Partnering Organization: Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (AgForestry)
Among many different types of research resources, this project is going to require finding data pertaining to how similar organizations, especially non-profit organizations, operate, grow, and fulfill their missions. It will also require a current understanding of demographics and attitudes as they relate to environmental education and action.
Listed below are resources that might assist you with this project. This list is by no means meant to be an exhaustive. Rather it is meant to get you thinking about what sort of resources you might need and where they may come from.
If you have any question, please email me.
Below are some resources regarding finding information created by AgForestry
Finding Resources Created by AgForestry
For this project you will need to find resources about how organizations like Agforestry operate, grow, and are viewed.
Helpful Industry Resources, newspapers, and trade publications.
For more in-depth information regarding corporate research, take a look at the Company Research Library Guide.
See also WSU News and Newspaper Research Guide.
Much of this project is going to involve finding scholarly research regarding a myriad of topics. Although you may find this research across many different resources,
Useful Scholarly Databases:
There have been many useful books published on 21st Century non-profit strategies, growth, marketing, etc.
The following books may helpful:
It may be useful to understand generational attitudes and trends regarding environmental issues and non-profits. Below are a few places to get such data.
The Pew Research Center is a polling and research center that has conducted research regarding generation attitudes and environmental issues.
The journal, Nature, has also provided research regarding generational attitudes and actions. For example, the study "Ten-year panel data confirm generation gap but climate beliefs increase at similar rates across ages" may be of use,
The National Center for Charitable Statistics Data provides data regarding the general nonprofit sector in the United States.