The Accidental Fundraiser: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Money for Your Cause
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 29, 2005 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
Are you a volunteer with an organization, school, or project that needs to raise money? The Accidental Fundraiser is a how-to resource that guides you through the process of raising money from your community. The book presents eleven proven fundraising strategies that are easy to carry out and don’t require significant funds, large numbers of people, or extensive knowledge of fundraising. The authors, Stephanie Roth and Mimi Ho, show how to choose the right fundraising strategy (from house parties to bowl-a-thons) and include step-by-step instructions for carrying out all of the activities. In addition, The Accidental Fundraiser contains a wealth of worksheets and practical tips.
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Part I Fundraising ABCs
Part II Fundraising Strategies
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