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250 words Per Discussion

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Classifications of Government and Nonprofit Organizations

As discussed in your Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations text, nonprofit organizations differ in many aspects from government and for-profit entities.

In your initial post to this discussion, describe the key financially related differences between nonprofit, government, and for-profit organizations. What do these differences mean in terms of the way these organizations manage their finances?

Support your post with sources and cite them according to current APA guidelines. Be sure to critically evaluate the concepts and related literature. Address any pro and con arguments.

2.

Missions and Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations operate primarily to achieve their missions. Sawhill’s 2001 article, “Mission Impossible? Measuring Success in Nonprofit Organizations,” offers some thoughts about why it is often difficult for nonprofit organizations to accomplish their missions.

In your initial post, briefly describe an organization you know, have an interest in, or will use for your course assignments. Then, describe the mission of the organization. Drawing upon the article, discuss the strategies this organization can use to achieve its mission.

Support your post with sources and cite them according to current APA guidelines. Be sure to critically evaluate the concepts and related literature. Address any pro and con arguments.