The Fine Art of Fundraising: Secrets for Successful Volunteers
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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FOREWORD BY ROBIN LEACH
CHAIRING A FUNDRAISING EVENT
MAKING SURE Youll MAKE Money
BUILDING SUPPORT FOR YoUR ORGANIZATION
COURTING CORPORATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS
CHOOSING THE RIGHT EVENT
ASSEMBLING YoUR TEAM
EARLY PLANNING FOR THE BIG EVENT
CULTIVATING COMMUNITY INTEREST
BRINGING BENEFACTORS ON BOARD
PLANNING AN AUCTION
SILENT OR LIVE2
FINALIZING THE MENU DECORATIONS
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