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Comparing the Use of a Business Plan with a Community Intervention Model in a Volunteer Project of a Not-For-Profit Agency

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2007
Summary:
Health promotion and community intervention models are available for community projects. Project volunteers with business backgrounds may lack knowledge of these models, but be familiar with business plans. This study analyzed a community project using the Planned Approach to Community Health (PATCH) model and a business plan and proposed a new model based on that analysis. The documented processes and activities of the United Way of Broward County. Florida, Women's Way 2006 Helmets for the Holidays committee were collected, subjectively evaluated, and used as the basis for a new model integrating components of PATCH and a business plan. The significant contribution of the resulting model is its incorporation of a community outreach component into a planning and management model that uses business-comfortable language.
Title: Comparing the Use of a Business Plan with a Community Intervention Model in a Volunteer Project of a Not-For-Profit Agency.
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Name(s): Hooks, Karen L.
Zoeller, Robert F., Thesis advisor
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Created: 2007
Date Issued: 2007
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 56 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: Health promotion and community intervention models are available for community projects. Project volunteers with business backgrounds may lack knowledge of these models, but be familiar with business plans. This study analyzed a community project using the Planned Approach to Community Health (PATCH) model and a business plan and proposed a new model based on that analysis. The documented processes and activities of the United Way of Broward County. Florida, Women's Way 2006 Helmets for the Holidays committee were collected, subjectively evaluated, and used as the basis for a new model integrating components of PATCH and a business plan. The significant contribution of the resulting model is its incorporation of a community outreach component into a planning and management model that uses business-comfortable language.
Identifier: FA00000634 (IID)
Note(s): College of Education
Thesis (M.S.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2007.
Subject(s): Communication in public health
Health promotion--Planning
Health promotion--Evaluation
Nonprofit organizations--Management
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