Abstract

This paper examines emerging possibilities for use of the Internet in human service fundraising. Human service managers must compete for limited funds with their counterparts in educational, religious, health, and other nonprofit organizations. There is enormous potential for raising funds over the Internet; yet, this approach to resource development may not be appropriate or effective in some instances for certain human service agencies. The selection of fundraising approach must be consistent with the organizational context in which it is used. This paper provides examples of cases where use of the Internet may prove to be an effective method for human service fundraising. It also examines cases where use of the Internet may not be a good match for the organizational context, whether in terms of ethics or dollars raised

Publication Date

2000

Journal Title

Journal of Technology in Human Services

Publisher

Taylor & Francis Group, LLC

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1300/J017v17n02_03

Document Type

Article

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Copyright 2000 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.

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