Quotation Faulk, Lewis, Willems, Jurgen, jasmine McGinnis Johnson, Jasmine, Steward, Amanda. 2016. Network Connections and Competitively Awarded Funding: The impacts of board network structures and status interlocks on nonprofit organizations’ foundation grant acquisition. Public Management Review. 18 (10), 1425-1455.


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This analysis investigates whether nonprofit board connections with other nonprofit organizations and foundations explain organizational performance in earning foundation grants. Using a sample of 402 nonprofits and sixty-eight foundations in a single metropolitan area, we find that greater connectedness and status interlocks significantly influence organizations’ ability to acquire resources. Network effects are partially mediated by the number of past grants received and a nonprofit’s financial characteristics, including organizational size, fundraising expenses, and financial health. These findings, while supporting the role of networks in resource attainment, point to the complex and mutual relationships between organizational characteristics, network characteristics, and organizational performance.

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  • Network analysis
  • foundation grant-making
  • interlocking boards

Publication's profile

Status of publication Published
Affiliation External
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Public Management Review
Citation Index SSCI
WU-Journal-Rating new INF-A, MAN-A, STRAT-B, WH-B
Language English
Title Network Connections and Competitively Awarded Funding: The impacts of board network structures and status interlocks on nonprofit organizations’ foundation grant acquisition
Volume 18
Number 10
Year 2016
Page from 1425
Page to 1455
Reviewed? Y
URL https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286334079_Network_Connections_and_Competitively_Awarded_Funding_The_impacts_of_board_network_structures_and_s
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2015.1112421
Open Access N

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Willems, Jurgen (Details)
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Faulk, Lewis (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, United States/USA)
jasmine McGinnis Johnson, Jasmine (George Washington University, United States/USA)
Steward, Amanda (North Carolina State University, United States/USA)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
5234 Administrative science (Details)
5308 Management sciences (Details)
5363 Non-profit-sector research (NPO, NPI) (Details)
6906 Public research (Details)
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