Illinois Authors

The Illinois Center for the Book banner

Peter Brinkerhoff

Born: Hartford, Ct
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Peter and his family lived in Springfield, IL from 1977-2007. Peter and his wife now call Union Hall, VA home.

Biography: N/A

  • Terry McAdam Award from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management in1995 & 1996 for Mission Based Management and Financial Empowerment respectively.

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Peter Brinkerhoff on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Faith-based management :
ISBN: 0471315443 OCLC: 41070716

John Wiley, New York : ©1999.

"This book describes proven management strategies and techniques developed at some of the world's most successful places of worship and faith-based service organizations. It also supplies you with a complete action plan for quickly implementing them in your organization." "Peter Brinckerhoff begins by exploring the unique challenges faced by managers of faith-based organizations. He then identifies the seven key characteristics of a successful faith-based organization and provides you with clear, easy-to-follow guidelines."--Jacket.

Financial empowerment :
ISBN: 0471296929 OCLC: 39223669

J. Wiley, New York : ©1996.

Mission-based management :
ISBN: 0471390135 OCLC: 43851470

Wiley, New York : ©2000.

Mission-based marketing :
ISBN: 0471237183 OCLC: 50561636

Wiley, Hoboken, NJ : ©2003.

A direct, practical guide that shows how you can lead your not-for-profit to success in a more competitive world. This book provides the knowledge and skills to build a market-driven organization that holds onto its core values, does a better job of providing mission, and successfully competes for funding, clients, referral sources, staff, and board members. Other titles in the Mission-Based Management(r) Series Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21st Century Named "Best New Nonprofit Management Book" by the Nonprofit Management Association. The Association said, "The Nonprofit Management Association is pleased to spotlight the extraordinary work of Peter Brinckerhoff in his newest publication, Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21st Century." The book was cited by the Nonprofit Management Association as "a great overall manager's and board member's guide to not-for-profits-quite laudable in that it's eminently readable and downright enjoyable." Financial Empowerment: More Money for More Mission Named "Best New Nonprofit Management Book" by the Nonprofit Management Association. This second volume of the widely respected Mission-Based Management(r) Series outlines a not-for-profit organization's plan for financial success. It highlights the eight characteristics of financial empowerment, and provides the skills and concepts that a nonprofit organization and its managers will need to survive, including estimating cash needs, treating funders like valued customers, developing money-making businesses, determining the financial options that are available, and implementing an empowered budget process.

Social entrepreneurship :
ISBN: 0471362824 OCLC: 42882787

Wiley, New York : ©2000.

"In Social Entrepreneurship, you will learn how successful social entrepreneurs focus on community wants and needs, match those with core competencies to provide the highest quality services, assess risk and gauge opportunity, develop new project ideas and test their feasibility, write a business plan, project finances in the plan, tap into new sources of funding, develop the idea of social entrepreneurship throughout the organization, and make sure that mission, not money, is the bottom line"--Jacket.