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If you have ever experienced a fundraising event that was too much effort for the return, this book is for you! You learn the secrets of selecting the right fundraising event for your organization; gain practical tips and tools for attracting, supervising and appreciating your event volunteers and learn to plan, publicize and evaluate your event to guarantee its success.
After reading this book you will be motivated and feel confident to put on an event that involves key community leaders, raises significant funds and, best of all, creates only minimal work for salaried and volunteer staff.
Truly two books in one, the book also features a step-by-step guide to producing a perfect event, proven successful for hospitals, nonprofit organizations and churches. You will want to share it with everyone who leads fundraising events!
The accompanying PC diskette is a great time saver containing numerous forms, letters, lists, budgets, criteria selection and more the reader can adapt to his/her own organization or event!
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Betty Stallings, M.S.W., is an international trainer, consultant, author, and key note speaker specializing in nonprofit fund development, leadership of volunteers and board development. Formerly, Betty was the founder and, for 13 years, Executive Director of the Valley Volunteer Center in Pleasanton, CA. She is currently an instructor in university nonprofit and extension programs and a popular trainer for state, national, and international conferences in volunteerism and fundraising. She consults with nonprofit organizations, corporations, churches, and public sector programs. She has authored five books in fundraising and volunteer management.
Donna McMillion has 14 years' experience in nonprofit management and fundraising. She was executive director of an education foundation for nine years, and has also served as a director of nonprofit management services and director of public relations. She has organized and directed several years of Dynamite Dinners for three organizations and consulted to others producing the event. Donna is well known for her dynamism and her ability to successfully mobilize large numbers of volunteers to raise money and gain recognition for their nonprofit organizations.Review:
Betty and Donna have finally done it! Given us a fundraising book that truly emphasizes the importance of volunteers and the principles of volunteer management! Volunteer issues are woven throughout this fabulous book. -- Susan J. Ellis, President, Energize, Inc. and Author of The Volunteer Recruitment Book
You must read this book before coordinating your next fundraising event! Two "pros" have shared their secrets to success in staging the perfect event that brings fame, fortune, future contacts and fun - and best of all, it can be accomplished with minimal effort. Event cynics will be converted after reading this! -- Jane Vincent, Community Relations Coordinator, Hope Hospice, Dubin, CA
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