Cover of: Effective fundraising for nonprofits | Ilona M. Bray

Effective fundraising for nonprofits

real-world strategies that work

3rd ed.

Published by Nolo in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English.

About the Book

Getting tax-exempt status for your nonprofit organization is just the first step -- whether its mission will succeed depends entirely on your ability to raise money. Fortunately, Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits will show you how.Featuring advice and stories from over 40 experienced fundraisers, foundation staffers, journalists and more, the 2nd edition of Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits explains how to:work with individual donorsplan special eventssolicit grants from foundations and corporationsget media coverageuse the Web to further fundraising goalsstart a side business to raise fundsand much moreThe 2nd edition also covers IRS rules and regulations, grassroots strategies for struggling nonprofits, the tools and staffing needed, and dozens of resources that you can take advantage of.Best of all, Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits is written in plain English, cutting out the jargon and "consultant speak" that's all too common in many nonprofit books.List of FormsFundraising Worksheet 1: Sample Cost AnalysisFundraising Worksheet 2: Fundraising AssetsFundraising Worksheet 3: Fundraising Strategy ChartFundraising Worksheet 4: Mailing EvaluationFundraising Worksheet 5: Meeting ChecklistFundraising Worksheet 6: Projected Special Event ExpensesFundraising Worksheet 7: Projected Special Event IncomeFundraising Worksheet 8: Grantseeking ChartFundraising Worksheet 9: Grants WorksheetFundraising Worksheet 10: Check Your Website’s Fundraising EffectivenessFundraising Worksheet 11: Press Release Template

Table of Contents

Your fundraising companion
Fundraising tools
Developing your fundraising plan
Attracting individual supporters
How to keep the givers giving
Midscale & major donors
Funds from the great beyond : bequests & planned gifts
Special events
Raising money through business or sales activities
Seeking grants from foundations, corporations, & government
Creating printed communications materials
Designing your website to draw in donors
Media outreach.

Edition Notes

Includes index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HG177.5.U6 B73 2010

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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