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Databases for Small Business: Essentials of Database Management, Data Analysis,and Staff Training for Entrepreneurs and Professionals by Anna Manning

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CHAPTER 4

A Small Nonprofit: Case Study

This chapter introduces a case study of a small nonprofit, called Connecting South Side. The work of the nonprofit is described in some detail so that you can understand the requirements for collecting and analyzing its data. Data is collected on a series of MS Excel spreadsheets and Word documents. The information in this chapter sets the scene for later chapters; there is no need to take notes or remember every detail.

Connecting South Side

The following sections explain why Connecting South Side was founded and describe its basic operations. You’ll also be introduced to its employees.

Background

Connecting South Side is a small nonprofit located on Chicago’s South Side. The aim of the organization is ...

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