NMP 665 — Law, Policy, and Government Relations in Nonprofit Organizations
Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
This course introduces students to the complex and dynamic relationship between government and the nonprofit sector. Topics include the legal constraints within which all nonprofits must operate, the traditional role nonprofits play in public policy advocacy, and the growing role non-profits play as government funded service providers. Students will also learn effective means of legally lobbying legislators and grapple with the possible benefits and negatives of doing so.