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Developing your case for support

Author: Timothy L Seiler
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2001.
Series: Excellence in fund raising workbook series.; Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series.
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"The cornerstone of any successful fund raising program is an effective case for support. Written by Tim Seiler -- a leader in the field of fund raising and a disciple of master fund raiser Hank Rosso -- Developing Your Case for Support is a practical, hands-on workbook that shows nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and consultants how to take the first critical step in the complex process of soliciting charitable  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy L Seiler
ISBN: 0787952451 9780787952457
OCLC Number: 47182562
Description: xix, 172 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Introducing the Case for Support --
1.. Key Terms --
The Case and the Cause --
Case Statement --
Case Expression --
Case Resources --
External and Internal Cases --
Mission, Goals, and Objectives --
2.. The Case and the Fund Raising Cycle --
The Fund Raising Cycle --
Examine the Case in Step 1 --
Make the Case the Cycle Bedrock --
Determine Who Develops and Reviews the Case --
Part 2. Case Components --
3.. Mission Statement --
Examples of Mission Statements --
Identifying Organizational Values --
Reviewing Your Mission Statement --
4.. Goals --
Goals Compared to Mission --
Program-Related Goals --
Fund Raising Goals --
Writing and Reviewing Goals --
5.. Objectives --
Objectives Compared to Goals --
Examples of Goals with Objectives --
Writing and Reviewing Objectives --
6.. Programs and Services --
Using Stories --
Identifying Who Benefits --
Collecting Testimonials --
Enhancing and Reviewing Program Descriptions --
7.. Finances --
Showing the Costs of Mission Fulfillment --
Presenting the Information --
Justifying the Need --
Examples of Financial Presentations --
Preparing and Reviewing Presentations --
8.. Governance --
Selection of Board Members --
Board Representation --
Board Member Strengths --
Board Functioning and Structure --
Board Evaluation --
Information About Members and Advisers --
Reviewing Governance Information --
9.. Staffing --
Credentials and Qualifications --
The Organization Chart --
Identifying and Reviewing Staffing Information --
10.. Service Delivery --
Providing Basic Access --
Offering Superior Service --
Describing and Reviewing Service Delivery --
11.. Planning and Evaluation --
Short-Term Fund Raising Plans --
Long-Term Fund Raising Plans --
Evaluation --
Reviewing Fund Raising Plans and Evaluation Processes --
12.. History --
The Place of History in the Case --
A Focus on People --
Writing and Reviewing a History --
13.. Component Checklist --
Part 3. Putting the Case to Work --
14.. Testing the Completed Case --
From Internal Case to External Case --
Case Qualities That Stimulate Donors --
Matching Case Expressions to Donors --
Reviewing Your Case Expressions --
15.. Annual Review of the Case --
Answering Critical Questions Every Year --
Identifying Why Donors Should Give --
Conducting an Annual Review --
16.. Moving Forward with the Case --
Leading the Effort --
Assembling the Case Resources File --
Developing and Testing the Case --
Recognizing All the Case Functions --
Reviewing and Revalidating the Case --
Part 4. Resources --
Sample Case File --
Our Neighborhood Development Corporation --
Sample Case Expressions --
The Case for Renovating the Abbey Church --
Letter Sent to "Insiders" During Renovation --
Text of Regional Benefactors Dinner Talk --
Newsletter Article Detailing Renovation Plans --
Appeal Letter Sent to Summer Session Alumni --
Appeal Letter Sent to Friends --
Brochure Included with Appeal Letters --
Press Release Announcing a Large Gift by an Individual --
Appeal Letter to Donor Recognition Group --
Mailing Describing Changes in Donor Recognition Group --
Honor Roll of Donors.
Series Title: Excellence in fund raising workbook series.; Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series.
Responsibility: Timothy L. Seiler.
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"The cornerstone of any successful fund raising program is an effective case for support. Written by Tim Seiler -- a leader in the field of fund raising and a disciple of master fund raiser Hank Rosso -- Developing Your Case for Support is a practical, hands-on workbook that shows nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and consultants how to take the first critical step in the complex process of soliciting charitable gifts." "Developing Your Case for Support provides a framework for identifying and synthesizing all the reasons your nonprofit is worthy of support. Step by step, the author clearly shows how you can develop a persuasive case that will include the most compelling reasons for your supporters to give your organization money. The workbook shows how to: Work with staff, boards, and volunteers to develop your case for support. Form a database of information essential for creating a strong case. Test your case among your donor constituency. Write a winning case statement that gets results. Regularly test the effectiveness of your case for support." "Developing Your Case for Support is the fourth book in the Excellence in Fund Raising Workbook Series developed by Jossey-Bass together with The Fund Raising School at Indiana University. These workbooks offer practical, high quality resources on key topics in fund raising. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.

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