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Fundraising Fundamentals

Author : James M. Greenfield
ISBN : 9780471272786
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 86. 65 MB
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"Fundraising Fundamentals is a practical and valuable resource forfundraising professionals, trustees, philanthropists, and nonprofitexecutives who aspire to raise substantial monies for worthycauses. I have utilized Jim Greenfield's literature in variousfundraising courses . . . my students have benefited from thetheory and substance that Jim so clearly conveys along withreal-life models that can be applied to their respectiveorganizations." -Stephen M. Levy, CFRE, President of Levy PhilanthropicCounsel Former Chair of the Association of Professionals FoundationBoard Adjunct Professor of Philanthropy, Columbia University Proven methods and techniques for running a successful annualgiving campaign Learn how to carry out winning annual giving campaigns that willhelp your nonprofit organization grow and increase its financialresources with Fundraising Fundamentals. Complete with theessential basics of fundraising and comprehensive enough to helpexperienced fundraisers improve their campaigns, this up-to-dateSecond Edition features key material on: * How to find likely first-time donors * Membership organizations and donor clubs * Methods of donor renewal, upgrading, and reward * Recruiting and training volunteer solicitors * Multimedia and Internet soliciting techniques

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Author : S. Harold Smith
ISBN : UVA:X004554464
Genre : Fund raising
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Achieving Excellence In Fundraising

Author : Eugene R. Tempel
ISBN : 0470902345
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 22. 12 MB
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The third edition of this acclaimed resource, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, explains the fundraising profession's major principles, concepts, and techniques. With contributions from noted experts in the field, and filled with illustrative examples, this book demonstrates why fundraising is a strategic management discipline and clearly defines each step in the fundraising cycle. Praise for the Third Edition of Achieving Excellence in Fundraising "Achieving Excellence in Fundraising brings together the voices of leaders in the field with the research expertise of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. This winning combination makes the updated third edition an excellent resource for everyone engaged in nonprofit fundraising." —John Lippincott, president, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) "This book is the best road map—coupled with creative approaches to the practice of fund development—you will find. The sections addressing donor interest and stewardship alone are worth the price. Take time to enhance your fundraising skills, and, most importantly,increase your fundraising results. Tempel, Seiler, and Aldrich have collaborated on apublication worthy of serious study." —William C. McGinly, president and CEO, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy "The third edition of this seminal piece of literature, Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, is a wonderful continuation of a legacy that provides the nonprofit sector with a thoughtful, comprehensive, and well-organized approach to contemporary and ethical fundraising practices. The legacy lives on!" —Denny Smith, president and CEO, CFRE International "One of the most significant challenges that the grantee organizations of foundations face is building sustainable resources. Achieving Excellence in Fundraising will help them build the fundraising program they need to do so." —Steve Gunderson, president and CEO, Council on Foundations "Today's donors seek new philanthropic experiences. Achieving Excellence in Fundraising couples the importance of good stewardship and relationships with innovation, engagement, and long-term results. This third edition takes a critical new look at a classic sector must-read." —Brian Gallagher, president and CEO, United Way Worldwide

Sports Fundraising

Author : David J Kelley
ISBN : 9781136456282
Genre : Education
File Size : 75. 41 MB
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Sports Fundraising is a complete introduction to fundamental principles and best practice in sports fundraising. Focusing on the particular challenges of fundraising in intercollegiate and interscholastic sport, and for youth sport organizations, the book is designed to help students develop the professional skills that they will need for a successful career in sports or education administration. Packed with real-life case studies and scenarios, the book offers a step-by-step guide to the effective planning, communication, implementation and management of sports fundraising projects, and introduces the most important issues in contemporary sports fundraising. Each chapter contains a range of useful features, from definitions of key terms to skill-building exercises, exploring both quantitative and qualitative methods for understanding the fundraising process and designing more effective fundraising projects. This is an essential course text for any athletic or sport fundraising course, and an invaluable reference for all professional fundraisers working in sport or education.

Fundraising Consultants

Author : E. A. Scanlan
ISBN : 0470467525
Genre : Business & Economics
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Fundraising Consultants Lowering net costs, realizing more money, and securing larger donations are just a few of the advantages to hiring a professional fundraising consultant. But how can you know you're picking the right consultant for your organization? Filled with invaluable information to help you identify, select, retain, and work with development/fundraising consultants, Fundraising Consultants includes practical advice, tips, guidelines, possible outcomes of consulting, exemplary stories, and other useful information for nonprofit organizations of any size considering the use of development/fundraising consultants. Author Eugene Scanlan—a leading fundraising consultant—offers step-by-step guidance and resources to help you in your decision to use consultants, and then shows you how to go about getting the right one for the job. Its numerous case studies and practical tools—including sample invitation letters to consultants, sample requests for proposal, sample consulting budgets, samples of reports, and recommendations—equip you to implement the concepts introduced in the book. Part of the AFP/Wiley Fund Development Series, this guide covers everything you need to know to make critical decisions for selecting and working with fundraising consultants and explores: The request for proposal Where to find the best consultant Using the Internet and other sources in your search The proposal for services Pre- and post-proposal interviews Selecting the right consultant Drawing up a contract Working with your consultant Brimming with ideas, concepts, and information that will help you and your organization through the consultant selection and working process, Fund-raising Consultants reveals what your nonprofit should look for when considering hiring a consultant or firm. Intended as a guide for any nonprofit organization considering hiring a consultant—to help the organization see if it is ready to raise money, to assist it in raising money, and/or accomplish the goals a good fundraising consultant can help the organization achieve— Fundraising Consultants is your insider guide to using fundraising consultants effectively.

