Government–Third Sector Relations in European Rural Development: A Critical Perspective

Constantine N. Iliopoulos, Vladislav Valentinov, Vasyl Kvartiuk, Bartosz Bartkowski
2013 Nonprofit Policy Forum  
AbstractRural development has significantly benefited from intensifying relations between the government and third sector organizations (TSOs) during the last several decades. TSOs can induce innovation in rural development in a variety of ways including advocacy, awareness raising, contracting, and direct delivery of public goods. However, there is a growing concern that these partnerships may be prone to inefficiencies due to adverse fundraising incentives. Utilizing
doi:10.1515/npf-2013-0001 fatcat:czvo34pkyfhjjnbttfjt46pyzu