The Nonprofit Development Companion: A Workbook for Fundraising Success

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 24, 2010 - Business & Economics - 224 pages

A comprehensive workbook covering all aspects of successful nonprofit development

One of the most significant factors in the success of any marketing and fundraising program is the ability and willingness of the organization to take the time to develop an integrated development plan with realistic budgets, timelines, and areas of responsibility. The Nonprofit Development Companion examines all aspects of successful development and includes useable templates and examples that can be adapted for application within any nonprofit organization.

  • Covers a specific element in each chapter, including mission, strategic planning, case for support, marketing/communications, use of volunteers, fundraising program, recordkeeping system, CEO, governing board, and development staffing
  • Includes templates and samples to provide specific examples to use right away
  • Offers a new approach to nonprofit fundraising and marketing

Based on sound development principles, this book gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to build and run a successful development program.

 

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Contents

How Does Development Mean?
1
A Clear and Compelling Mission
9
Building Ownership through Planning
15
Creating the Case for Support
25
Telling Your Organizations Story
33
contents
39
The Fundraising Program
51
Research and Recordkeeping
109
The Organization and Use of Volunteers
127
Building and Keeping an Effective Governing Board
137
Your Organizations Real Chief Development Officer
163
The Development Professional
173
About the Author
185
Index
191
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About the author (2010)

BRYDON M. DeWITT is President of DeWitt & Associates, Inc., and has been a development professional for more than thirty-five years. In addition to consulting, Mr. DeWitt has made presentations and conducted seminars/workshops for conferees and governing boards.

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