in the Community and Grassroots Association section of ARNOVA has expired, or if you would like to join us, please read the below announcement. If you have tried to sign-up or renew your membership on-line but have had difficulties, please follow the instructions below. If you have already renewed, thank you! The form to renew your membership is available here: ARNOVA section membership form Simply fill out the form and fax it back to Rosalind Connors at ARNOVA OR you can contact Rosalind by phone (317-684-2120) or e-mail (rconners@arnova.org) if you need assistance. You may … Continue reading CGA membership – here’s how to renew or join