The Fundraising Feasibility Study

Author : Martin L. Novom
ISBN : 9780470130902
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Fundraising Feasibility Study It's Not About the Money "This in-depth and accessible collection of essays by fundraising experts goes a long way in demystifying the capital campaign feasibility study. . . . It is a must read for administrators and trustees of any charitable organization considering embarking on a capital campaign." -John Bloom, Director-Advisory Services RSF Innovations in Social Finance "At last, a book that tells all about a pre-campaign development planning study (aka feasibility study). From the role of the organization and its board to the role of the consultant and development staff, this book documents how readiness is the path to success . . . . If you've always wondered how conclusions are drawn, findings explained, and recommendations developed, read this book. It's all here." -James M. Greenfield, ACFRE, FHP, author, Fund Raising: Evaluating and Managing the Fund Development Process and Fundraising Fundamentals and editor, The Nonprofit Handbook: Fund Raising, Third Edition "The Fundraising Feasibility Study provides fundamental information on one of the most important, if little understood, elements of successful fundraising. Written by a cadre of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the field, it offers insights and useful information that will be valuable to practitioners and scholars alike." -James P. Gelatt, PHD, Professor, Graduate School of Management & Technology University of Maryland University College

Fundraising When Money Is Tight

Author : Mal Warwick
ISBN : 0470494735
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 57. 88 MB
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A Nonprofit Survival Kit for Hard Times "This is a must-read for all of us in fundraising. Mal Warwick includes practical approaches for difficult economic times, from zero-based thinking about our programs to strategies for relating to our donors and making certain our fundraising programs are prepared to succeed not only now but when the economy recovers." —Eugene R. Tempel, president, Indiana University Foundation "Brilliant! No nonprofit organization can afford to ignore the insightful advice Mal Warwick offers in this concise and eminently readable book. It's practical, down-to-earth, and addresses the complex, real-world challenges of raising money in tough times." —Ben Jealous, president, NAACP "Fundraising When Money Is Tight is an important book in a difficult time for all. This is the right book for anyone who is committed to advancing the public good." —Jane Wales, founder, Global Philanthropy Forum, and vice president, Aspen Institute "This is a must-read book by any fundraising manager. It's timely, it's a good read, and the moment I put it down I made sure my managers got focused, got real, and got with the project today." —Mark Astarita, director of fundraising, British Red Cross "Mal Warwick will leave you with a focusing framework and dozens of practical, immediately actionable how-tos. It is hard to imagine anyone in the citizen sector who will not breathe easier after reading this book." —Bill Drayton, CEO, Ashoka, and chair, Youth Venture

Fundraising Strategies For Community Colleges

Author : Steve Klingaman
ISBN : 9781579227333
Genre : Education
File Size : 86. 97 MB
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This book is a co-publication with CASE. Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to building a million-dollar-a-year development office. Community colleges educate nearly half the undergraduates in America yet receive as little as two percent of all gifts to higher education. Private philanthropy is now essential to the mission of community colleges. In order to gain a fair share, community colleges can rely on this book to deploy strategies effectively used by 4-year colleges. The author, Steve Klingaman, has raised over $40 million dollars for two-year and four-year colleges over a 25-year development career. With its emphasis on planning the work and working the plan, Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges offers practical advice and concrete steps on how to build a strong advancement team with robust Annual Fund, grants, major gifts, planned giving programs. Topics include: * Strategies used at one two-year college that raised $50 million over ten years * 75 boxed tips on the details that matter most * How to create an institutional commitment to advancement * How to enhance the advancement function * How to build an effective foundation board that gives * How to grow the Annual Fund with sustainable, repeatable gifts * Secrets top universities use to close major gifts * Continuous quality improvement techniques to improve results year after year. Fundraising Strategies for Community Colleges is the only comprehensive development guide to focus on community college fund raising. Written for development professionals, college presidents, board members, trustees, faculty leaders, and other college leadership, this book is an essential, practical guide that fills a critical gap in the market.

An Executive S Guide To Fundraising Operations

Author : Christopher M. Cannon
ISBN : 111803029X
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 44. 96 MB
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A straightforward guide to the principles of effective fundraising operations An Executive Guide to Fundraising Operations provides fundraisers with easy-to-understand approaches to evaluate and address fundraising operations needs and opportunities. This guide simplifies and focuses on the analysis of problems and needs, allowing a quick return to fundraising. Provides the essential framework to improve and innovate development operations Includes dozens of practical tools, including sample policies for data, database, reporting, and business processes Offers sample workflow illustrations for gift processing and acknowledgment, report specification, and other processes Features sample reports for campaign management, performance management, and exception management Delivers effective calculators for operational rules of thumb No matter what the department is called, most fundraisers struggle with evaluating operational issues. This guide leads you through principles of effective fundraising operations, simplifies complicated topics, and offers solutions to some of the most vexing operations dilemmas.

Relationship Fundraising

Author : Ken Burnett
ISBN : 0787966819
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 79. 25 MB
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Internationally acclaimed fundraising consultant Ken Burnett hascompletely revised and updated his classic book RelationshipFundraising to offer fundraising professionals an invaluableresource for learning the techniques of effective communicationwith donors in the twenty-first century. Filled with illustrativecase histories, donor profiles, and more than two hundred actionpoints, this groundbreaking book shows fundraisers how to Implement creative approaches to relationship-buildingfundraising Avoid common fundraising errors and pitfalls Apply the vital ingredients for fundraising success Build good relationships through marketing Achieve a greater understanding of their donors Communicate effectively with donors--using direct mail, thepress, television, the telephone, face-to-face contact, andmore. Prepare for the challenges of twenty-first centuryfundraising

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