The Fine Art of Fundraising: Secrets for Successful Volunteers

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Emmis Books, 2004 - Business & Economics - 287 pages
Carolyn Farb's tried-and-true tips will motivate longtime fundraisers to continue in their endeavors and draw new fundraisers into the fold.
Carolyn Farb knows the world of fundraising from the bottom floor to the executive suites -- and in The Fine Art of Fundraising, she gives readers the complete tour. This book caters to volunteers who want to make things happen, whether they're raising funds for charities, nonprofits, or political campaigns. Farb shares her experiences from more than twenty-five years of successful fundraising, telling readers what works and what doesn't, and providing countless tried-and-true tips. Her book is also full of light-bulb moments for long-time fundraisers who need new motivation.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD BY ROBIN LEACH
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CHAIRING A FUNDRAISING EVENT
38
MAKING SURE Youll MAKE Money
50
BUILDING SUPPORT FOR YoUR ORGANIZATION
61
COURTING CORPORATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS
71
CHOOSING THE RIGHT EVENT
95
ASSEMBLING YoUR TEAM
109
EARLY PLANNING FOR THE BIG EVENT
129
CULTIVATING COMMUNITY INTEREST
143
BRINGING BENEFACTORS ON BOARD
164
PREEVENTS
176
PLANNING AN AUCTION
185
SILENT OR LIVE2
195
PRINTED MATERIALS
212
FINALIZING THE MENU DECORATIONS
233
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