An indispensable guide to the complex art of nprofit leadership and management
In The Challenge of Change, Philip Coltoff distills the insights he has gained from nearly twenty-five years of leadership at The Children's Aid Society of New York City, one of the largest and best-kwn t-for-profit organizations in the nation. Now in a Second Edition, The Challenge of Change shares his ideas and experiences with a new generation of t-for-profit leaders and board members. * Reflects new changes in board structure, statutory requirements, functional relationships, succession, and transitional relationships * Looks at Coltoff's days at the helm of one of the oldest and most well-kwn institutions in the United States * Unparalleled insight and wisdom from a true nprofit leader and pioneer
Nonprofit executives and board members will benefit from Coltoff's observations and advice about everything from strategic planning and fundraising, to working with volunteers, cultivating diversity, and achieving work/life balance. His straightforward, conversational style is highly readable, and his tales from the trenches help to illuminate the important lessons he learned along the way.
PHILIP COLTOFF is a national leader and innovator in the fields of social service and youth development. He led The Children's Aid Society in New York City from 1981 to 2005 and consults for many not-for-profits. He is also the Katherine W. and Howard Aibel Visiting Professor and Executive-in-Residence at New York University's Silver School of Social Work. Under his leadership, The Children's Aid Society's budget grew from $10 million to $80 million annually and its award-winning community school and teen pregnancy prevention programs were adopted in more than 1,500 sites nationally and internationally. He currently teaches Executive Leadership in the Not-for-Profit Sector, a seminar series at NYU.