Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Applying the principles of marketing to non-profit organizations and the fundraising sector is vital for the modern fundraiser who wants to increase profitability and diversify their fundraising efforts in this challenging industry. This comprehensive how-to guide provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practices and critically examines the key issues in fundraising policy, planning and implementation. This new edition of Fundraising Management builds on the successful previous editions by including an integrated theoretical framework to help fundraisers develop a critical and reflective approach to their practice. Also new to this edition are how-tos on budgeting and making a strong and compelling case for investment, two vital core skills, as well as comprehensive coverage of digital fundraising and fundraising through social media. The new edition also accounts for recent changes in the fundraising environment, notably in the UK the introduction of a new fundraising regulator and new thinking on professional ethics. Combining scholarly analysis with practical real-life examples, Fundraising Management has been endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, and is mapped to the Certificate and Diploma in Fundraising, making it the definitive guide to best practice both in the UK and globally. This is a clear, problem-solving guide that no fundraising student or professional should be without.

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

This comprehensive introduction to fundraising management provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practice. Much more than a ‘how-to’ guide, the book critically examines the key issues in fundraising policy, planning and implementation, and introduces the most important management tools available to the modern fundraiser. Fully revised and updated, this new edition of Fundraising Management is packed with examples and case studies from around the world. It covers every important aspect of the fundraising process, including: Planning Donor recruitment and development Community fundraising Corporate fundraising Legacy fundraising Trust and foundation fundraising Legal and ethical frameworks for fundraising This groundbreaking text has been designed primarily to support students studying for the Certificate in Fundraising Management offered by the Institute of Fundraising, but is a useful text for all fundraising students and professionals.

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

The real-world guide to successfully funding your nonprofit program The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management is the comprehensive handbook for successful fundraising, with a practical focus that applies across the nonprofit sector. With a focus on planning, self-assessment, continual improvement, and high-payoff strategies, this book provides more than just ideas—it shows you the concrete, real-world actions that make it all happen, and gives you the tools you need to bring these concepts to life. This new fourth edition features the latest information about social media campaigning, internet fundraising, crowdfunding, and more. Timelines, checklists, and forms help you streamline management tasks to focus on effective development, and updated sample reports and budget information help you begin implementing these approaches quickly. The nonprofit world is becoming increasingly competitive in terms of funding, and fundraisers are being asked to perform miracles more than ever before. This book offers a time-tested framework for fundraising success, with step-by-step guidance through the entire process from prospect to program. Understand and apply the major principles and best practices of fundraising Manage information, resources, development, and volunteers Adopt new approaches to relationship-building and prospect identification Write grants and fundraising materials that make a rock-solid case for support There is never enough funding to go around. To survive and thrive, nonprofits must revitalize interest and generate more support. Gone are the days of door-knocking and bake sales; strategy is critical, and execution must be top-notch. The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management shows you the real-world strategies that get your programs funded.

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Applying the principles of marketing to nonprofit organizations and the fundraising sector is vital for the modern fundraiser who wants to increase profitability and diversify their fundraising efforts in this challenging industry. This comprehensive how-to guide provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practices and critically examines the key issues in fundraising policy, planning and implementation. This new edition of Fundraising Management builds on the successful previous editions by including modern perspectives on organizational behaviour, extended coverage of digital fundraising and donor behaviour, including an examination of group influences on behaviour, and a new chapter on the use of social media for supporter engagement and retention. Combining scholarly analysis with practical real life examples, Fundraising Management has been endorsed by the Institute of Fundraising, and is mapped to the Certificate and Diploma in Fundraising, making it the definitive guide to best practice both in the UK and globally. This is a clear, problem-solving guide that no fundraising student or professional should be without.

Fundraising and Zombies A Guide to Charity Management

Fundraising and Zombies  A Guide to Charity Management

Fundraising and Zombies A Guide to Charity Management

‘Fundraising and Zombies’ rips the lid off the ‘zombie’ phenomena in charities. Why do so many charities underperform? Why do they get into such trouble? And why do charities constantly fail to deal with the zombies stalking their corridors at all levels? How can you deal with these people, and through this how can that significantly enhance your career; give personal satisfaction at work and lead to others regarding you as a superhero. Has your career been blighted by an appallingly behaved manager or co-workers? Indeed, right at the top, the Chair of your Board or your CEO could be a zombie affecting the performance of the whole organisation and letting down your beneficiaries. This book shows you not only how to defeat zombies, by either reforming them or facing up to the task of getting rid of them; but it will also help you deal with vampires and details the steps in the journey you can take in becoming a superhero. Whether you are thinking of joining the staff of a charity, or battling the undead within your current workplace, this book will give you the skills you need to survive and prosper. Written from the perspective of a lifelong fundraiser, charity aficionado and now head of the International Fundraising Consultancy this is an insider’s privileged view of the pitfalls and heroics of life in some of our best loved charities. Real life anecdotes are examined and the problems they caused revealed, with solutions and expert advice clearly set out.

