Case Study: Food Bank for Westchester — Board Development

  Started in 1988 with one man and a van, the Food Bank for Westchester (FB4W) has grown to be the supply and support center for 227 front line hunger relief programs throughout the county. The organization collects, warehouses, and distributes 10 to 12 tons of food a day, providing 95

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Case Study: The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra — Organizational Analysis

The Challenge For many years, the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra (and its affiliated Junior Orchestra) operated as The Ridgefield Symphony Youth Orchestra, an arm of the Ridgefield Symphony, offering youngsters, through high school ages, a chance to receive quality orchestral training and to perform publicly. Increasingly, however, the Youth Orchestra

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Case Study: Connecticut Humanities Council — Operations Review

The Challenge In 2006, the Connecticut Humanities Council (CHC) embarked upon a year-long environmental scan to evaluate the CHC’s heritage grant-making effectiveness. The scan identified three areas of greatest challenge facing heritage organizations today: the necessity to understand the changing interests of new audiences, the necessity to create and support

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