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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks, manuals, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Alexander, G. Douglass, 1946-
Essential principles for fundraising success.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2005
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
G Douglass Alexander; Kristina J Carlson
|Description:||xi, 190 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Purpose and observations --
Principles of fundraising: Time-tested truths --
Essential fundraising tools: Focusing your work --
The board: Where fundraising begins --
Research: Working smarter --
Annual campaigns: The basis for the future --
Direct mail: How to build your donor base --
Special events: Making friends, raising funds, and having fun --
Major gifts: Getting to the big gifts --
Capital campaigns: Building success --
Planned giving: You can do it --
Foundation grants: Writing and other keys to success --
Corporate dollars: Sponsorship, marketing, and more --
Technology: Embrace it --
Stewardship: Saying thanks pays dividends --
Putting it all together.
|Responsibility:||G. Douglass Alexander, Kristina J. Carlson.|
Based on the enduring principles of fundraising, this important resource shows how to master the three mainstays of fundraising - developing a case statement, creating a campaign strategy, and securing big gifts. Essential Principles for Fundraising Success also offers creative, out-of-the-box solutions for convincing reluctant board members and other stakeholders to follow proven, effective fundraising strategies.".
"The book covers a wide range of topics including information about capital campaigns, working with boards and volunteers, annual fundraising, major gifts, planned giving, special events, and grant seeking. Essential Principles for Fundraising Success is filled with actual questions from fundraising professionals and practitioners and answers that demonstrate ways to apply sound fundraising principles in real-life situations and how to avoid common pitfalls. The authors include tools and techniques that you can use to educate others within your organization about all the elements of a successful fundraising program.".
"The insight found in Essential Principles for Fundraising Success will prove indispensable in the day-to-day job performance of novice and experienced fundraisers alike."--BOOK JACKET.
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