About the Journal

Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (JNEL) print ISSN: 2374-7838/online ISSN 2157-0604

The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (JNEL) publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to nonprofit education and leadership to help develop theory and practice. The journal seeks quantitative and/or qualitative research findings; conceptual or theoretical discussions; or program best practices.

Relevant topic areas (centered on nonprofit education and leadership) for the journal include, but are not limited to: nonprofit governance, fundraising, volunteer management, operations, legal framework, philanthropy, program planning, implementation and evaluation, and financial management.

JNEL is published four times (online and print) a year by Sagamore-Venture Publishing.

JNEL is officially endorsed by: Nonprofit Academics Centers Council (NACC), Alliance for Nonprofit Management, and the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, and is published in partnership with the Western Kentucky University Research Foundation, Inc. 

The journal provides a forum for authors interested in nonprofit education and nonprofit leadership to exchange information via quality, peer-reviewed articles. This exchange is designed to advance theory and improve practice.

The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership is receiving a Journal Impact Factor (JIF)* for the first time in Clarivate’s 2023 Journal Citation Reports (2022 data). The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership has a current JIF of 0.5.

(*The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is a ratio which divides a journal’s received citations by a count of its published articles. It is calculated by Clarivate and reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science.)  

  • JNEL is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
  • Citations from the ESCI are included in the citation counts - Journal Citation Reports.
  • JNEL is discoverable via Web of Science with an identical indexing process to any other indexed journal, with full citation counts, author information and other enrichment.
  • Articles in ESCI-indexed journals are included in an author’s h-index calculation, and in analysis conducted on Web of Science data or related products, such as InCites.

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