Just as for-profit businesses are developing new management styles to meet the challenges of a changing marketplace, today's nonprofits are undergoing a transformation of their own. Growing competition for a shrinking pool of funds, ever more intense public scrutiny, greater involvement by boards of directors, stricter state and federal regulations, tighter budgets - these and a host of other new facts of life require that today's nonprofit organizations, like their for-profit counterparts, be leaner, more bottom-line driven business organizations. Now this practical guide shows nonprofit managers how to run their organizations more efficiently and more effectively. From the collaborative effort of the experts at Smith, Bucklin & Associates, North America's preeminent nonprofit management firm, comes a complete, nuts-and-bolts guide to managing nonprofits of every size. In business since 1949, Smith, Bucklin has developed a set of proven management strategies and techniques tailored to the unique financial, human resources, and management challenges and opportunities facing nonprofit organizations.