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Fund Raising

Author : James M. Greenfield
ISBN : 0471320145
Genre : Business & Economics
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Now revised and expanded, this practical resource provides an accessible game plan for not only raising funds, but also developing them effectively for increased productivity and profitability. Written by James M. Greenfield, a leading authority in the field, Fund Raising takes you step-by-step through the entire fund development process, from planning and marketing to community relations and donor management. Along with an added, in-depth discussion of ethics, the Second Edition introduces new best practices that have developed over the past few years, and features updated data, useful worksheets, such as economic statistics, demographics, and reports from the American Association of Fund-Raising Council.

New Strategies For Educational Fund Raising

Author : Michael J. Worth
ISBN : 1573565180
Genre : Education
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In this sequel to the highly respected and practical 1993 book on fund raising, Worth and his group of authoritative contributors cover areas that did not even exist in this field in 1993, including the concepts of "principal gifts" and "benchmarking." They adapt strategies from Worth's earlier book and introduce many new ones to meet current challenges and take advantage of new opportunities. Comprising 31 chapters divided into ten logical parts, the authors provide a complete picture of this field, which is so important to leaders in higher education. Beginning with a strong base of knowledge, the authors then discuss topics ranging from raising funds from individuals; creating the campaign (accounting, long-range planning, leadership, the mission, kickoff); corporate and foundation support; traditions of giving; managing and supporting development programs; ethical concerns; and trends for the future. Michael Worth gives a great deal of attention to the environment in which those responsible for advancement in higher education have to work today. The book addresses new areas in the field that didn't exist when Worth wrote his first edition of this book in 1993. For example, the use of financial instruments in the planning of gift giving are more sophisticated, and business techniques have been tapped to improve management of programs and measurement of success. Part II of the book describes the underlying foundations of educational fund raising in three chapters, each written by an expert contributor. This section of the book describes the base of knowledge in the field (theory and research) and discusses the institutional plan and its relationship to the goals and objectives of the institution. Part V, covers corporate and foundation support, which is based on reasoned strategies and business plans and goals rather than on altruism and emotion, which can often be the foundation for individual giving. The book also includes a glossary and a selective bibliography.

Fund Raising

Author : Thomas E. Broce
ISBN : 0806119888
Genre : Business & Economics
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Fund Raising has been used as a basic text in many universities at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. It was adopted by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives as a basic reference for its accrediation program. Many foundations give copies of the book to prospective grant seekers and use it as a text in fund raisers’ seminars. Charts, diagrams, time schedules, and appended models and examples provide all the basic tools. Every approach, every technique described in these pages it tried and proven.

Fund Raising In The United States

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ISBN : 1412824265
Genre : Social Science
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Fund raising in the United States is big business. Some 350,000 nonprofit organizations employ an army of fund raisers, all competing for their share, employing the latest technology in computerized direct mail and telemarketing. The American public is swamped with appeals on behalf of this cause or that, as ever more ambitious financial goals are set. Equally intense are demands on active citizens to staff fund-raising drives; a 1987 survey found that 48 percent of Americans engage in some sort of volunteer work. Popular philanthropy, financed by organized, high-pressure fund raising, is uniquely American. This classic history of fund raising in the United States, first published in 1965, has been out of print for the last twenty-two years despite continuing demand. It covers the role of fund raising from the seventeenth century to the present, with emphasis on mass secular fund raising in the twentieth century (religious fund raising is excluded). It documents techniques and problems that are central to the profession today, as well as events and persons on the cutting edge. As both Cutlip and Schwartz indicate in this new edition, since 1964 the climate for philanthropy has been conditioned by two factors-public policies and public perception. Reduction in federal grants to charities and changes in tax policies have increased the gap between needs and resources. Public perception is also a problem, as the result of rampant scandals. Competition for the philanthropic dollar is keener than ever; but the picture is not all gloomy. Schwartz outlines nine positive trends. Among them is increasing interest in philanthropic studies in many areas of academia, including history, sociology, economics, public policy, behavioral sciences, social work, and American studies. There is also increasing interest overseas, as American approaches to fund raising become an example for other nations.

Perspectives On Fund Raising

Author : J. Bradford Hodson
ISBN : 9780470635711
Genre : Education
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"The purpose of this issue ... is to offer university administrators ... some perspectives on fundraising that will assist them in building and assessing their institution's private giving operation"--P. 1.

Corporate And Foundation Fund Raising

Author : Eugene A. Scanlan
ISBN : 0834209365
Genre : Social Science
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If you truly want to be successful in raising money from foundations a nd corporations, there are many steps you must take before a proposal goes out the door. And there are many things you must do after it is i n the hands of the potential funder. And that's why you should have a copy of Corporate and Foundation Fund Raising: A Compete Guide from th e Inside. It's the only step-by-step guide that provides a total and c omprehensive strategic approach to fund raising. You'll get a wealth o f hands-on techniques, strategy tips, real-life examples, war stories, time-saving forms, suggested readings, a glossary, and an extensive b ibliography.

