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Comparative budget analysis for Prince George’s County focusing on funding for health and human services and the nonprofit sector.  

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A 2011 report that shows that Prince George’s nonprofits still lag behind neighboring jurisdictions and the Maryland average in number of nonprofits and in per-capita revenue. The report shows, however, that the county’s nonprofits are growing faster than the state average.  

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The Maryland Environmental Health Network and Maryland Nonprofits assembled a brainstorming forum on public health advocacy. This doc is an overview of presentations and discussion points from the forum. Topics covered include the social detriments of health, combatting childhood obesity, impacts of the alcohol and tobacco tax, and the importance of health equity.  

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With a constant stream of technological advancements, telecommunications has become more popular to connect throughout organizations. This article defines telecommunications, explains its benefits and drawbacks within the workplace, outlines the responsibilities of employees and employers in a telecommunications situation, and details the legal implications of telecommunications.   Member Login

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Offers insights on what types of nonprofits can lobby, and the rules and regulations of doing so.    

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Maryland Nonprofits and Maryland Environmental Health Network held a meeting with a variety of public health advocates to discuss ways of establishing “health in all policies” in Maryland. This document details survey results on current activities in public health equity policy work from 16 organization participants.    

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One-page tool to help nonprofit leaders assess overall strengths, opportunities, and define aspirations and results. This is an alternative to the SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats).  

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The driving force of all nonprofit efforts is the organization’s mission. Vision and value statements help keep an organization’s actions specific and mission focused. This document acts as an outline for creating successful mission, vision, and value statements.    

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Establishing and maintaining a successful nonprofit organization requires discipline and detailed planning. This outline acts as a guideline for creating focused and unique mission statements, vision statements, values, goals, and objectives. At the end advice is offered on implementing your new tools for success.  

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