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The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is a diverse community of scholars, educators, and practice leaders that strengthens the field of nonprofit and philanthropic research in order to improve civil society and human life.

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2022 ARNOVA Annual Conference

The ARNOVA conference is designed to create a public conversation on, as well as opportunities for presenting research about, pressing issues and vital opportunities facing the voluntary or nonprofit sector


11th Symposium on Public Policy for Nonprofits

Practitioners & academics - You're invited to submit proposals addressing research findings or informed perspectives on the nonprofit sector workforce & nonprofits as employers.

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Remarks from Judith Saidel, recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award

December 17, 2021

Acceptance Comments: Judith R. Saidel, Ph.D. November 18, 2021 Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action 50th Anniversary…

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2021 Conference Recap

December 16, 2021

A CELEBRATION OF ARNOVA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Reflections on Where We Are and How Far We Have Come! This year we…

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2020 ARNOVA Conference Recap

December 10, 2020

The 49th Annual ARNOVA Conference was convened virtually for the first time given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the continued physical distancing…

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