The Routledge Companion to Nonprofit Marketing

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Adrian Sargeant, Walter W. Wymer
Routledge, 2008 - Business & Economics - 432 pages

This timely collection of cutting-edge articles offers a complete overview of marketing in the nonprofit sector. Written by a leading team of international experts, it examines the issues faced by public and nonprofit organizations in marketing and raising funds, and provides a comprehensive review of the latest research.

An introductory section reviews the history of ideas in nonprofit marketing and examines those fundamental marketing principles of special relevance to nonprofit organizations. The book then explores in-depth the latest thinking in each of the most important nonprofit arenas, including:

  • voluntary sector marketing
  • fundraising
  • arts marketing
  • education marketing
  • political marketing
  • social marketing
  • volunteer recruitment, management and retention
  • public sector marketing and e-government.

Containing real-world examples and case study material throughout, The Routledge Companion to Nonprofit Marketing makes an important contribution to our understanding of marketing theory and practice in the nonprofit sector. It is an essential reference for all students, researchers and practitioners working in nonprofit marketing, fundraising or philanthropy.

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About the author (2008)

Adrian Sargeant is the Robert F Hartsook Professor of Fundraising at Indiana University.  He is Editor of the International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing.

Walter Wymer is Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Lethbridge. He is Editor of the Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing.


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