The Professionals Guide To Fund Raising Corporate Giving And Philanthropy

Author : Lynda Lee Adams-Chau
ISBN : 0899302513
Genre : Social Science
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A guide for professionals and aspiring professionals, staff members, and volunteers alike, this is a concise, readable, overview of fund raising activities in the not-for-profit sector. Adams-Chau contributes insights gleaned through her considerable experience in the field, providing an unusually comprehensive survey of the many facets of fund raising and philanthropy. She begins with a description of the characteristics, legal status, and professional organizations of the not-for-profit "independent sector." Subsequent chapters examine specific fund raising targets and fund raising organizations, and describe what motivates contributions, the effects of the 1986 Tax Act, ethical considerations, and types of contributions.

Telephone Fund Raising

Author : Jonathan A. Segal
ISBN : 9781461318033
Genre : Social Science
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There was a time when bake sales, raffles, and the like provided non profit-making organizations with the funds they needed to flourish. Those days have long passed. Non-profit-making organizations now find themselves competing with one another for public and private sup port just to survive. The organizations that will survive are the ones that are not afraid of sophisticated fund-raising methods. Telephone fund raising is such a method. There is virtually no limit to the amount of money telephone fund raising can bring your organization. Telephone fund raising is so successful because it is personal. It allows for dialogue. More specifical ly, it allows the caller to answer questions, deal with complaints, negoti ate hard, and stress those aspects of the program that interest the poten tial contributor most. No method of fund raising other than a personal visit can do this. And, of course, visiting all your potential contributors personally would be impossible. This book provides you with all the information you need to devel op and maintain a lucrative telephone fund-raising program on your own. The general principles of telephone fund raising apply universally. Therefore, the principles will work for you, whatever your cause. They also will apply whatever your need. Whether you need a long-term telephone fund-raising program bringing in money at a steadily increas ing rate over the years or a short-term program lasting one month, one week, or even one day, this book is for you.

Effective Fund Raising Management

Author : Kathleen S. Kelly
ISBN : 9781135693992
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In a ground-breaking departure from existing works, almost all of which are how-to manuals based on anecdotal evidence, this is the first academic textbook on fund raising. By integrating practical knowledge with social science theory and research, it presents a comprehensive approach to the function, from its legal and ethical principles to the managerial process by which gifts are raised. Territory previously uncharted in the literature is explored, such as the historical and organizational contexts of contemporary practice. Explanations of programs, techniques, and publics introduce a new system for understanding fund raising's major concepts. Unlike efforts in established fields, most of the material represents original scholarship undertaken to produce a first-time text. The book's main purpose is to teach students about fund raising--a high-demand, high-paying occupation that will continue to expand into the 21st century as the need for trained practitioners exceeds the supply. During the last decade, fund-raising education moved into the formal classroom and away from an apprenticeship tradition of senior practitioners mentoring newcomers. Yet until now, there has not been a textbook to support this evolving professionalism. Faculty have been reluctant to define fund raising as an academic subject in the absence of a theory-based teaching resource, and courses usually have been assigned to part-time instructors hired from the practice. This textbook addresses the void. It is designed for graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses dealing with fund raising as a primary or secondary subject. Among its features, each chapter points out research gaps and opportunities--such as problems and theories for master's theses and doctoral dissertations--and ends with a list of suggested readings. The text is appropriate for the diverse academic areas in which fund raising, nonprofit management, and philanthropy are taught, including public administration, management, arts and humanities, education, social work, economics, and sociology. Because of its public relations orientation, it is particularly suited for courses offered in that discipline. Additional audiences are practitioners enrolled in professional development programs; CEOs, trustees, and others interested in self-study; and scholars who need serious literature on the subject. PROFESSIONAL PROMO PIECE COPY..............Recently, the field of fundraising seems to have taken a giant step backward. Rather than conducting principled efforts to support common political, educational, financial, or social causes, the entire process is making headlines as a venue offering opportunities for influence peddling, corruption and self-promotion. The need for a guide to ethical fund-raising management is greater than ever. Effective Fund-Raising Management addresses this need. The most successful fundraisers understand why certain practices are more effective than others. What works in one situation may not work in another similar--but slightly different--situation. That is why theoretical understanding is vital to fundraising professionals. To be an expert practitioner, one must have have enough theoretical understanding to adapt one's practice to a variety of situations. That is the purpose of Effective Fund-Raising Management--to provide the underlying theoretical and conceptual understandings that enable an effective practitioner to become an expert practitioner. Indispensable to fund-raising professionals, this invaluable resource: * reviews the entire scope of the fund-raising profession-- from its historical antecedents to the current legal, ethical, organizational, and theoretical principles underlying its practice today; * provides concise definitions and explanations of the fund-raising process and its position within the field of public relations; * links effective fund-raising practices to ethical considerations; and * examines four of the major methods of fund raising-- annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, and capital campaigns.

Fundraising Fundamentals

Author : James M. Greenfield
ISBN : 9780471272786
Genre : Business & Economics
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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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