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Non-profit Organizations of the Arts and the Economy

What are the 5-7 general assumptions about the global economy?Consider the assumptions in relation to their effect on an at-risk youth Nonprofit organization. Research using at least 3-5 references on where they predict the global economy in the next 3-5 years.

Here is an example of what I am looking for:

If it were a healthcare organization, you might write something like this:

Health Information Technology for HIV/AIDS Center (HITHAC) after a scan of the global economic environment and what the outlook will in 3 to 5 years has identified the following factors as potential barriers to its mission and works around the world:

1. Lack of proper needs assessment.

2. Lack of vision, strategy, and national plans.

3. Lack of information and awareness about health applications.

4. Computer illiteracy.

5. Insufficient resources to meet costs.

6. Limited experience in medical and health informatics.

7. Weak information and telecommunications infrastructures.

8. The absence of legislative, ethical, and constitutional frameworks.

9. Security, confidentiality, and privacy concerns.

10. Uncertainty about a global compliance with HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley.


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According to the Americans for the Arts (2014), there are over 100,000 nonprofit art and culture organizations that serve as economic drivers to help create jobs, increase government revenue, and tourism. The nonprofit art and culture organization is a $135 billion dollar industry in America, and $61 million of that money is spent to help inspire, contribute, and create the community (Americans for the Arts, 2014). However, there are a few factors that serve as potential barriers towards the continuation of nonprofit art and culture organizations that can or could impact the economy within the next five to seven years:

1. Business models of some nonprofit organizations are failing (NPQ, 2014): Many Business models are failing because they are not receiving the funds that have been pledged due to economic and financial restraints to remain open. Therefore, the proforma balance sheets have not reflected the intended budget.

2. Philanthropy and nonprofit entrepreneurship but have neglected their dependence on leadership due to the traditional reluctance of economists to consider phenomena associated with preference change. (Wallis and Dollery, 2014): Many philantrophic and non-entrepreneurial ...

Solution Summary

This post shows potential threats to non-profit organizations and ways to improve.