Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-to Guide for Your Board

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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

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"Zimmerman and Lehman have more than two decades of hands-on experience helping board members know how to do their job. This workbook distills their knowledge into helpful and easy exercises and tips that everyone in the nonprofit can use to raise more money."
--Kim Klein, publisher, Grassroots Fundraising Journal

"The wisdom in Boards That Love Fundraising helped me and our board of directors deal with some of our most challenging issues. In this day and age, fundraising by board members is critical to the success of any nonprofit organization—including ours. Zimmerman and Lehman will help your board get there, too."
--Janet Knipe, executive director, California Youth Correction

"Bob and Ann’s book is so readable yet filled with knowledge and wonderful exercises. It is sure to be a hit with any current or future board member."
--Marcie Storch, director of development, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, California

"With step-by-step guidelines, this book is a ‘must have’ for those engaged in fundraising."
--Allyson Hewitt, executive director/directrice general, Safe Kids Canada

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A How-To Guide to Becoming a Board Member Who Loves Fundraising

Boards That Love Fundraising is an easy-to-use workbook in whichboard members will find the information and skills they need toovercome the "fear factor" and become confident, successfulfundraisers.

Written by Robert Zimmerman and Ann Lehman–leading expertsin the field of fundraising and board development–Boards ThatLove Fundraising not only shows that all board members (no matterthe level of experience) can learn to raise funds but also provideseffective tips to the more experienced fundraisers. This workbookexplains your fundraising responsibility as a board member whileit

  • 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

Using this indispensable tool, board members will learn how totransform their ideas about "begging for money" into opportunitiesto urge citizens to invest in their enterprise throughphilanthropic contributions. Boards That Love Fundraising providesa wealth of exercises to pave the way to successful boardfundraising efforts.

Praise for Boards That Love Fundraising

"Zimmerman and Lehman have more than two decades of hands-onexperience helping board members know how to do their job. Thisworkbook distills their knowledge into helpful and easy exercisesand tips that everyone in the nonprofit can use to raise moremoney."
–Kim Klein, publisher, Grassroots Fundraising Journal

"The wisdom in Boards That Love Fundraising helped me and ourboard of directors deal with some of our most challenging issues.In this day and age, fundraising by board members is critical tothe success of any nonprofit organization–including ours.Zimmerman and Lehman will help your board get there, too."
–Janet Knipe, executive director, California YouthCorrection

"Bob and Ann’s book is so readable yet filled withknowledge and wonderful exercises. It is sure to be a hit with anycurrent or future board member."
–Marcie Storch, director of development, Legal Aid Society ofSan Mateo County, California

"With step-by-step guidelines, this book is a ‘musthave’ for those engaged in fundraising."
–Allyson Hewitt, executive director/directrice general, SafeKids Canada

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