Examining the Capital Needs of Health-Related Nonprofits: Implications for Social Work
Jerry B. Daniel, JD, Ph.D., MPH, MSW, MS, LCSW; Irma J. Gibson, Ph.D., MSW

Although the United States of America is considered the most powerful country in the world, both economically and militarily, it continues to experience a myriad of social problems. Addressing social problems in the U.S. has become a major challenge, with many sectors working to prevent suffering and premature deaths related to social inequities. Nonprofit organizations, particularly those related to health and human services, are involved in addressing needs of the American population. They provide an array of services in small and large communities throughout the United States. The purpose of this study was to examine the capital needs of health-related nonprofits. Given that many social workers are involved in the operation of nonprofits, implications for the social work profession are delineated.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jssw.v7n2a2