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The events that led to the bankruptcy of the San Antonio Symphony illustrate conflicting goals that nonprofits face, addressing both financial viability of their organizations and artistic and cultural views of how nonprofits should operate.
This case is about the events that led to the bankruptcy of the San Antonio Symphony.
A looming battle at the polls threatens two important civic projects, and leaders look for a way around the funding and political dilemma.
This case can be used to help students learn about the politics of tax initiatives as a tool for funding important community projects.
For over 15 years, Bill Rauch and the Cornerstone Theater Company have been creating theater productions that explore issues of race and prejudice.
After Major League Soccer announced a plan to bring a team to Salt Lake City, the subsequent intergovernmental tensions with regard to funding and building a stadium caused the Major League Soccer to question their decision.
Major League Soccer announced plans to bring a team to Salt Lake City, Utah, and originally the organization announced plans to build a soccer stadium in downtown.
The Welcome Pole case involves public arts management, public administration, nonprofit management, Native American tribal politics, and murder-for-hire, among many other intersecting issues
The story of the Welcome Pole controversy at the Port of Olympia provides a window on effective public leadership, addressing such themes as management in an intercultural context, crisis managemen
The Laotian Organizing Project builds trust and leadership among Laotian refugees from tribal groups that do not have a history of interacting and for whom getting involved is both new and scary. Faced with industrial accidents impacting thier community and issues such as a lack of affordable housing or living-wage jobs, community members are speaking out and challenging traditional tribal conflicts and beliefs.
Formed in 1995, the Laotian Organizing Project builds trust and leadership among Laotian refugees in Richmond, California.
The Village of Arts and Humanities engages neighborhood residents, business owners, community groups, and other organizations in revitalizing North Central Philadelphia by recognizing and strengthening the communities existing assets and leadership.
The Village of Arts and Humanities has initiated a collaborative community planning process entitled Shared Prosperity in North Philadelphia.
This leadership story offers an introduction to the Gwich'in Nation and their role in a formidable public policy struggle.
Members of the Gwich'in Nation, which means "caribou people", number only in the thousands.
Junebug Productions enables artists, community members, and students to share their experiences of the Civil Rights Movement. The process creates opportunities to engage in art and social change activities to improve their quality of life.
Junebug Productions, founded in 1980, enables artists, community members, and students to share their experiences of the Civil Rights Movement.
The incoming president of a nonprofit organization makes putting its financial affairs in order her first priority but runs into opposition from her board and has to address miscommunication between "accountants" and "artists" among the members.
This case focuses attention on the fundamental question, "What is the purpose of a budget?" The case recounts a conflict in a voluntary, nonprofit theater organization that is having difficulty pay