The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management (The NSFRE/Wiley Fund Development Series; 1st Edition)

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9780471242901: The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management (The NSFRE/Wiley Fund Development Series; 1st Edition)

A practical roadmap for fund-raising success

"No matter what your fund-raising objective is, The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management is designed for you. Whether you read the whole book or only the chapters that most interest you, this book will provide you with time-tested, practical advice. So, enjoy. Nurture positive relationships. And prepare your organization to serve and to prosper." —from the Preface.

The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management provides a user-friendly roadmap for fund-raising success in a highly competitive philanthropic environment. A practical how-to book tailored specifically to the needs of professional and volunteer fundraisers, it moves beyond theory to address the day-to-day problems faced in these organizations, and offers sound advice and proven solutions. The book and accompanying disk include sample forms, checklists, and innovative grids that will help you plan and execute successful fund-raising campaigns.

The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management.

To survive and thrive in an increasingly competitive philanthropic environment, it's vital that fundraisers make the most of their monetary and staffing resources. Reaching this goal is perhaps easier said than done—unless the right approach is used. This practical how-to book provides an accessible roadmap for fund-raising success.

With incisive explanations of basic fund-raising principles and practices, as well as the fundamentals of strategic management, The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management shows how to oversee a comprehensive resource development program that focuses on planning, self-assessment, and continual improvement. Stressing the importance of high-payoff, cost-effective fund-raising strategies, this book provides straight-forward guidelines and step-by-step instructions on how to strengthen your not-for-profit organization and garner the resources needed to carry out its mission.

Along with helpful suggestions on board development, institutional advancement, and volunteer involvement, this complete resource includes a disk that contains innovative prospect rating, call report, prospect tracking, and various other essential forms; sample fund-raising reports that focus on trends and emphasize the importance of monitoring net contributed income and other critical success factors; as well as innovative time management and board nominating grids. Covering all the bases, The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management has complete details on:

  • Managing the resource development function—analysis and planning, setting goals, and monitoring the budget
  • Prospect ratings and evaluations—determining the "ideal" volunteer solicitor, the capacity to give, and the request amount
  • Grantsmanship—government contracts, foundations, project development, and foundation research
  • Capital and endowment campaigns—chronological steps for success, including pre-study, advancement, intermediate, and public phases.

Packed with all the essentials of fund-raising management, this is an indispensable resource for those looking to meet—and surpass—their potential in the nonprofit sector.

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To survive and thrive in today's highly competitive philanthropic environment, your nonprofit needs to make the most of its monetary and staffing resources. But doing so is a complicated business that demands the right approach. The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Third Edition offers an accessible and time-tested plan for fundraising success.

Part of the AFP Fund Development Series, this newly revised and expanded Third Edition presents incisive explanations of basic fundraising principles and practices and thoroughly covers the fundamentals of strategic management. It provides all the tools and techniques you need to oversee a comprehensive resource development program that focuses on planning, self-assessment, and continual improvement. In addition, this indispensable resource includes a companion Web site containing checklists, grids, and sample forms to help fundraising professionals manage the complexities of a development office.

Featuring helpful suggestions on board development, institutional advancement, and volunteer involvement, the Third Edition covers all the bases, including:

  • A new chapter on Internet fundraising as well as updated statistics on voluntarism, fundraising data, and the philanthropic sector

  • How to manage the resource development function—analysis and planning, setting goals, and monitoring the budget

  • How to determine the "ideal" volunteer solicitor, the capacity to give, and the request amount

  • Grantsmanship—government contracts, foundations, project development, and foundation research

  • Capital and endowment campaigns—chronological steps for success, including pre-study, advancement, intermediate, and public phases

Concentrating on high-payoff, cost-effective fundraising strategies, this practical how-to book presents straightforward guidelines and step-by-step instructions for strengthening your nonprofit and obtaining the resources needed to carry out its mission. Packed with all the essentials of good nonprofit management, The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Third Edition is the ultimate road map to fundraising success.

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The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management
Second Edition

If your nonprofit survives and thrives in today’s highly competitive philanthropic environment, it will be because you made the most of your monetary and staffing resources. But doing so is a complicated business that demands the right approach. This practical how-to book offers an accessible and time-tested plan for fundraising success.

Newly revised and expanded, The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Second Edition presents incisive explanations of basic fundraising principles and practices and thoroughly covers the fundamentals of strategic management. It provides all the tools and techniques you need to oversee a comprehensive resource development program that focuses on planning, self-assessment, and continual improvement. Concentrating on high-payoff, cost-effective fundraising strategies, the book presents straightforward guidelines and step-by-step instructions for strengthening your nonprofit and obtaining the resources needed to carry out its mission.

Featuring helpful suggestions on board development, institutional advancement, and volunteer involvement, this comprehensive resource covers all the bases, including:

  • How to manage the resource development function–analysis and planning, setting goals, and monitoring the budget
  • Prospect ratings and evaluations–determining the "ideal" volunteer solicitor, the capacity to give, and the request amount
  • Grantsmanship–government contracts, foundations, project development, and foundation research
  • Capital and endowment campaigns–chronological steps for success, including pre-study, advancement, intermediate, and public phases

This indispensable resource includes a CD-ROM containing innovative prospect rating, call report, prospect tracking, and various other essential forms; sample fundraising reports that focus on trends you should monitor; and time management and board nominating grids. Packed with all the essentials of good nonprofit management, The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Second Edition is the ultimate road map to fundraising success.

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