Nathan GrasseSPPA Associate Professor Nathan Grasse has won the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Section on Nonprofits Best Paper Award along with co-authors Elizabeth Searing and Daniel Neely for their work on the associations between government grants and the donations received by charities. Their findings, which suggest government support is positively associated with contributions among many types of Canadian charities, can be found in the article “Finding Your Crowd: The Role of Government Level and Charity Type in Revenue Crowd-Out,” published in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2022, Pages 200–216.

The Nonprofit Section of the ASPA  grants this award annually to scholarly work that contributes to our understanding of nonprofit and philanthropic research and practice recognizing the interdisciplinarity of the field and its relationship to public administration, policy or other relevant literature.