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

This comprehensive introduction to fundraising management provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practice. Much more than a ‘how-to’ guide, the book critically examines the key issues in fundraising policy, planning and implementation, and introduces the most important management tools available to the modern fundraiser. Fully revised and updated, this new edition of Fundraising Management is packed with examples and case studies from around the world. It covers every important aspect of the fundraising process, including: Planning Donor recruitment and development Community fundraising Corporate fundraising Legacy fundraising Trust and foundation fundraising Legal and ethical frameworks for fundraising This groundbreaking text has been designed primarily to support students studying for the Certificate in Fundraising Management offered by the Institute of Fundraising, but is a useful text for all fundraising students and professionals.

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management

This is the first truly comprehensive guide to fundraising management, uniquely blending current academic knowledge with the best of professional practice. Much more than a how-to guide, it provides a detailed overview of modern fundraising planning and practice, and analyzes critical issues as well presenting practical tools for campaign planning. Campaigns discussed include high-profile examples from companies as diverse as RSPCA, Greenpeace, Barnados and the American Cancer Society, which illustrate the theories and bring the topic to life. A truly groundbreaking analysis, this text works through the planning stages of fundraising to give readers a rounded understanding of the topic, and is essential reading for students of fundraising and non-profit professionals alike.

Yours for the Asking

Yours for the Asking

Yours for the Asking

Praise for Yours for the Asking: An Indispensable Guide to Fundraising and Management "Reynold Levy is a master at persuading people to give money—lots of money—to worthy causes. Now he shares his wisdom with us all—and at a bargain price!" —Tom Brokaw "Ren Levy is the master of his trade. He can squeeze big dollars out of a stone and he tells here just how to do it. Anyone raising money for a good cause must read this book!" —John C. Whitehead, former Co-Chairman and Senior Partner of Goldman Sachs and former United States Deputy Secretary of State "Ren Levy has written the definitive handbook on fundraising. It should be required reading for boards of directors and senior staff of nonprofit organizations. The lessons learned from Ren's broad experience are equally relevant to corporate executives as they endeavor to establish and strengthen customer relationships." —Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo "I have raised money for a living for several decades. But I could not articulate better than Reynold Levy has done in Yours for the Asking the many secrets to successfully acquiring investors. If you wish to learn how to politely and effectively ask for contributions to a favorite organization or cause, you really need to purchase this highly readable, enjoyable and useful book." —David Rubenstein, Co-founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

The Complete Guide to Fundraising Management

"He Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, Second Edition provides a user-friendly road map for fundraising 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 CD-ROM include all the tools, tips, and techniques you need to make your nonprofit stronger and find the resources you need"--Publisher website (April 2007).

People to People Fundraising

People to People Fundraising

People to People Fundraising

Cutting-edge strategies, data, and techniques from the world's foremost ePhilanthropy experts. Giving donors the chance to participate in and contribute to the success of a charity beyond the online gift is proving to be successful for many nonprofits. Find out how to make the most of your online fundraising efforts with the expert advice found in People to People Fundraising: Social Networking and Web 2.0 for Charities. Featuring a Foreword by James Austin of Harvard University, this hands-on guide is filled with creative ideas, techniques, and suggestions to help readers harness the power of social networking for your charity, including: Getting supporters to do more than give Evaluating your Web site Blogs — an important development in fundraising The power of celebrity in building communities How to leverage an individual supporter's social network Online marketing to ethnic and special interest communities How to influence single-gift Web donors to become monthly donors The opportunities and challenges of multi-channel marketing Why ePhilanthropy succeeds — seven pillars of e-success Connecting with planned gift donors and prospects Buttons and banners on company Web sites Plus much more! Based on the authors' decades of combined real-life experiences plus scores of international case studies demonstrating ePhilanthropy success stories from around the world, People to People Fundraising provides a wealth of proven, practical techniques to help you boost your organization's success.