A Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Board Members

Author: Julia I. Walker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118236432
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Everything you need to know as a nonprofit board member to raisemore money and help your organization succeed in meeting itsgoals Engaging and informative, this practical guide to fundraisingcontains valuable insights that nonprofit boards need to succeed inraising money in today's dynamic economic environment. Whilewritten expressly for board members, this useful handbook alsoprovides advice to executive directors and advancement staff on howto partner with your board to build an unstoppable fundraisingteam. A Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Board Members shows youhow to raise more money by building board leadership and skills infundraising. This book covers it all—the board's leadershiprole in fundraising; how to organize and train your board to raisefunds; building a team with board and staff; raising funds foroperations, major gifts and capital campaigns; how to ask forgifts; plus a guide for conducting a board retreat that will leadto fundraising success. Demystifies the ask by providing a straightforward guide on howto ask for, and close, gifts Features case studies, real life examples, and checklists in aneasy to reference format Offers sample materials for a board retreat on building thesuccessful fundraising team Also by Julia Ingraham Walker: Nonprofit Essentials:Jump-Starting the Stalled Fundraising Campaign Entertaining, practical, and easy to use, this book will becomea must-read for all board members, executive directors, and staffwho want to build an effective fundraising team.

The Board Member s Guide to Fund Raising

Author: Fisher Howe
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Publication of the National Center for Nonprofit Boards A concise yet comprehensive resource for the entire fund raising process. Shows why board members must take the lead in fund raising efforts, and show how this role can be personally satisfying.

Fundraising Basics

Author: Barbara L. Ciconte
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763734466
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The second edition of this best-selling book provides new and updated information that every beginning fundraiser or board member needs. Case studies and real-life examples provide practical guidance and an overview of the field while giving board members and development staff, managers, and directors a platform from which to operate their fundraising programs. This primer remains a must-have for anyone entering the fundraising or studying for the CFRE exam.

Capital Campaigns

Author: Stuart R. Grover
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595414727
Format: PDF
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Are you a board member whose organization is contemplating a capital campaign? Do you wonder what's expected of you and whether you'll be able to reach your fundraising goal? At last, here's an authoritative but accessible guide for board members, offering a readable and thorough blueprint for how to conduct a capital or endowment campaign. Calling on 25 years of experience working with thousands of board members, Stuart Grover offers a step-by-step approach to conducting campaigns. He provides both practical knowledge and inspiration to those men and women he characterizes as "the heroes who create a better community." In a conversational style, Grover leads his readers toward the rewarding sense of fulfillment that community service offers.

The Nonprofit Manager s Resource Directory

Author: Ronald A. Landskroner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471273325
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A newly revised and updated edition of the ultimate resource fornonprofit managers If you're a nonprofit manager, you probably spend a good deal ofyour time tracking down hard-to-find answers to complicatedquestions. The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, SecondEdition provides instant answers to all your questions concerningnonprofit-oriented product and service providers, Internet sites,funding sources, publications, support and advocacy groups, andmuch more. If you need help finding volunteers, understanding newlegislation, or writing grant proposals, help has arrived. Thisnew, updated edition features expanded coverage of important issuesand even more answers to all your nonprofit questions. Revised to keep vital information up to the minute, The NonprofitManager's Resource Directory, Second Edition: * Contains more than 2,000 detailed listings of both nonprofit andfor-profit resources, products, and services * Supplies complete details on everything from assistance andsupport groups to software vendors and Internet servers, managementconsultants to list marketers * Provides information on all kinds of free and low-cost productsavailable to nonprofits * Features an entirely new section on international issues * Plus: 10 bonus sections available only on CD-ROM The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory, Second Edition has theinformation you need to keep your nonprofit alive and well in thesechallenging times. Topics include: * Accountability and Ethics * Assessment and Evaluation * Financial Management * General Management * Governance * Human Resource Management * Information Technology * International Third Sector * Leadership * Legal Issues * Marketing and Communications * Nonprofit Sector Overview * Organizational Dynamics and Design * Philanthropy * Professional Development * Resource Development * Social Entrepreneurship * Strategic Planning * Volunteerism

Principles of Fundraising Theory and Practice

Author: Wesley E. Lindahl
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763759147
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Principles of Fundraising: Theory and Practice provides readers with an overview of the theory and practice of fundraising for nonprofit organizations. It approaches fundraising from a marketing position, yet incorporates concepts from the law, economics, accounting, history, sociology, psychology, theology, and ethics. While many fundraising textbooks are heavily geared toward practice, this textbook balances the approach and provides a basis for further study in the field of fundraising.

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

Author: Stanley Weinstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470455326
Format: PDF, Mobi
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There are now more than 1 million nonprofit organizations in the United States, and the fundraising industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy. The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management presents step-by-step guidance on planning, self-assessment, continual improvement, cost effective fundraising strategies and much more. An accompanying website contains checklists, grids, and sample forms. Plus, the Third Edition adds a chapter on internet fundraising as well as updated statistics. Fundraising professionals will benefit from the practical advice on managing the complexities of a development office.

Boards That Love Fundraising

Author: Robert M. Zimmerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787973785
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by Robert Zimmerman and Ann Lehman--leading experts in thefield of fundraising and board development--Boards That LoveFundraising not only shows that all board members (nomatter the level of experience) can learn to raise funds but alsoprovides effective tips to the more experienced fundraisers. Thisworkbook explains your fundraising responsibility as a board memberwhile it: Provides information on board structure and its impact onraising money Outlines the concepts that will empower you to ask for moneyeffectively and fearlessly Describes the wide variety of methods nonprofits use to raisemoney and the board's role in each area Shows how to recruit board members who can help withfundraising Explores the vital issues of fundraising, planning, staffing,evaluation, and working with consultants "The book provides tips to help board members overcome the fearof rejection and feel more comfortable asking for support." -- The Chronicle of Philanthropy, May 27, 2004 [The authors exploration of] " ..topics such as how to ask for asubstantial gift and motivations for giving are especiallyeffective." -- September 22, 2004, The Foundation Center, Philanthropy NewsDigest

The Board Member s Guide to Strategic Planning

Author: Fisher Howe
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fisher Howe's enthusiasm, insight, and ability to clearly articulate the whats and hows of effective strategic planning provides the reader with the tools to strenghten governance and manage effectively, which leads to results. --Lawrence W. Reger, president, National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property Howe's practical, no-nonsense approach demystifies the often intimidating planning process, showing why it is essential and providing detailed instructions for successful execution. Presenting illustrative examples and straightforward action steps, Howe guides board members through each critical step, from preparing and conducting the planning to production of strategic and operational plans. A quick, compact guide for busy nonprofit board members by a veteran board member and sought-after consultant to non-profits.